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Steampunk artisan Cookie Jansen’s outfit of leather, old doona covers and machinery is finished with a steam-powered heart, for Australia’s largest festival of working steam machinery. Full Article: Steampunker fires up her heart at Tasmania's Steamfest Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

About 150 Tasmanian prisoners will participate in parenting program Circle of Security, helping them to improve family connections and rehabilitate successfully, with the State Government committing $150,000 to the initiative. Full Article: Program helping prisoners become better parents to launch in Tasmania Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

More than 112,000 pieces of garbage including a “toxic wave of plastics” are collected by volunteers from remote beaches in Tasmania’s World Heritage area. Full Article: Record rubbish haul collected from remote Tasmanian beaches Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Robots designed to help surgeons remove damaged knees with greater accuracy and insert new implants, reducing the need for a second replacement later in life. Full Article: Robots are helping surgeons with full knee replacements Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

New robotic technology could make knee replacements more successful and longer-lasting, according to a Tasmanian orthopaedic surgeon who is an early adopter of the technology. Full Article: Surgical robots at the cutting edge of knee replacements Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

From bed pans to bone saws and even a convict’s tooth, a collection of medical equipment is being used to tell the story of health care in Tasmania. Full Article: Bone saws and bloodletting: Antique medical equipment on show Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

They mostly come out at night, so let’s shed some light on moths and why they’re an important part of the ecosystem. Full Article: How to tell a moth from a butterfly Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Police are investigating a boating incident at Ansons Bay that killed two men in their late 60s from northern Tasmania. Full Article: Two men killed, third swims ashore after Tasmanian boating incident Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

The story of an elderly man who died alone, except for the company of his two pet dogs, is tragic. But there has been a happy ending for the loyal pooches Indigo and Blue. Full Article: Old dogs who guarded elderly owner's body find new home together Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News […]

An Italian buyer of Australian super fine wool is urging growers to listen to the market and end mulesing before more customers look to other countries for their merino wool. Full Article: 'It's the 21st century': Wool buyers push for more action against sheep mulesing Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania


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