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Steampunker fires up her heart for north-west Tasmanian celebration of steam engines. Full Article: Steampunker fires up her heart Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

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 […]


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