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DAILY BRIEFING: Labor calls for an investigation into how a 17-year-old escaped detainee custody, while a community group releases its vision for a new UTAS campus Read more: Tasmania Now: Political row over teenage escapee, community group launches own masterplan for UTAS Source: ABC News

The 24-year-old believes a move to change laws in Tasmania allowing survivors of sexual crimes to share their stories will give greater insights into how perpetrators operate. Read more: Grace fought for the right to speak about her sexual assault. Now the law is changing so others can too Source: ABC News

The death of 17-year-old Maggie Lore at the Blackmans Bay blowhole in 2017 prompts a southern Tasmanian council to conduct a risk assessment of several areas in its municipality. Read more: Councils review 'high risk' Tasmanian cliffs after 'very tragic' accident Source: ABC News

In blind taste tests at a competition in Victoria this weekend, the tap water from Mackay Regional Council in Queensland is judged the best in Australia. Read more: Mackay named as city with best drinking water in Australia Source: ABC News

Mick Lawrence was making a film for his son, Tim. But, when Tim was tragically killed in a jet ski accident in 2017 he dropped the project. Now, two years on, it’s finished. Read more: Family tragedy and a life of 'rogue waves' inspire Tasmanian surfing legend Source: ABC News

Before moving to Tasmania, Malak Abdou was a veterinarian in Egypt. Now working on a farm, he’s one of the lucky ones. Read more: Malak had a vet clinic in Egypt. Now he's lucky to work on a farm Source: ABC News

Until now little has been known about what penguins get up to when they head out to sea to forage. Read more: Gone fishing: Study reveals the activities of penguins at sea Source: ABC News

With the imminent arrival of a new salmon processing ship in Tasmania, and another even larger ship next month, some in the local sailing community fear there is “an accident waiting to happen” on the already very busy waterways. Read more: Big salmon ships in busy waterway have local sailors on edge Source: ABC News

Farmers are still waiting on a Federal Government commitment to boost biosecurity funding. Read more: Calls for more funding to be spent on biosecurity, as African swine fever spreads Source: ABC News

A group of cyber sleuths from Adelaide takes out the national missing persons “hackathon”, finding nearly 100 new pieces of information for police to investigate. Read more: Adelaide cyber sleuths win missing persons 'hackathon' Source: ABC News


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