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This year’s $50,000 Glover Prize is awarded to an artwork judges are describing as a “psychological landscape” rather than a literal interpretation of a Tasmanian scene. Full Article: Glover Prize landscape art award bagged by first-time entrant Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

A man is dead and another is in police custody after a hit-and-run in the Launceston suburb of Prospect Vale, where Tasmania Police allege a black dual cab Ford Ranger was seen leaving the crash. Full Article: Driver in custody after fatal hit-and-run in Launceston Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Tasmania Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in the Launceston suburb of Prospect Vale, where they allege a black dual cab Ford Ranger was seen leaving the crash. Full Article: Fatal hit-and-run in Launceston sparks man hunt for driver Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Devonport Mayor and Federal Senator Steve Martin confirms he will resign as Mayor today to focus on his senatorial role. The former Jacqui Lambie Network member says he hasn’t got time to do both. Full Article: Devonport Mayor Steve Martin resigns to focus on senator position Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

The Tasmanian Hospitality Association, which was one of the state Liberals biggest backers during the recent election campaign, is set to have its funding more than tripled in a move Labor says is a “deep corruption of governance”. Full Article: Hotels Association’s big funding win after Tasmanian election campaign Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © […]

Krill in the Southern Ocean are able to break down plastic pollution, with a Griffith University study finding they are unknowingly ingesting micro-plastics and breaking them down into nano-plastics. Full Article: Krill show surprising skill at breaking down plastics Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Breastfeeding is a natural way to feed a baby but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. A Hobart photographer is sharing stories from 100 women to help mothers feel connected. Full Article: 100 breastfeeding stories a shared experience for women Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Premier Will Hodgman pays tribute to his late friend Vanessa Goodwin at her funeral, saying she battled her cancer “with dependable courage and dignity”. Full Article: Mourners farewell Vanessa Goodwin at state funeral in Hobart Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Thousands are expected to fill a Hobart cathedral to capacity today to pay their respects to Vanessa Goodwin, the fondly remembered former Tasmanian attorney-general who died last Saturday. Full Article: Vanessa Goodwin to be farewelled by large crowd in Hobart Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

A Tasmanian man died after unacceptable delays in critical procedures and poor communication between two hospitals, a coroner finds. Full Article: Coroner criticises hospital care as 'indifferent, farcical' before man's death Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania


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