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Amateur vision has caught the moment when two mountain bikers crash on the same turn within minutes of each other. The downhill bikers were riding in Tasmania’s Maydena Bike Park. Full Article: Mountain bikers crash on Tasmanian trails Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

They come, they ride and they occasionally break bones. But mountain bike riders are also bringing economic hope to another former forestry town in Tasmania that looked set to wither and die. Full Article: Thrills, spills and (occasional) medical bills at mountain biking mecca Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

The Liberals’ release of election policies days after Tasmanians voted draws a blast from a lawyer and political commentator, with a member of the Upper House saying if that is how things will be done, “you may as well live in a dictatorship”. Full Article: 'Voters are entitled to know': Liberals blasted again over policy […]

Tony Rundle, who led the Liberal government when the Port Arthur massacre occurred, urges the current State Government to rethink its controversial gun control policy. Full Article: Former premier warns against 'watering down' gun laws Source: ABC News Tasmania

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Tasmania’s accommodation crisis has prompted the State Government to hold an urgent housing summit next week, but planning experts say the issue should not have come as a surprise. Full Article: Tasmanian Government 'was warned about planning and housing crisis' Source: ABC News Tasmania

Champion jockey and female trailblazer Bev Buckingham criticises a female-only race event for International Women’s Day, saying it went against the equal opportunities women had previously fought for. Full Article: Jockey trailblazer says women-only racing event 'a step backwards' Source: ABC News Tasmania

The Property Council wants the State Government to conduct an urgent audit of Housing Tasmania properties to ensure empty houses are being used amid a growing accommodation crisis which has seen families living at the Hobart Showgrounds. The Tasmanian Government is being urged to ensure any vacant public housing properties are made available to families […]

Hobart’s RSPCA Animal Care Centre is closing.   The Mornington property has been advertised through Knight Frank real estate as the animal welfare organisation looks to divest a number of its “non-core practices”. Tasmania interim chief executive Dr Andrew Byrne said the centre was expected to be sold by Easter, with services relocated to the RSPCA’s Spreyton site by May. He said […]

The Northern Midlands council was very disappointed to discover, less than 24 hours after opening, the extension to the public toilets at Valentine Park in Campbell Town have been vandalized. The individuals cut the power cords to the hand dryers and have graffitied the walls and mirrors throughout. The Northern Midlands Council took to social […]


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