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DAILY BRIEFING: Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie express concerns over lack of rehabilitation at the state’s youth detention centre, while 13 people are charged after a protest at Tasmania’s Parliament Lawns. Read more: Tasmania Now: Jacqui Lambie takes aim at youth detention centre, climate protesters charged Source: ABC News

A mansion and grounds that were once home to Tasmanian tigers and exotic birds in a private zoo is going under the hammer, but be warned — it comes with a devilish price tag. Read more: Historic 1870s mansion described as a 'national treasure' to go under the hammer Source: ABC News

Farmers are entitled to a new, one-off payment from the Federal Government to help them decide if their farm is sustainable or could be sold. Read more: Government offers one-off payment for farmers coming off welfare Source: ABC News

A botched effort at censoring a scathing report on Tasmania’s juvenile detention centre reveals a litany of shortcomings, including “very little real security”, CCTV that is “rarely monitored”, inadequate reporting of force being used — and a fence that would not stop an escape attempt, only “slow it down”. Read more: The Tasmanian Government released […]

DAILY BRIEFING: The Tasmanian Government holds off formally asking the Commonwealth to help pay for firefighting in the Wilderness World Heritage Area last summer, and an Antarctic explorer pushes for a new marine park in East Antarctica. Read more: Tasmania Now: State holds off on funding request to cover bushfire costs; renewed calls for a […]

The Dalys say they are not “competition-enterers”, so you might be able to imagine their surprise to find out they have been crowned Australia’s Farmers of the Year. Read more: 'Shocked and stoked': Daughter's secret nomination wins farmers surprise award Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: An investigation is launched into a social media video showing a wombat on a blood-spattered car, and the Hobart City Council is one step closer to drug testing councillors. Read more: Tasmania Now: Wombat cruelty allegations under investigation Source: ABC News

Reports from people convinced they have seen Tasmanian tigers in the wild are released, with observers describing encounters with “cat-like creatures” they were “100 per cent certain” were thylacines. Read more: Tasmanian tiger spotters tell of stripes, cubs and animals the 'size of kelpies' in 'sighting' reports Source: ABC News

Knittings nannas arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest in Hobart Read more: Knittings nannas arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest in Hobart Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: Hobart gets tough on smokers with fines to be issued for flouting bans, and the Greens want a ban on new coal mines being opened in Tasmania. Read more: Tasmania Now: Anti-smoking officer to patrol Hobart, Greens push for new coal mine ban Source: ABC News


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