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Prime Minister feels "distressed" after hearing of reduced sentence for one of the Bali Bombers

Umar Patek could walk free within days, after serving 10 of a 20-year sentence.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 19
Snow expected for Tasmanian hills

A cold front is moving across Tasmania tonight, with snowfall expected as low as 400 metres on Monday.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 18
Unemployment rates hit record lows

More than 6000 additional people are employed, compared with before the pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 18
Tourism booming in Tasmania

It comes after the latest numbers were released for June, and they're record breaking.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 18
Drug bust will make a significant impact on Aussie supply

Almost 750kg of the drug Ice has been stopped from hitting Australian streets. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 18
Hobart Chargers men's coach not committed to next season

Anthony Stewart is considering moving away from the NBL and instead focusing on his son's development.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 17
Even less choice for renters looking for a home in Hobart

Properties in Hobart are being snapped up in just 19 days, according to the latest data from PropTrack.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 17
Health workers say the government is pressuring them to accept $2 thousand boost

The healthcare boost from the Premier is being labelled as "cynical," after it was revealed industrial action would have to stop before the money was made available.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 17
Tasmanian paramedics are walking off the job today in unprecedented action

The state's ambos will be rallying outside the Royal Hobart Hospital calling for pay in line with the mainland.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 17
Jacqui Lambie joins calls for former Prime Minister to step down from Parliament

It's been revealed the former Prime Minister Scott Morrison secretly appointed himself to five portfolios.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 17
Hobart Christmas pageant returns

It's coming back after COVID stalled the celebrations for the last two years.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 16
$2 thousand boost for healthcare workers

Premier Jeremy Rockliff has written to unions to propose the one off allowance for $2 thousand.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 16
State's tourism body calling for an end to cruise ships

Tasmania's tourism heavyweights are calling for a 5-year ban on mega-cruise ships in the state.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 16
Pressure mounts on Scott Morrison to explain secret portfolios

The government is now asking why he was sworn in to jointly run health, finance and resources at the height of the Covid pandemic.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 15
How Tasmania's renters are shivering through winter

Tasmanian homes spent the longest periods below the recommended 18 degrees in the country. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 15
Hobart Council votes to move colonial statue in Australian-first

Hobart City Council voted overnight to move the statue of William Crowther from Franklin square.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 15
JackJumpers memberships sell out in less than an hour for 2022-23 season

Today the first JackJumpers imports are landing in Tasmania, to meet the team for the first time.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 15
NDIS allegedly infiltrated by organised crime

Intelligence officials are calling for a multi-agency taskforce to stop organised criminals from rorting the National Disability Insurance Scheme. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 14
Hobart's petrol prices remain the nation's highest

It comes as the Premier is in discussions with the Federal Government to extend cuts to the fuel excise.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 14
Three men involved in murder of pensioner granted parole

All three men who allegedly involved in the murder of a pensioner in his Rokeby home have been released on parole.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 14
Clean-up underway after wild weather hit Tasmania

The state emergency service responded to 95 requests for help, with some inundated homes and properties among them.  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 14
Nurses Union says RHH's coffee and chocolate gift falls short

The ANMF says it's pretty unfortunate timing   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Handful of AFL Club Presidents reportedly "violently opposed" to a Tassie team

The AFL Commission will meet on Monday to discuss the status of a 19th licence for a team in TASMANIA and the broadcasting rights.   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Nurses campaigning for wage rises given coffee and chocolate

The union says members were broadly disappointed by the offer - with a perception that it's in response to industrial action   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Bus and 3 cars collide in North Hobart

A bus has collided with 3 cars at the intersection of Warwick and Elizabeth Streets this morning   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 11
Federal Government backs Tassie AFL team but says licence first - stadium later

The Federal Infrastructure Minister says a licence needs to come first - calling on the AFL to do the right thing  See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Canberra backs new stadium in Hobart - but we need to land an AFL team first

Federal Infrastructure Minister Catherine King has thrown her support behind the team - but no promise of cash just yet.   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Tasmania's heath system in crisis as patient dies while ramped at the LGH

The Premier says there'll be a formal investigation into the death -    See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
Could Aldi be heading to Hobart?

We're the only State without the German supermarket. See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 10
More delays for Tassie travellers waiting on passports

The Australian passport office says its printer is being repaired   See omnystudio.com/listener https://omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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Aug 09