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Greens promise a moratorium on salmon farming

The Tasmanian Greens will lobby for a complete ban on near-shore salmon farms on the East and North-West coasts of Tasmania.Under a motion passed at the party’s state conference, farms would be banned on the East Coast from Cape Portland to Tasman Island

23 min. ago in Regional

History repeats for fifth time

Former Northern Rangers captain Todd Hingston has extraordinarily taken out the George Dale medal for an incredible fifth time. The feat was made more remarkable when the Somerset Sharks star played half the Northern Championship season, polling 23 votes

today, 13:17 in Sport

Wink wink nudge nudge ... say no more

Sprinting sensation It’s A Wink will look to claim one of the club’s classic events when she contests the Steve King Ladies Bracelet Final over 515m at Mowbray on Monday night.The Russell Watts-trained daughter of Jagger Swagger was impressive in her hea

today, 13:10 in Sport

NTJSA tournament its biggest ever in 27 years

Forget the World Cup.That controversial FIFA decision to expand from 32 nation teams to 48 for 2026. The grandiose of thrilling tournament soccer isn’t at Russia next year, but now at the spacious surrounds of Churchill Park. Well, sort of. But the annua

today, 13:10 in Sport

Go inside Tasmania's world of pigeon racing

With rigorous training, a balanced diet and significant money invested, racing pigeons are athletes. Homing pigeons fly directly to their cage from thousands of kilometres away. Only theories exist about how they do it. Some say it has something to do wi

today, 12:22 in Regional

Tasmanian Greens election vision revealed

The Tasmanian Greens will immediately push to remove poker machines from pubs and clubs and restrict logging in protected areas if it holds the balance of power at the next election.At the party’s state conference on Sunday, Greens’ leader Cassy O’Connor

today, 12:22 in Regional

We take you for a look around Tasmania’s parliament

It’s a complicated place, Parliament House.Behind its doors, our laws are made, elected members debate our future, and the sound of bells ring continuously throughout each sitting day. But the world of politics is a tricky one, even for our most experien

today, 11:00 in Regional

Weekender one

It’s a complicated place Parliament House.Behind its doors, our laws are made, elected members debate our future, and the sound of bells rings continuously throughout the day. But the world of politics can be a tricky one to understand, even for the most

today, 09:51 in Regional

One-year-old boy found safe in Tasmania after removed from Queensland

Police have found a one-year-old boy safe and well in Tasmania after he had been removed from a Queensland hospital earlier this week..The boy was removed from the Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland on Thursday and was located with his two-year

today, 08:58 in Regional

Q&A with Launceston dietitian Sandra Murray on preventative health

CARLY DOLAN:What’s your professional background?SANDRA MURRAY: I’ve been a dietitian for 30 years. I spent my first few years working in a hospital, then in food industry for 12 years, and then for the last 15 years, I’ve been here in Tasmania. I’m now v

today, 08:02 in Regional

Launceston group's search for cure for gastroparesis supported by Peter Gutwein

It’s been two years since Jacinda Turner’s life was thrown into chaos through the most simple thing: an inability to eat.A quick breakfast before rushing to work; a leisurely Sunday lunch with friends; a snack on the run – all gone from her daily life as

today, 08:02 in Regional

Embroiderer Maree Caplin is a regular at the Axeman's Makers Market

Maree Caplin has been sewing since the age of three.Back then, she would create artwork on paper using a sewing machine. “At a very young age I was introduced to sewing after being given a hand-crank machine to play with,” she said. “My mother told me se

today, 07:22 in Regional

2017 Tasmanian State League grand final | coaches' comments

TOM Couch hoped for glory when took over as North Launceston coach but never expected it. After lifting the premiership cup with his skipper Taylor Whitford on the other side, Couch was clearly feeling like he had just jumped out of an aeroplane from 100

yesterday, 21:46 in Sport

Hobart wheelers rider Madeleine Fasnacht's bad luck at worlds

Tasmania’s next up-and-coming hopeful Madeleine Fasnacht was on the end of a luckless ride, but still stands in a strong position during the 2017 UCI world road championships.The time-trial bronze medallist finished 14th in the junior women's road race a

yesterday, 21:33 in Sport

2017 Tasmanian State League grand final | North Launceston v Lauderdale

NORTH Launceston reaffirmed its status as Tasmania’s premier club – winning a State League record three premierships in just four seasons.The Northern Bombers outsmarted, outplayed and overawed an undisciplined Lauderdale side 21.22 (148) to 9.7 (81), wh

yesterday, 19:52 in Sport
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