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Working outdoors is not just for those on farms or out in the bush. Meet four city workers who have replaced the office ceiling with the…
03.29 / 01:12
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Huon Valley Guessing Games It is not too late for Huon Valley Council’s (nine-councillors-in-one) commissioner, Adriana Taylor, to change her mind and give ex-mayor Peter Coad the justice he…
03.28 / 22:21
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The woman behind the Ellendale centre, which has just one convicted sex offender still in residence, vows to stay and wants to hold a community meet and…
03.28 / 19:48
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Take a good look at this magnificent Tarkine myrtle Will and Guy. It’s probably a millennium old, and has been living in harmony with the earth since its creation. Unlike you two, it has a dazzling character and radiates with life…
03.28 / 12:14
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“It was miraculous. It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honour, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice. Anybody could do it; it required no brains at all. It merely required no character.” Joseph Heller Catch 22 … Turnbull also will tackle 18C – something Abbott failed to do –…
03.28 / 12:14
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In an intriguing display of spiritual gymnastics, Teen Challenge Tasmania has accepted a $20,000 donation from the Australian Leisure and Hospitality (ALH) Group to assist with the Home of Hope take-over of the Meander Primary School site. • What Teen Challenge says…
03.28 / 12:14
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In a few days, you might read a newspaper column about the coming property Armageddon with somebody else’s name in the byline. They get paid for the column, and I get paid for the content. That’s the way my world works. Here’s the guts of it … A LITTLE HISTORY ... June 12, 2015 ... • Rational Radical: The housing crash we had to have: A Gen Y perspective on the…
03.28 / 12:14
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Launch Speech for Losing Streak, Republic Bar, Tuesday 14 March 2017 … The lies told, the cover ups, the secrecy, the massive public subsidy of a private family owned firm that created an unlevel playing field across the hospitality sector; the transfer of hundreds of millions of dollars from some of the most disadvantaged Tasmanians to what became on the back of their Tasmanian poker machine monopoly, one of the richest families in the nation; the ethically indefensible role played…
03.28 / 12:14
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Tasmania's Health Minister dismisses calls by Opposition Leader Rebecca White for an inquiry into bed shortages at Royal Hobart Hospital, asking "Is this the best she can come up…
03.28 / 12:13
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The Greens describe a deleted Facebook photo of Minister Matthew Groom with the man trying to build a cable car on Mount Wellington as…
03.28 / 12:13
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A woman shot in the hand while trying to shield her friend who was murdered in peak hour traffic in Hobart increases her compensation…
03.28 / 12:13
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In the wake of the shock announcement of Tasmanian Attorney-General Vanessa Goodwin's illness, political foes and the public shelve their differences and rally together for…
03.28 / 12:13
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As Evandale Football Club celebrates its 125th year, new female teams are giving the northern Tasmanian club renewed…
03.28 / 12:13
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A religious charity planning to build a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre in rural Tasmania cops flak for accepting a donation from a major pokies and pubs…
03.28 / 12:13
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The astonishing crime report result showing one Tasmanian location as having the highest usage of MDMA of anywhere in Australia could be the result of a 'music festival' coinciding with its sample period, a top anti-crime figure…
03.28 / 12:13
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A Tasmanian man who nursed his dying wife at home hopes others will continue to have the option of palliative care as two key programs face funding…
03.24 / 09:14
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Greens leader Cassy O'Connor lashes Tasmania's Speaker over new restrictions on media access at State Parliament, saying Parliament "belongs to all of…
03.24 / 05:58
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Covered in fur, scooping up poo and never happier. Working as a pet taxi driver provides plenty of challenges but plenty of cute, adorable clients to cuddle…
03.24 / 01:24
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Tasmania has a much higher proportion of glass on its beaches than plastic, contrary to international trends, according to newly published…
03.23 / 23:41
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An elderly Hobart man with dementia perished in a fire at house after he removed a smouldering log from a wood heater and left it beside the heater, a coroner has…
03.23 / 19:39
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