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Population to slide

A population of 650,000 by mid-century might be the Hodgman Government's big goal for Tasmania, but without some changes it's...

Optimistic farmers

Tasmania's farmers have emerged as the most upbeat in Australian agriculture and are far more confident than their counterparts interstate,...

Drug report released

The state's peak body on drug use is urging a sceptical approach to new data which shows cannabis, MDMA, oxycodone,...

Light Mofo: churches illuminate debate

Hobart churches are ditching their complaints and fighting art with art in response to this year's Dark Mofo festival. The large...

Another meningococcal case

A young girl has been discharged from the Royal Hobart Hospital after contracting the state's third case of meningococcal this...

Man charged over burglaries

A man is behind bars following a string of car burglaries and shed break-ins across Launceston in recent months. The 45-year-old...

Elderly abuse prevention

On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the state government's unveiling a prevention strategy covering this year to...

Killer barred from Tasmania

One of the country's most notorious killers has been refused permission to resettle in Tasmania. In 1996, 18-year-old Matthew De Gruchy...

Gale guilty of murder

An Ulverstone man faces a lengthy prison term when he's sentenced next month for the grisly murder of his housemate. Following...