Sean Slatter, The Advocate

Sean Slatter

The Advocate

Launceston, TAS, Australia

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Past articles by Sean:

Burnie shark victim recovering after reconstructive surgery

A North-West Coast woman who was attacked by a shark on Wednesday has undergone extensive reconstructive surgery to her injured right leg. → Read More

Man killed in single-vehicle crash at Forth

A 77-year-old man has died after losing control of his vehicle and crashing into an armco railing at Forth in the state’s North-West on Saturday. → Read More

Highway’s federal funding

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will announce $60 million in federal funding to upgrade the Bass Highway, when he visits Wynyard on Sunday. → Read More

Structure fire at Sisters Beach

Emergency Services have been called to a house fire at Sisters Beach in the state’s North East. Tasmania Police said it received a call of a structure fire on Irby Boulevard at 6.39pm. There were no injuries from the fire. It is not known what caused the blaze. This story Structure fire at Sisters Beach first appeared on The Examiner. → Read More

Rockliff shows tricks of trade

SUCCESSFUL MISSION: Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff with Pivotal Maritime International general manager Dr Jeffrey Hawkins. Tasmania “made its presence felt” in last week’s trade mission to the United States, says Deputy Premier Jeremy Rockliff. Eight businesses and Tasmanian Defence Advocate Rear Admiral joined Mr Rockliff in pursuing advanced manufacturing and defence opportunities within the… → Read More

Tassie makes Times hit list

Tasmania's global reputation has received another boost. → Read More

Police arrest 16-year-old in relation to Ravenswood armed robbery

The suburb's newsagency was hit. → Read More

Are bike helmets just a big headache?

Survey shows more people would ride if helmet laws were relaxed → Read More

Fire services still on the scene at Tasmania Alkaloids, Westbury

Tasmania Fire Service is at the scene of a fire at Tasmanian Alkaloids in Westbury. → Read More

Fire services still on the scene of Tasmania Alkaloid fire in Westbury

Tasmania Fire Service is at the scene of a fire at Tasmanian Alkaloids in Westbury. → Read More

Launceston finish for long riders

EASY RIDERS: Motorcycle riders make their way down Bathurst Street on Thursday as part of the 2017 Long Ride. Picture: Paul Scambler. “God made Australia for people to enjoy themselves, but he made Tasmania for motorbikes.” Those were the words of Long Ride founder Chris Dunne after the annual charity motorbike journey finished up in Launceston on Thursday. More than 400 riders made their way… → Read More

Man dies after car rolls over on Frankford Road

A man has died after his car rolled over on Frankford Road at Harford. → Read More

State braves coldest spring in 14 years

Latest Burnie news, sport, football and business news from The Advocate. → Read More

Suicide priority focus for state

Three communities on the Coast are part of a major new suicide prevention trial → Read More

Saying cheese for Foster Carer’s Week

Dairy has come with a message of care for Foster Carer's Week → Read More

New rail safety focus for TasRail and Tas Police

TasRail is renewing its focus on safety on its railway network. → Read More

Revue legends Burnie bound

CLASSIC COMEDY: Amy Read, John X, Karen McMullen, Andrew Casey and Graeme Paine. Picture: Neil Richardson. The best of Tasmania’s history of revue is warming up ahead of performances on the Coast later this month. Legends of Revue Ride Again brings together the collective experience of more than 60 revues, with performers John X, Graeme Paine, Andrew Casey and Andrew Colrain putting their own… → Read More

Deaths show the true damage from ICE

The sharp increase in deaths from ICE is unsurprising says a Tasmanian health figure. → Read More