Daina Oliver, The Advocate

Daina Oliver

The Advocate

Launceston, TAS, Australia

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Past articles by Daina:

Tasmania's jumping castle tragedy: Addison Stewart, Zane Mellor, Jye Sheehan, Jalailah Jayne-Maree Jones and Peter Dodt named

The five children lost their lives while celebrating the end of the year at Hillcrest Primary School. → Read More

Man in hospital, offender on run after Newnham shooting

The victim in his 20s was taken to Launceston General Hospital in a serious condition after he was believed to had been shot in the chest. → Read More

COVID-19 positive woman isolating in Hobart after arriving on Sydney flight

The woman arrived in Hobart from the USA via Sydney on Monday. → Read More

Man dead, woman critically injured in Ravenswood stabbing at Prossers River Road

The alleged offender, who was known to the victims, has not been located by police. → Read More

Girl, 4, dies in Royal Hobart Hospital after Cadbury Road crash

The girl was in a critical condition after running onto Cadbury Road and into oncoming traffic. → Read More

Launceston, Perth Virgin Australia flights introduced

Northern Tasmania will now have a direct connection to every mainland state capital. → Read More

Flinders Island fisherman still lost after falling overboard

The search for the missing crew member will resume when weather conditions settle. → Read More

Police claim Tasmanians caught lying about visiting high-risk NSW, Victoria COVID-19 areas

The man spent time in Victoria and the two women in NSW before returning home. → Read More

Deloraine home on Long Ridge Road destroyed by fire

The fire caused $200,000 worth of damage to the historic cottage. → Read More

Man died, woman seriously injured Camp Creek Reserve crash on King Island

The police crash investigation team will be flown out this morning to investigate the scene. → Read More

St Mary's woman survives crashing car off Elephant Pass Road cliff

The woman sustained serious injuries to her head and spine, but not life-threatening. → Read More

Emergency services save passengers aboard sinking boat

The four people aboard activated the rescue beacon when the boat started taking on water. → Read More

Tasmania Police arrest man for alleged knife point robbery near Morty's Shopping Complex

The man threatened a woman opposite the Morty's Shopping Complex. → Read More

Tasmania's wild winds continue, SES warns to prepare homes

State Emergency Service encourages people to prepare properties for wild gusts ahead. → Read More

Bureau of Meteorology issues weather warning for Tasmania

The Bureau of Meteorology forecasts a vigorous cold front on Tuesday evening, bringing damaging winds. → Read More

Dark Mofo 2021 cancels controversial artwork

The project looked to soak the Union Jack in the blood of First Nations people. → Read More

Bureau of Meteorology warns Tasmanians of severe weather on the way

Damaging winds and surf, as well as heavy rainfall is forecast to hit Wednesday. → Read More

Exeter High School's Layla Seen behind free sanitary products in Tasmanian public schools

Layla Seen learned the power of her own voice after making waves across the state. → Read More

Tasmania Police report injured bushwalker in Meander Falls area

A personal locator beacon was activated this afternoon in the Meander Falls area. → Read More

Brett Whiteley's Waves V drawing found in QVMAG archives

QVMAG purchased Waves V for its collection 42 years before it was reported missing in 2018. → Read More