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Past articles by Isobel:

Liberals promise $81.5 million for public transport

The Liberal Party is promising $81.5 million to invest in new buses and infrastructure to upgrade Tasmania's public transport. The funding will go towards: In... → Read More

Tribunal will investigate Targa Tasmania fatalities

Three people died during this year's Targa Tasmania event. → Read More

Tasmanian state election 2021: Parties stance on LGBTQIA+ reform

LBGTQIA+ organisation Equality Tasmania is calling for further law reform. → Read More

Greens plan to increase mining, casino, fish farming and developers taxes

The party is promising to raise an additional $1.23 billion by increasing taxes on corporations. → Read More

Labor promises 144 new paramedics, 10 extended hour GP centres and two new paramedic stations

The Labor Party announced a $167 million ambulance strategy to address ramping and improve regional health. → Read More

AWU writes to national Labor executive to intervene in Tasmania

The Australian Workers Union has written a letter to the national Labor party executive to intervene. → Read More

Greg Longmore may be able to leave hospital in next few weeks

The Adams Distillery worker received burns to about 40 per cent of his body last month. → Read More

Push to ban conversion practices in Tasmania, a survivor's story

We spoke to a Tasmanian survivor of conversion practices, after his 20 year struggle. → Read More

150 years of rail between Launceston and Deloraine

Tasmania's railway history began 150 years ago, when the Launceston to Deloraine line was opened, but there were some bumps along the line in the beginning. I... → Read More

Six Community Transport Services Tasmania cars stolen at Mowbray

The cars are used for transporting elderly passengers. → Read More

Council proposes $208 million UTAS Stadium upgrade and a new indoor sports and entertainment facility

The draft plans also feature a 5000 capacity sporting and entertainment facility attached. → Read More

Tasmania spent less per child in early education last year than anywhere else in Australia

The state and federal governments spent less per child in early education services in Tasmania in 2019/20 than anywhere else in Australia, a new report has sh... → Read More

Four year wait for Right to Information reviews

Ombudsman Tasmania is still reviewing a Right to Information request from four years ago, with its backlog of reviews dating back as early as 2017 and another 106 others waiting in line behind it. → Read More

Forty-four new nurses and 12 new GPs to boost Tasmania's North

Northern Tasmania's health sector is getting some new recruits, with 44 graduate nurses set to join the ranks at the Launceston General Hospital and 12 new ge... → Read More

Tasmania's report card shows state of affairs

It is the first drop of many by the Productivity Commission for its annual report on government services. → Read More

Severe weather warnings and flood watches issued for Tasmania in lead up to Christmas

The weather will be wet in the lead up to Christmas, but a 'generally fine' December 25 is predicted. → Read More

Review: The Tasmanian Walking Company's signature Overland Track trip

Australian Community Media reporter ISOBEL COOTES completed the Overland Track in October, with the help of 12 strangers, wine and cheese. → Read More

Police investigate deliberately lit fire at St Helens District High School kindergarten

The deliberately lit fire caused an estimated $15,000 in damage to the school. → Read More

LGAT boss Katrena Stephenson will step down at the end of 2020

Dr Katrena Stephenson is taking up a job with the Kingborough Council instead. → Read More

Search underway for 12-year-old mountain biker near Weldborough

It's believed the boy was mountain biking with his family when he became separated from them. → Read More