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Feisty Tasmanian devils roaming mainland Australia again
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The enduring mystery of whale beaching
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Almost 500 pilot whales stranded on Australian island state
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Dozens of Sydney suburbs warned about coronavirus risk as Tasmania reveals plan to reopen border with NSWGladys Berejiklian says she wants to open the Victorian border 'as soon as we can', with NSW recording two new local coronavirus cases today.
Gladys Berejiklian 'cautious' about opening to Victoria, as Tasmania reveals plan to reopen to NSWThere are two new local cases of COVID-19 in NSW as Gladys Berejiklian says she wants to open the Victorian border "as soon as we can" and Tasmania announces plans to reopen to NSW next week.
'Excited' Tasmanians as state reopens borders to low-risk states and territoriesTasmania has reopened to low-risk coronavirus states and territories, all bar NSW and Victoria.
No quarantine for New Zealanders arriving in Victoria, as travel bubble bursts into other statesTravellers from New Zealand have arrived in Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia despite the state governments refusing to participate in the trans-Tasman travel bubble..
Tasmania may open to NSW in early November if coronavirus cases remain lowTasmania could open up to NSW residents from early November, but Premier Peter Gutwein says more time is needed to assess the coronavirus risk.
At least 80 New Zealanders travellers left NSW in trans-Tasman bubble bungleTravellers from New Zealand have arrived in Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia despite the state governments refusing to participate in the trans-Tasman travel bubble arrangements.
Tasmania is hoping locals will fill the void left by seasonal workers - but will they?With international borders still closed due to COVID-19, Tasmania is short of workers for its fruit harvesting season. It is instead hoping locals will step in to help.
For the first time in 3000 years, there are Tasmanian devils running free on mainland AustraliaA conservation effort has seen Tasmanian devils reintroduced to the New South Wales Hunter region.
Tasmania to reopen borders to 'low-risk' coronavirus states from end of the monthTravellers from South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory will be able to return to Tasmania from 26 October.
Hope saved pilot whales in Tasmania can reunite at seaThe heads at Macquarie Harbour in Tasmania is a stranding hotspot for pilot whales - a scientist explains why.
Race to save surviving whales in Tasmania after worst mass stranding in Australia's historyRescuers have saved 70 pilot whales stranded in Tasmania but are now faced with the grim task of collecting almost 400 carcasses.
Race to save surviving whales in TasmaniaAuthorities in Tasmania will try to save about 30 pilot whales still alive after the worst mass stranding on record in Australia of some 460 animals.
Another 200 pilot whales have been discovered stranded on Tasmania's remote west coastAnother 200 pilot whales have been discovered stranded on Tasmania's remote west coast and rescuers say the majority have likely died. It takes the overall number of stranded whales at Macquarie..
Race against time as at least one third of pilot whales stranded off Tasmania's coast have diedRescuers say a third of about 270 pilot whales stranded off Tasmania's west coast have died, as efforts begin to save the remaining mammals.
Third of stranded Tas whales likely deadRescuers say a third of about 270 pilot whales stranded off Tasmania's west coast have died, as efforts begin to save the remaining mammals.
Incredible scenes in Tasmania as hundreds of pilot whales remain stuck on remote sandbarsAuthorities are set to launch an early morning rescue mission to save some 270 whales stranded off Tasmania's remote west coast. About 25 of the pilot whales are believed to have already died after the..
Race against time to save 270 whales stranded off Tasmania's remote west coastSome 270 pilot whales have become stranded on sandbars off Tasmania's remote coast, with authorities set to launch a rescue mission on Tuesday morning.
At least 25 whales dead as hundreds stranded off Tasmanian coastAuthorities are set to launch an early morning rescue mission to save some 270 whales stranded off Tasmania's remote west coast. About 25 of the pilot whales are believed to have already died after the..
Shame is stopping Australia's international students from asking for helpA charity in Tasmania has been providing free meals and groceries to international students during the coronavirus pandemic - but some are still unwilling to accept support.
Tasmania to keep border closed until at least December amid Victoria's coronavirus crisisTasmania Premier Peter Gutwein has announced the state's border will stay shut until at least 1 December.
Man in his 60s becomes Tasmania's first coronavirus case in nearly three weeksA man in his 60s who returned to Tasmania after going to Melbourne for medical treatment has tested positive to coronavirus.
Tasmania records fresh virus caseA man in his 60s who returned to Tasmania after going to Melbourne for medical treatment has tested positive to coronavirus.
Tasmania abandons plan to reopen border to parts of mainland Australia this weekTasmania will not open its border to SA, WA and NT residents at the end of the week as planned, Premier Peter Gutwein has announced.
Tasmania to create 'safe travel bubble' with South Australia, Western Australia, Northern TerritoryVictoria, NSW, the ACT and Queensland are excluded from Tasmania's 'safe travel bubble'.
Shark grabs 10-year-old boy from fishing boat in TasmaniaA shark has grabbed a 10-year-old boy off a fishing boat in waters off northwest Tasmania.
Young people in Tasmania are struggling more than ever to find workYouth unemployment in Tasmania before the pandemic was a big issue in the state, but young people are now struggling more than ever to find meaningful work.
Tasmania's Beaconsfield mine set to reopenTasmania's Beaconsfield gold mine, the site of a dramatic underground rescue in 2006, will be brought back into production under new owners.
What happened to Tasmania's intake of Australia's 12,000 Syrian and Iraqi refugees?Australia welcomed thousands Syrian and Iraqi refugees in a one-off intake beginning in 2015, but finding affordable housing and the desire to join larger migrant communities on the mainland meant not..
Watch: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is speaking liveVictorian Premier Daniel Andrews is speaking live with COVID-19 update shortly. The military has been called in and other states have been asked for help as Victoria battles surging coronavirus..
Law reform body finds Tasmania's transgender laws working well, recommends changes to stop non-consensual surgeryThe Tasmanian Law Reform Commission has recommended that forcing an intersex person to have
South Australia is opening its borders to Tasmania, WA and the NTSouth Australia will move early to lift COVID-19 border restrictions with WA, the NT and Tasmania from midnight.
3,000 temporary visa holders have taken up Tasmania's coronavirus support paymentTasmania became the first state to offer its 26,000 temporary visa holders a one-off support payment to help with the impacts of COVID-19 - but some say it only goes so far.
Elderly Tasmanian man becomes latest coronavirus caseA man in his 70s is the first fresh coronavirus case in Tasmania in a week.
Weekend coronavirus testing urged in NSW, Tasmania says will reopen green spaces soonNSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has urged people to come forward for COVID-19 testing over the weekend, while Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein says an outbreak in the state's northwest is now under..
Sydney aged care resident and elderly woman in Tasmania die of coronavirusThe 13th resident of a Sydney aged care home has died of coronavirus, while another elderly woman in northwest Tasmania has succumbed to the disease.
Two more elderly Australians die of coronavirus, bringing toll to 93The 13th resident of a Sydney aged care home has died of coronavirus, while another elderly woman in northwest Tasmania has succumbed to the disease.
Two more virus deaths in northwest TasTwo elderly women have died from coronavirus in northwest Tasmania, bringing the state's toll to 13.
Ruby Princess was the 'likely' cause of Tasmania's outbreak, says premierThe Ruby Princess has been described as the "ground zero" for a deadly coronavirus outbreak in northwest Tasmania, as the state confirms a 12th death.
Australia links coronavirus outbreak in remote south to Carnival Corp cruise shipA coronavirus outbreak in Australia's remote southern island state of Tasmania likely originated from the Ruby Princess cruise ship, a government report published on Thursday concluded, as the national..
Tasmania records another COVID-19 deathAn 11th person has died of COVID-19 in Tasmania, giving the island state the third highest toll in Australia after NSW and Victoria.
Australians told not to get complacent as virus death toll rises to 80Tasmania has recorded its tenth coronavirus death, bringing fatalities across the nation to 80.
Tenth virus death in TasmaniaA 90-year-old man has become the tenth person to die from coronavirus in Tasmania, taking the national toll to 80.
Australia’s coronavirus death toll rises to 78 as states look to ramp up testingFollowing another rise in Australia's national coronavirus death toll, Tasmania and New South Wales say they're looking to ramp up testing.
Tasmania to give cash payments to temporary visa holders affected by coronavirus pandemicTasmania is providing cash payments for temporary visa holders suffering financial hardship as part of a $3 million coronavirus support package.