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  1. Tasmanian mayor wants flood mitigation reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | ABC News

    A southern Tasmanian mayor is talking up the need for a review of flood mitigation measures after the worst flooding in the Huon Valley in two decades. Huonville was inundated early on Friday, flooding homes and businesses after the Huon River, swollen by heavy rain and melting snow, burst its banks.

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  2. Crews keep watch on Tas floodwatersRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Yahoo!

    Emergency crews will continue to keep tabs on floodwaters near Hobart as more run-off is expected from surrounding hills. Police and the SES were on hand south of the capital at Huonville and northwest at the township of New Norfolk overnight where some residents and businesses had been evacuated as the Huon and Derwent rivers respectively swelled.

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  3. New Norfolk caravan park evacuated ahead of flood peakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | ABC News

    The New Norfolk Caravan Park in southern Tasmania has been evacuated and the town's Esplanade closed as emergency services prepare for rising floodwaters. Derwent Valley Council's general manager Greg Winton said about 20 people had been evacuated from the caravan park and moved to higher ground at Kensington Park.

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  4. Pair face court over alleged shed drug labRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Examiner

    The man, aged 43 from New Norfolk, and the woman, aged 38 from Clarendon Vale, were arrested earlier this week after police alleged located materials used for the creation of the drug inside a Mornington shed.

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  5. Pair face court on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Mercury

    A 43-YEAR-OLD man and a 38-year-old woman have appeared in the Hobart Magistrates Court this morning charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, following a police search of an Eastern Shore property on Wednesday. Kevin James Braslin, of New Norfolk, and Alison Renee Hall, of Clarendon Vale, were charged after materials for use in the manufacture of methylamphetamine were allegedly found inside a shed at Mornington.

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  6. Drug lab found in Hobart house leads to man and woman's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Daily Mail

    Tasmania police found the lab during a search of a property in Mornington, on Hobart's Eastern Shore, on Wednesday at around 10pm. Police were drawn to a shed at the rear of the property and upon entering they were struck with a strong chemical smell and saw a range of tools used to manufacture illicit drugs.

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  7. Lyons voters cite health as reason for swing against Liberal incumbentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | ABC News

    Voters in the sprawling Tasmanian electorate of Lyons are citing health, hospitals and the low profile of the Liberal incumbent for their switch to Labor. In explaining their decision to switch from the Liberals to Labor, Lyons voters are citing health care, changes to superannuation, and Mr Hutchinson's low local profile.

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  8. Big NW role in LyonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Advocate

    The North-West pattern of swings played a key role in Labor candidate Brian Mitchell snatching the seat from incumbent Liberal MHR Eric Hutchinson. The swings ranged from large to the slight .

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  9. Adams' Lyons adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Advocate

    Labor stalwart Dick Adams has some advice for whoever wins Lyons this Saturday: You might have to buck the party line to keep the seat. Mr Adams was the member for 20 years, and was one of only three members to hold the seat between 1946 and 2013.

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  10. Cooley rewarded for his serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | HarnessLink.com

    Born in Hobart, Peter's father Ken was a leading owner and his grandfather Charles was an owner, trainer, driver, starter and handicapper. He quickly developed a knowledge and understanding of breeding and the history of trotting in Tasmania.

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  11. Tasmania's Dark Mofo stirs up a storm of creativity as festival breaks the rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A derelict asylum littered with graffiti, broken glass and animal excrement, half an hour out of Hobart, does not sound like a promising venue to open a taxpayer-subsidised arts festival. Yet it is one of the rules trashed by Tasmania's adventurous Dark Mofo festival initiated by the Museum of Old and New Art.

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  12. Dark Mofo kicks off with confronting performance pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | ABC News

    Dark Mofo has begun with an extraordinary adults-only performance by artist Mike Parr in a former mental asylum, 35 kilometres from Hobart. The festival's website offers some cautionary advice for Parr's performance at New Norfolk: "Both the exhibition and performance contain disturbing content and themes, and may not be suitable for children.

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  13. Four missing as flooding continues to threaten TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | ABC News

    Four people remain missing and three people are known to be dead, as the massive storm cell that devastated parts of the east coast causes record flooding in Tasmania. Tasmania Police have suspended the search for two elderly people swept away by floodwaters, with the search to resume at first light this morning.

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  14. Snow to cap off wet weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    Wind and rain is set to continue across Tasmania throughout the week, with snowfalls at 1000 metres expected on Friday, according to Bureau of Meteorology forecasts. Wind and rain is set to continue across Tasmania throughout the week, with snowfalls at 1000 metres expected on Friday, according to Bureau of Meteorology forecasts.

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  15. Week of rain, snow due FriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Advocate

    Wind and rain is set to continue across Tasmania throughout the week, with snowfalls at 1000 metres expected on Friday, according to Bureau of Meteorology forecasts. Wind and rain is set to continue across Tasmania throughout the week, with snowfalls at 1000 metres expected on Friday, according to Bureau of Meteorology forecasts.

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  16. Wild weather lashes through TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Examiner

    Tasmania's north was hit with the worst floods since 1929, according to State Emergency Service regional manager of the north Mhairi Revie. Heavy rainfall caused flooding across the North on Monday, causing chaos on the roads and evacuations at Newstead, Latrobe and Wynyard.

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  17. Promises flow with four weeks to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Examiner

    Labor's shadow cabinet have racked up the frequent flyer miles too, with seven out of 20 of its opposition ministry visiting. Media events are planned, and the minister or shadow minister plonk themselves next to the candidate in all sorts of places.

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  18. Labor details palliative care investment as Tasmanians discuss deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | ABC News

    Not everyone is comfortable talking about death and dying, but Tasmanians are being encouraged to have the conversation before it is too late. The Dying to Talk Expo, held in Launceston last Saturday and Hobart today, encourages Tasmanians to talk about death, dying and end of life care.

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  19. Tassie adventurer travels to teach kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Examiner

    ADVENTURE: Cirque 2 Sea leader Andrew Hughes stands with grade 4 and 5 New Norfolk Primary School pupils, teacher assistant Josh Walsh and acting principal Jane Cusick while getting ready for a journey across Tasmania. WHETHER it be by foot, raft or sea kayak, one adventurer will spend four weeks exploring Tasmania in the name of education.

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  20. Our killer communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Examiner

    Perched on a block of similar one-storey properties, his curtains are always drawn and his car is parked off-site, residents told Fairfax Tasmania this week. UNNERVED: An 18-year-old resident of the town recalls the rumours about Geoffrey Charles Hunt, which he says started last year.

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