RSL’s new lease on life with council purchase

One of George Town’s most beloved buildings will have new, community driven purpose after being formally purchased by the council. The purchase coincides with $1 million in state government funds directed towards George Town initiatives. Theses initiatives are geared at reactivating the town’s community in key areas and redeveloping key infrastructure to better serve locals. …

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Dianne’s dedication shines on World Pharmacists Day

The hard work and support of Tasmanian pharmacists was recognised on Friday for World Pharmacists Day. The day was made all the more special for one pharmacist in particular: Ravenswood Pharmacy owner Dianne Brown who received a lifetime achievement award for her commitment to the profession. Ms Brown has been a pharmacist for 45 years …

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Launceston’s best beef burgers

The Examiner’s reporter Isobel Cootes went on the hunt for the best beef burger in Launceston. She has rated the city’s burgers for their taste, value for money and sauciness, as she can not stand a dry burger. She shied away from fast food burgers on offer across Australia and honed in on localised produce. …

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Child abuse images allegedly shared by Tasmanian man on Kik

A 27-year-old man has been charged with allegedly using the social media platform Kik to share child abuse imagery. The Australian Federal Police anti-child abuse taskforce JACET executed a search warrant at Goodwood in the state’s south on Friday morning. The man was arrested at the home and AFP officers seized a number of electronic …

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Community voices need to represent every member of that community

Since the foundation of the Global Shapers Hub in Launceston and the discussions we have during our meetings and gatherings, one issue keeps coming up time and time again. No matter what topic or issue we are focused on, it is either something that is raised regularly or an issue bubbling below the surface. Launceston …

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Jail top-up for drug-related offender

A West Launceston man who stole items from a house while the owner was in the shower had six months’ jail added to a recent Supreme Court sentence when he appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court. Nathan Luke Deckers, 28, pleaded guilty to seven complaints including aggravated burglary and stealing, evade police, two counts of …

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Community creates bumper stickers for town pride

The George Town community has put their artistic talent to the test in a pride bumper sticker design competition, with winners announced Thursday. The seven themes of the competition, which included Beach Lover, Wine Lover, and Love Fishing, were decided on by the community from the elements they were most proud of in George Town. …

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Vietnamese study shows it’s never too early to learn a language

Learning a language sounds like a daunting task, but it can be as easy as 1, 2, 3 for early learners. A study commissioned by the University of Tasmania in conjunction with the Australian National University has released its findings from a pilot second language program. The program was run in Northern Tasmania and exposed …

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Road safety warning ahead of school holidays

Ahead of school holidays starting Friday afternoon, Tasmania Police is urging motorists to put an increased focus on road safety during any holiday travel, after a spate of serious crashes in recent weeks. Northern District Support Services acting Inspector Nathan Johnston said police would strengthen their presence on roads across the North and North-East during …

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Elderly man with cancer, diabetes waits nine hours for bed at LGH

A 72-year-old Invermay man with prostate cancer and type 2 diabetes was placed in a wheelchair in a Launceston General Hospital waiting room on Wednesday, while staff scrambled for nine hours to find a bed for him. It’s left Philip Scott’s family feeling dismayed at the state of the hospital. His daughter Angela Viven, 39, …

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