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Victoria on the cusp of eliminating coronavirus as Tasmania reopens its bordersTasmania has dropped COVID-19 border restrictions with Victoria for the first time since March.
Tasmania reopens to Vic after eight monthsTasmania has dropped COVID-19 border restrictions with Victoria for the first time since March.
Queensland and Tasmania will both reopen their borders to Victoria over the next weekQueensland's border will reopen to Victorians on 1 December, while Tasmania's will do the same on 27 November.
NT, WA, Victoria and Tasmania impose border restrictions as Adelaide cluster grows to 17South Australians have been warned to expect more COVID-19 cases in the community after a quarantine worker infected two family members.
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.
'Poor cousin': New Zealand opposition leader insults Tasmania in off-script remarksJudith Collins says she would not want New Zealand to emulate Tasmania economically and says it was ‘much nicer before the Green party took over’ New Zealand opposition leader Judith Collins has..
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.
ShowBiz Minute: Van Halen, Hispanic Heritage Awards, HemsworthStars pay tribute to late guitarist Eddie Van Halen; Hispanic Heritage Awards celebrate contemporary Latino artists; Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky help release Tasmanian devils in wildlife..
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.
Still no cause for Australian mass whale strandingAuthorities have rescued 108 pilot whales that survived Australia's worst mass stranding, as crews prepare to remove the remaining decomposing carcasses from the shallows of Tasmania state, officials..
Tasmania pilot whales: Rescuers release 108 surviving animalsEfforts now turn to the disposal of some 350 whale carcasses after Australia's worst ever stranding.
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.
Pilot whales Tasmania: Rescuing whales in Australia's worst strandingNearly 400 whales have died in Australia's worst stranding. Jools Farrell told the BBC how rescuers help those still alive.
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..
At least 380 whales dead in Australia mass strandingShares At least 380 whales have died in a mass stranding in southern Australia, officials said Wednesday, with rescuers managing to free just a few dozen survivors. Nearly the entire pod of 460..
Australia whale stranding: 470 animals now beached in Tasmania recordAustralian rescuers find more beached whales during a large rescue effort, but fear many are dead.
Australian rescuers rush to save stranded pilot whales off Tasmania, as dozens dieRescuers set free around 25 whales on Tuesday that were marooned on a...
Race to save hundreds of stranded pilot whales as death toll tops 90Scores of volunteers are struggling to dislodge almost 200 of the animals from a sandbar off the Australian island of Tasmania.
Australia whales: 90 dead in mass stranding off TasmaniaRescuers are racing to save the survivors of a group of 270 whales beached off Tasmania's west coast.
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.
Hundreds of whales stranded off the coast of TasmaniaAt least 25 whales are thought to have already died as conservationists begin a huge rescue operation.
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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..
Up To 70 Whales Stranded In Southern AustraliaAround 70 whales are stranded in a bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials said Monday, with marine experts now mobilising to see if a rescue is possible. ......
New Zealand Tasmanian tiger pelt provides DNA of extinct marsupialBy Karoline Tuckey of RNZ Tasmanian tigers, or thylacines, were a fox-like marsupial that became extinct on the Australian mainland less than 2000 years ago. The surviving Tasmanian population was..
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.
Covid 19 coronavirus: Australian states going backwards on plans to open up amid panic over Victoria's outbreakMost states are going backwards in their plans to open up their economies as Victoria's severe coronavirus outbreak spooks authorities.On Monday, both South Australia and Tasmania announced changes as..
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'.
New Tasmanian coronavirus case confirmed as young woman returning from VictoriaTasmania's 65-day run of being coronavirus free ends with a new case confirmed by authorities as a "young woman" returning from Victoria, as a report reveals for some Tasmanians, the pandemic has..
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.