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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.
Another 200 pilot whales found stranded on Tasmania's remote west coastAuthorities say another 200 pilot whales have been discovered stranded off Tasmania's west coast, with the majority likely to be 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..
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..
Mission to save 270 whales in TasmaniaSome 270 pilot whales have become stranded on sandbars off Tasmania's remote coast, with authorities set to launch a rescue mission on Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
Time-lapse video captures stunning Milky Way galaxy traveling through spaceA time-lapse recording captured the Milky Way spinning over a Tasmanian lake, which reflected the shining stars in its still waters.
Rare footage of the last living Tasmanian tiger unearthed, shared onlineThe footage was initially recorded for Tasmania the Wonderland, a 1935 travelogue. The Tasmanian tiger died a year later.
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.
Prickles the sheep found after seven years of Tasmania self-isolationA sheep that went missing in the Tasmanian bush has been found seven years later.
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.