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Doubts Budget can fix school concerns

Ms Davis has a son in Grade 10 and another in Grade 5 in Tasmania’s public education system.

She is concerned her son Connor is not getting the attention he needs in an important school year and that large class sizes could be part of the problem. 108 more words


Mum wants numbers to add up in class

Ms Davis has a son in Year 10 and another in Grade 5 in the public education system and worries that any cuts to educational funding in Tasmania in tomorrow’s Budget would see struggling students disengage. 179 more words


Man faces extradition over alleged murder

Yesterday, Tasmanian detectives went to Dr Stephen Edwards’ workplace in Woy Woy, on the New South Wales central coast, and arrested and charged him with the murder of his mother Nelda Mavis Edwards, 88, at Sandy Bay on March 4. 174 more words


BMW driver blows 0.362 at Bridgewater

The 54-year-old woman was pulled over at Bridgewater, in Hobart’s northern suburbs, on Tuesday, blowing 0.362.

Police stopped her after reports that the white BMW was swerving between lanes on the Bridgewater causeway. 122 more words


New AFL Tasmania boss

It is believed Robert Auld, brother of the AFL’s club and operations general manager and former Gold Coast Suns chief executive Travis Auld, has won the job formerly held by Scott Wade for the past 16 years. 221 more words


Gutwein warns of $520m black hole

The financial cost of Tasmania’s energy crisis also has become clearer, with confirmation Hydro Tasmania will provide no dividends to the Government for at least three years. 288 more words


Driver killed in car rollover

A Surges Bay man, 46, died when his white Toyota Camry sedan left the road and rolled on the Huon Highway.

The single vehicle crash occurred about 1.30am yesterday as the man drove north on a slip lane to the Southern Outlet at Kingston. 347 more words