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Freemans embrace rent-free ethos

Rachel and Shaun Freeman consider themselves professional house sitters after they broke their lease and began house sitting fulltime in Hobart two years ago.

House sitters save on rent in exchange for caring for a homeowner’s property — sometimes including walking pets, collecting mail and maintaining the property. 165 more words


We found love on First Dates

Last night we watched Sydney tradie Chris Simon and Tasmanian salesperson Hayley Gittus decide to go on a second date after hitting it off across the dinner table. 396 more words


Footy won’t be off the Radar for Reilly Jnr

The father-to-be hasn’t revealed whether they’re expecting a boy or a girl in June but says they won’t stand in their way if they want to follow in his footsteps. 266 more words


Tassie magician excites talent show

Bodane Hatten, 24, wowed the Australia’s Got Talent judges on Monday by swallowing a series of needles before having them re-emerge on a piece of string. 165 more words


Jail for drink and drug-affected biker

Peter Gordon Barwick, 31, of Clarendon Vale, pleaded guilty to driving offences including causing grievous bodily harm to another person by negligent driving and driving without due care and attention. 132 more words


Tasmania gets first capybaras

The 10-month-old females arrived in the state last week and have been introduced into their enclosure at Tasmania Zoo, west of Launceston.

Native only to South America, capybaras are semiaquatic mammals, growing to more than 60cm tall and weighing up to 66kg. 86 more words


Film comp gives parks star role

Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival has teamed up with the Parks and Wildlife Service to invite all nature lovers, photographers and filmmakers to reflect on the significance of Tasmania’s wilderness for the short film competition called Tasmania’s Parks — A Place to Connect. 198 more words