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Farmers, hunters grapple with rise of Tasmania's deer population
The population of fallow deer in Tasmania is on the rise, a group of academics warn, as the state's legislative council investigates the impact the animals are having on environment and economy.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:33:59 +1100
'Milk not worth as much as water': Tasmanian dairy farmers unload at national forum
Tasmanian dairy farmers tell the national competition watchdog they are still hurting after last year's farm gate milk price cuts.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:29:26 +1100

ABS National Statistical Headlines

Economy grows by 0.6% (seasonally adjusted) in the December quarter 2015 (released 2 March 2016)
Australian National Accounts: National Income, Expenditure and Product
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Agribusiness

Nicky Noonan talks about the 2017 saffron harvest
Nicky Noonan talks about the 2017 Tasmanian saffron harvest, which will get underway in April.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:46:27 +1100
Saffron harvest a labour of love for Tasmanian couple
Preparations for the annual saffron harvest are underway at Terry and Nicky Noonan's Tas-Saff operation at Glaziers Bay in southern Tasmania.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 11:46:27 +1100
A Big Country: Brewing ginger beer in old pulp mill
For years the old Gunns pulp and paper mill dominated the Burnie skyline in north-west Tasmania. Now it's the rattle of ginger beer bottles that breaks the silence. Read more
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:38:46 +1100

business.gov.au News and Updates

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:44:35 GMT
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Fri, 15 Apr 2016 02:12:31 GMT
New country of origin food labelling laws
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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 01:03:06 GMT
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Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:32:30 GMT
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Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:43:35 GMT
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Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:18:16 GMT
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 05:18:53 GMT

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Current Alerts List throughout Tasmania

Dru Point Road, MARGATE
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Dru Point Road, MARGATE
STATUS: Contained
TYPE: RESCUE
SIZE: Not Available
Number of Vehicles: 2
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/i/249574
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:43:21 +1100

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:43:21 +1100
Bracken Ridge, Geeveston
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Bracken Ridge, Geeveston
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not reported
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/46481
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Forestry Tasmania
UPDATED: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:34:26 +1100

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:34:26 +1100
Peter Murrell Nature Reserve
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Peter Murrell Nature Reserve
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 40Ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/46461
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:37:38 +1100

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:37:38 +1100
LIME BAY STATE RESERVE TASMAN PENINSULA
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: LIME BAY STATE RESERVE TASMAN PENINSULA
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 17 HECTARES
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/46361
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:07:34 +1100

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:07:34 +1100
Lucas Point, Macquarie Heads
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: NW
LOCATION: Lucas Point, Macquarie Heads
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not reported
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/46301
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:36:50 +1100

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:36:50 +1100

Weather Warnings for Tasmania. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

28/10:00 EDT Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:00:26 GMT