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World's hottest chillies take hold in Tasmania's warm summer
While the majority of chillies need a warm or hot climate to grow well, a Tasmanian grower has been able to produce some of the world's hottest.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:36:12 +1000
Fears rock lobster numbers under pressure in Tasmania's north-west
Recreational fishermen catching rock lobster in Tasmania's north-west want measures to stop what they say is a decline in stock levels.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:38:07 +1000
Burning questions: Ancient Aboriginal fire techniques helping farmers, scientists
A Midlands farmer and the Aboriginal community in Tasmania join forces with scientists to understand the impact of fire on the landscape.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:07:29 +1000

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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Microdata: Household Expenditure, Income and Housing (Additional Information)
Income and Housing, 2015-16: TableBuilder now available.
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Agribusiness

Tasmanian sparkling wines running rings around champagnes
The "sky's the limit" for Tasmania's growing wine industry, as winemakers celebrate international successes unimaginable five years ago.
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 05:08:54 +1000

business.gov.au News and Updates

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Current Alerts List throughout Tasmania

Graces Road, CRADOC
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Graces Road, CRADOC
STATUS: Going
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not Available
Number of Vehicles: 4
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/i/261778
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:29:53 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:29:53 +1000
Melville Street, HOBART
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Melville Street, HOBART
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FIRE INCIDENT
SIZE: Not Available
Number of Vehicles: 2
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/i/261777
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:27:55 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:27:55 +1000
Chapel Street, GLENORCHY
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Chapel Street, GLENORCHY
STATUS: Contained
TYPE: ALARM
SIZE: Not Available
Number of Vehicles: 1
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/i/261776
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:23:11 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:23:11 +1000
Tasman Highway, Bicheno
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Tasman Highway, Bicheno
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: Not reported
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57582
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:18:05 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:18:05 +1000
Howden
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Howden
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 33 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57606
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:11:28 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:11:28 +1000
Three Thumbs State Reserve, Spring Beach
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Three Thumbs State Reserve, Spring Beach
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 100 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57569
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:05:30 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:05:30 +1000
Musselroe Bay
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Musselroe Bay
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 84 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57565
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:04:04 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:04:04 +1000
Buckland, Triabunna and Orford
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region:
LOCATION: Buckland, Triabunna and Orford
STATUS: Under Control
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 1661 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57557
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:14:29 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:14:29 +1000
German Town Road, St Marys
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: German Town Road, St Marys
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 28 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57535
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:16:57 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:16:57 +1000
Low Rocky Point, Southwest
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Low Rocky Point, Southwest
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 1500 ha
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57538
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:06:40 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:06:40 +1000
Kelcey Tier
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: NW
LOCATION: Kelcey Tier
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 147 ha
Number of Vehicles: 2
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57516
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:16:23 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:16:23 +1000
Stonyford Track, St Helens
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Stonyford Track, St Helens
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 330 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57517
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:03:08 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 11:03:08 +1000
Gravelly Ridge, Colebrook
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Gravelly Ridge, Colebrook
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 30 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57509
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Parks & Wildlife Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:56 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:56 +1000
Station Creek, Triabunna
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Station Creek, Triabunna
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 1661 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57507
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:48 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:48 +1000
Levendale
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: S
LOCATION: Levendale
STATUS: Going
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 272 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57530
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Sustainable Timber Tasmania
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:39 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:39 +1000
Badger Head Road, Badger Head
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Badger Head Road, Badger Head
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: VEGETATION FIRE
SIZE: 75 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57407
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:23 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:23 +1000
Lady Barron
ALERT LEVEL: No Alert Level
Region: N
LOCATION: Lady Barron
STATUS: Patrol
TYPE: FUEL REDUCTION BURN
SIZE: 172 hectares
Number of Vehicles:
More Info: http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/a/57393
RESPONSIBLE AGENCY: Tasmania Fire Service
UPDATED: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:14 +1000

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:15:14 +1000

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

23/16:05 EST Marine Wind Warning Summary for Tasmania

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:05:11 GMT