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News.com.au
Airport incident no cause for alarm say policeTASMANIA Police have reassured the public that “there is no immediate threat po
News.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
TASMANIA Police have reassured the public that “there is no immediate threat posed to their safety”, as they respond to an incident at Hobart Airport. It is believed that a suspicious bag left unattended may have sparked the evacuation of the... Read more
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News.com.au
Shark warning for popular beachSource:Supplied TASMANIA Police have put out a warning about a white pointer s
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Source:Supplied TASMANIA Police have put out a warning about a white pointer shark sighted near a popular beach in the state’s southeast. Earlier today fishermen informed police that a 3.5m white pointer shark was sighted just east of Fortescue Bay... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Who was Kate Campbell, Tasmania's mysterious first policewoman?three months before leaving to live in a small town in Western Victoria? The s
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
three months before leaving to live in a small town in Western Victoria? The story of Constable Kate Campbell, who joined Tasmania Police in 1917, is a mystery but her legacy has lasted a century. Senior Sergeant Brenda Orr from Tasmania Police... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Calls for tougher animal cruelty penalties over bandicoot drowningthat behaviour like this is not good enough." The Department of Primary Indust
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
that behaviour like this is not good enough." The Department of Primary Industries said Wildlife Enforcement Rangers and Tasmania Police searched a house near Burnie on Thursday and seized a number of items. The investigation is continuing. No... Read more
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News.com.au
Tourists told to slow down on Tas roadsTasmania have been urged to slow down on the state's roads as part of a police
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
Tasmania have been urged to slow down on the state's roads as part of a police crackdown on speeding motorcyclists. Tasmania Police on Thursday said riders would face licence checks and tests for drugs and alcohol in the lead-up to... Read more
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News.com.au
Rising road toll sparks biker safety warningtheir views on road safety Students at Mentone Grammar share their views on ro
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
their views on road safety Students at Mentone Grammar share their views on road safety for a Victoria Police campaign. TASMANIA Police has issued a stern safety warning to motorcyclists ahead of the holiday period, with bike fatalities... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
‘That’s a horrific bit of driving’– into the path of the oncoming car – before quickly taking evasive action and
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 3 days ago
– into the path of the oncoming car – before quickly taking evasive action and averting a high-speed head-on collision. Tasmania Police Inspector John Ward said it was an astonishing situation which demonstrated both an extreme lack of... Read more
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News.com.au
‘That’s a horrific bit of driving’– into the path of the oncoming car – before quickly taking evasive action and
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
– into the path of the oncoming car – before quickly taking evasive action and averting a high-speed head-on collision. Tasmania Police Inspector John Ward said it was an astonishing situation which demonstrated both an extreme lack of... Read more
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News.com.au
Tasmanian girl critical after ocean rescuesafety but I couldn't just leave her," he said. "I made a conscious decision t
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
safety but I couldn't just leave her," he said. "I made a conscious decision that I would stay with her no matter what." Tasmania Police sergeant Russell Judges told AAP he had "nothing but praise" for Mr King's actions. "He disregarded his own... Read more
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The Courier Mail
’These groups are not welcome here’what is necessary to hold these criminals to account and will continue to close
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
what is necessary to hold these criminals to account and will continue to closely monitor their activities and movements,” Tasmania Police Detective Inspector Kim Steven said, adding investigations were ongoing. “These groups are not welcome here.... Read more
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News.com.au
’These groups are not welcome here’what is necessary to hold these criminals to account and will continue to close
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
what is necessary to hold these criminals to account and will continue to closely monitor their activities and movements,” Tasmania Police Detective Inspector Kim Steven said, adding investigations were ongoing. Tasmania Police Detective Inspector... Read more
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News.com.au
Federal police raid Tas bikie clubhouseat 5.30am on Tuesday. "We will do what is necessary to hold these criminals to
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
at 5.30am on Tuesday. "We will do what is necessary to hold these criminals to account and will continue to closely monitor their activities and movements," Tasmania Police detective inspector Kim Steven said, adding investigations were... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Teen swimmer fights for life after bluff rescueclub rescue boat arrived. After being pulled to the safety of the rescue boat,
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
club rescue boat arrived. After being pulled to the safety of the rescue boat, the was treated by Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police members on the beach for some time. She was then taken to hospital. “The gratitude of our community should... Read more
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News.com.au
Teen swimmer fights for life after Mersey rescueclub rescue boat arrived. After being pulled to the safety of the rescue boat,
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
club rescue boat arrived. After being pulled to the safety of the rescue boat, the was treated by Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police members on the beach for some time. She was then taken to hospital. “The gratitude of our community should... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Girl, 15, saved from drowning at Devonport Bluff, police praise bravery of two mentwo police officers and two members of the public entered the water with one ma
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
two police officers and two members of the public entered the water with one man making his way out to assist the girl," Tasmania Police said in a statement. "The young girl in the water was unable to save herself but was held by the man in the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Double trouble for drink driverA NEW Norfolk man is facing serious charges after police allegedly caught him d
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
A NEW Norfolk man is facing serious charges after police allegedly caught him drink driving twice in one day. Tasmania Police said the 59-year-old man was intercepted on Monday morning in the centre of New Norfolk and was charged with high-range... Read more
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News.com.au
Double trouble for drink driverA NEW Norfolk man is facing serious charges after police allegedly caught him d
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
A NEW Norfolk man is facing serious charges after police allegedly caught him drink driving twice in one day. Tasmania Police said the 59-year-old man was intercepted on Monday morning in the centre of New Norfolk and was charged with high-range... Read more
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News.com.au
Firebug at large after Eastern Shore attackAN arson attack on an Eastern Shore housing unit is being investigated by Tasma
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
AN arson attack on an Eastern Shore housing unit is being investigated by Tasmania Police. Tasmania Fire Service crews were called to the Mission Australia property in Joseph St, Rokeby, about 3.50am today. Police said a neighbour had discovered... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Fishermen rescuedTHREE fishermen whose vessel sank in Frederick Henry Bay this morning have been
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
THREE fishermen whose vessel sank in Frederick Henry Bay this morning have been rescued. About 9am today, Tasmania Police received a call from a man after his vessel sank in the Frederick Henry/Storm Bay area. Police launched a search in the... Read more
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News.com.au
Fishermen rescuedLimited THREE fishermen whose vessel sank in Frederick Henry Bay this morning
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
Limited THREE fishermen whose vessel sank in Frederick Henry Bay this morning have been rescued. About 9am today, Tasmania Police received a call from a man after his vessel sank in the Frederick Henry/Storm Bay area. Police launched a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Man, 36, dies at scene of Channel crashA MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania.
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
A MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania. Police said the single-vehicle accident happened south of Margate near the Derwent Avenue junction about 10.30pm yesterday.. The 36-year-old man from Ranelagh was... Read more
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News.com.au
Man, 36, dies at scene of Channel crashA MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania.
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
A MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania. Police said the single-vehicle accident happened south of Margate near the Derwent Avenue junction about 10.30pm yesterday.. The 36-year-old man from Ranelagh was... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Man, 36, dies at scene of Channel crashA MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania.
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
A MOTORCYCLIST has died in a crash on the Channel Highway in southern Tasmania. Police said the single-vehicle accident happened south of Margate near the Derwent Avenue junction about 10.30pm yesterday.. The 36-year-old man from Ranelagh was... Read more
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News.com.au
‘This manner of riding is totally unacceptable’MOTORCYCLIST caught travelling at almost twice the speed limit has lost his bik
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
MOTORCYCLIST caught travelling at almost twice the speed limit has lost his bike and earned a stern rebuke from Tasmania Police for his “dangerous behaviour”. Tasmania Police said officers from the Road Safety Task Force clocked the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Drugs found at Drome StreetRAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Off
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 days ago
RAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Officers raided several properties linked to the Bandidos. POLICE have seized drugs from the Drome Street brothel during an operation targeting outlaw bikies. Members of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Drugs found at Drome StreetRAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Off
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
RAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Officers raided several properties linked to the Bandidos. POLICE have seized drugs from the Drome Street brothel during an operation targeting outlaw bikies. Members of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Drugs found at Drome StreetRAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Off
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 9 days ago
RAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Officers raided several properties linked to the Bandidos. POLICE have seized drugs from the Drome Street brothel during an operation targeting outlaw bikies. Members of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Drugs found at Drome StreetRAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Off
Western Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
RAID: Police outside the Kooba Street home of a prospect bikie gang member. Officers raided several properties linked to the Bandidos. POLICE have seized drugs from the Drome Street brothel during an operation targeting outlaw bikies. Members of... Read more
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News.com.au
Tree change a failure for dangerous driverTasmania Police will be out in force on rural roads during Operation Crossroads
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Tasmania Police will be out in force on rural roads during Operation Crossroads this Christmas. Source:News Corp Australia IN a rather festive attempt to avoid being caught by police, a Smithton man has been found in a pine tree. Tasmania Police... Read more
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News.com.au
Trio escapes fire thanks to smoke detectorsdetectors alerted residents to a devastating house fire in suburban Burnie over
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
detectors alerted residents to a devastating house fire in suburban Burnie overnight. Tasmania Fire Service and Tasmania Police crews were called to the Ross St blaze at 1.15am today. On arrival, the crews found the home well... Read more
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News.com.au
Stricken vessel sounds alarm at Hells GatesSUPPLIED Source:Supplied A RECREATIONAL fishing boat adrift near Hells Gates
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
SUPPLIED Source:Supplied A RECREATIONAL fishing boat adrift near Hells Gates on Tasmania’s West Coast has been rescued by Tasmania Police. Authorities received a distress call about 4pm yesterday, saying the vessel had lost power, broken its... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Stricken vessel sounds alarm at Hells GatesA RECREATIONAL fishing boat adrift near Hells Gates on Tasmania’s West Coast ha
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 10 days ago
A RECREATIONAL fishing boat adrift near Hells Gates on Tasmania’s West Coast has been rescued by Tasmania Police. Authorities received a distress call about 4pm yesterday, saying the vessel had lost power, broken its anchor and was being blown on to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
It’s snowing in Tasmaniausers after a landslip in the state’s South and a deep low pressure system sett
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
users after a landslip in the state’s South and a deep low pressure system settles in over the state. On Sunday morning Tasmania Police warned motorists of adverse weather conditions as more than 30mm of rain fell across many areas in the state... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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Western Advocate
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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Manning River Times
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
Manning River Times / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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The North West Star
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
The North West Star / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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The Courier
Tasmania’s snowy start to SummerFRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
FRESH: Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at Poatina. Picture: Supplied. Tasmania Police said heavy snow is falling at the intersection of Poatina Road and and Highland Lakes Road. Guests at the Great Lake Hotel have also woken up to... Read more
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News.com.au
Man threatens staff in KFC robberywithout charge. The KFC robbery incident follows a daylight robbery at Subway
News.com.au / Posted 14 days ago
without charge. The KFC robbery incident follows a daylight robbery at Subway in Harrington St, Hobart, yesterday afternoon. Anyone with information on the KFC robbery is urged to contact Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 or Tasmania Police on 131 4... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Teen injured after police officer shoots into windscreen of stolen carTasmanian police officer shoots into windscreen of stolen car, alleged driver i
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 15 days ago
Tasmanian police officer shoots into windscreen of stolen car, alleged driver in hospital Tasmania Police is investigating an incident overnight in which an officer fired into the windscreen of a stolen car that was allegedly being deliberately... Read more
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The Courier
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
The Courier / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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Western Advocate
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
Western Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
Kiama Independent / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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Manning River Times
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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Manning River Times
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
Manning River Times / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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The North West Star
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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The North West Star
The week in pictures: November 27 to December 1, 2017NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Pi
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
NORTH WEST TASMANIA - Natone's Luke Hamilton prepares for the Wynyard Rodeo. Picture by Brodie Weeding WAGGA - Mother Maria Doyle has lost two of her four sons in tragic circumstances and is establishing Compassionate Friends in the city to help... Read more
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