The Examiner
Tuesday, 5 March 2024
Managing director Josh Manticas says there has been several reports
Annika Rhoades • 2hrs ago
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Independents caused this election, but can they capitalise on it?
Aaron Smith
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Launceston's theatre troupes won more than half of the annual night of night's awards.
Declan Durrant
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Launceston's theatre companies swept the 10th annual Tasmanian Theatre Awards on Saturday night. Pictures file
'I think there is still some work that needs to be undertaken.'
Ben Hann
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Launceston City's Prospect Park would be Tasmanian Team's Northern home ground should the bid be approved. Picture by Phillip Biggs
It all unfolded in less than two minutes.
Adam Spencer • 1hr ago
Caitlin Walker with dog Nala and kids Aston and Oakley. Picture by Adam Trafford
The Matildas captain is set to face a criminal trial next year.
Anna McGuinness • 39m ago
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Matildas captain Samantha Kerr. Picture by Kim Price/Cal Sport Media/Sipa USA
'These renovations will be incredible and absolutely life-changing'.
Jade Lazarevic • 2hrs ago
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Dream Homes is a new competition renovation series on Channel 7 featuring judges including buyer's agent Simon Cohen, Lana Taylor of Three Birds Renovations and award-winning interior designer Rosie Morley. Picture supplied
Rock Pool celebrates its 20th anniversary on Sunday March 10.
Saree Salter
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Fill in our survey so we can ask the leaders your question.
Craig Thomson
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What question would you ask Jeremy Rockliff and Rebecca White if given the chance?
Only minor injuries have been reported at this stage.
Aaron Smith
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Road closed following two-car crash on Tamar Street
Both major parties committed to building a new hospital in Launceston.
Duncan Bailey
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Tasmanian Labor and Liberals announced plans for a new hospital on the same day, but the differences lie in how it will be funded. Pictures by Craig George and Duncan Bailey
Arts
'What we're talking about here is theft, and it has to stop.'
Declan Durrant
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'We're hoping artists will take advantage of this opportunity.'
Declan Durrant
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Artists, like Kira Simmonds, are being contracted to turn some of the city's public spaces in artworks. Picture by Rod Thompson
'That's an amazing amount of fundraising and it goes a long way.'
Ben Hann
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Hobart Judge describes Natasha Lakaev as 'arrant liar'.
Benjamin Seeder
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'Arrant liar': Former Universal Knowledge leader Natasha Lakaev has lost her defamation claim against former acolyte and book author Carli McConkey. File picture
Launceston White Ribbon Committee is calling for donations.
Annika Rhoades
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Carol Fuller outside Metro Launceston. Picture by Craig George
Dr George Razay has nearly 30 years of medical experience behind him.
Duncan Bailey
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Dr George Razay outlined three steps to reduce bed blockage in Tasmanian Hospitals. Picture by Paul Scambler
Politicians reluctant to politicise state's political issues.
Rob Shaw
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Deloraine High school students prepare to run site at Agfest.
Saree Salter
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Isla Penman and Rosella Hickman wiring a trailer plug on the Agfest trailer. Image supplied
Lobbyists say approvals red tape is a 'handbrake' on housing.
Benjamin Seeder
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The Property Council of Australia says Tasmania's housing crisis is set to worsen, and has called on action from the next state government to ease affordability. Source: Property Council of Australia
Nature-based tourism generated $334 million in Tasmania in 2023.
Benjamin Seeder
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Greens Lyons candidate Tabatha Badger says regional communities have been at the mercy of boom and bust industries for too long. File picture

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The hikers trapped overnight on the state's highest mountain.
Anna Houlahan
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The police arrived after the alleged victim messaged a friend.
Anna Houlahan
Stock image of a man's hand on a steering wheel. Picture Canva
Watch the moment a shoey was debuted at the BRIT Awards.
Anna McGuinness
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Kylie Minogue accepts the BRITs Global Icon Award and (inset) performs a shoey during the show. Pictures by James Manning/PA Wire and YouTube/BRITs
The 28-year old woman was running on a secluded path.
Anna Houlahan
Victoria Police said the woman managed to 'fight off' the teenager. Picture Morgan Hancock
'We will be vigorously defending it in court.'
Sophia Baker
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Katies, Autograph and Crossroads owner Mosaic Brands face ACCC legal action. Picture by Simon Sturzaker.
'I think there is still some work that needs to be undertaken.'
Ben Hann
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'That's an amazing amount of fundraising and it goes a long way.'
Ben Hann
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Riders stopped at Deloraine Football Club's ground. Picture supplied
Felicity Wilson-Haffenden and Josh Duffy podium at titles.
Rob Shaw
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Felicity Wilson-Haffenden savours her maiden national elite title. Picture Facebook
Politicians reluctant to politicise state's political issues.
Rob Shaw
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Modern Bliss secures first Group 1 win
Adam Hamilton
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Modern Bliss. Picture by Eliza Howlett
Challenging conditions result in tough win for Raiders.
Josh Partridge
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Alice McLauchlan impressed with both bat and ball for the Raiders. Picture by Paul Scambler
How did the Tasmanians go in the AFL pre-season campaign?
Josh Partridge
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Tasmanian defender Jimmy Webster is set to come under scrutiny by the match review officer. Picture by Getty Images

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The city's $3.4 million record has been put on notice.
Hamish Geale
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The Perth property was once home to Reverend Alfred Stackhouse.
Hamish Geale
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February home prices turn a corner in line with other capital cities.
Jemimah Clegg
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"There may be an underlying sense of urgency from buyers expecting interest rates to come down later in the year," CoreLogic research director Tim Lawless said. Pic: Shutterstock
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Feature Property | Old charm, new comfort
Both major parties committed to building a new hospital in Launceston.
Duncan Bailey
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Dr George Razay has nearly 30 years of medical experience behind him.
Duncan Bailey
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Dr George Razay outlined three steps to reduce bed blockage in Tasmanian Hospitals. Picture by Paul Scambler
The plan consists of three steps to improve health in the state.
Duncan Bailey
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Tasmanian Labor health spokesperson Anita Dow outlined three steps to Labor's Immediate Action Plan that would start on day one of Labor in office, if they are elected. Picture by Paul Scambler
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Tuesday, 5 March 2024

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Looking for something to do? Here are some ideas.
Celebrate National Toast Day with the iconic Aussie spread.
Karen Hardy
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February 29 is National Toast Day. Picture Shutterstock
Are Pizza Shapes even the best flavour of Shapes?
Karen Hardy
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Coles have released a range of hot cross buns inspired by some Australian flavours. Picture by Keegan Carroll
The chef will cook with old friends and newcomers on his show.
Ron Cerabona
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 Art Simone joined Adam Liaw in the kitchen. Picture by Jiwon Kim
Robin Zander reflects on Cheap Trick's first Australian tour.
Josh Leeson
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From left, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen, Robin Zander, Tom Petersson and Daxx Nielsen. Picture by Jeremy Harris
Have you retired and been able to access your superannuation savings but are now considering returning to work?
Rosie Ryan
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Small, guided tours with more time to meet locals and soak up a destination are being embraced by Australian travellers seeking more authentic experiences.
A tea ceremony in Japan. Picture supplied
An exclusive tour of Tasmania, Flinders Island, and King Island.
Emma Brown
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The Nut at Stanley. Picture Shutterstock
The Red Cross buddy program supports people across the country.
Allie and Val just clicked from the moment they met. Picture supplied
It's amazing where this relaxing tour of New South Wales will take you.
Emma Brown
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CSIRO Parkes Radio Telescope. Picture Shutterstock

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This year's appeal raised more than $60,000.
Hamish Geale
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Long-time volunteer steps down from director role.
Josh Partridge
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Amanda Aitken's family of Percy, Lauren, Peggy, herself, Anna and John. Front - Lui and Evie (dog). Picture supplied.
Community Cup Series brings major prize to local bowls club.
Josh Partridge
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Maree Peck and the North Launceston Bowls and Community Club celebrate their big win. Picture by Paul Scambler
"It's massive for St Pats moving forward into the future."
Josh Partridge
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Ian McCallum, Lenny Towns, Callum Harrison, Jacob Perkins, Isabella Gibbons, Naomi Hassell and Roger Menzie. Picture by Ben Hann
There was no over-80s race to win, so they won the hearts of the crowd instead.
Hamish Geale
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David Axon, Alan Sumner and Norbert Schaber share a laugh after competing on Saturday. Picture by Phillip Biggs
Every week in March and April will be filled with pop music hits.
Sophia Baker • 14m ago
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The Matildas captain is set to face a criminal trial next year.
Anna McGuinness • 39m ago
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Matildas captain Samantha Kerr. Picture by Kim Price/Cal Sport Media/Sipa USA
It all unfolded in less than two minutes.
Adam Spencer • 1hr ago
Caitlin Walker with dog Nala and kids Aston and Oakley. Picture by Adam Trafford
Becoming a part of the patriarchal furniture helps no one.
Zoë Wundenberg • 2hrs ago
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Aggression is often misconstrued as strong leadership. This needs to stop. Picture Shutterstock
Managing director Josh Manticas says there has been several reports
Annika Rhoades • 2hrs ago
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Beauty Point Tourist Park. Picture by Paul Scambler
Letters to the editor | March 4, 2024
Letters to the Editor
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Itineraries shine a light on both local and international gems.
From Mykonos to Norfolk in England, here's the full lowdown.
Kate Armstrong
10 windmill adventures around the world that will blow you away
Explore Roman thoroughfares and medieval alleys in Split.
Tim Richards
Fact meets Game of Thrones fantasy on this walking tour in Croatia
Be a monk for a day or fly the world's busiest airline route.
Kristie Kellahan
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20 incredible experiences in South Korea that'll knock your socks off
New York City is romantic and exhilarating.
Enjoy a bite of the Big Apple as part of a luxurious cruise
Car Expert
By the middle of the year, Jaguar will stop production of its petrol- and diesel-powered cars ahead of its relaunch as an electric-only brand.
Derek Fung
Lexus' new off-roader is due in Australia mid-year, with twin-turbo petrol V6 power and a base price of $116,000 before on-roads.
William Stopford
2024 Lexus GX price and specs
The hybrid-only Lexus LBX joins Australia as the brand's smallest model, priced from $47,550 before on-road costs.
James Wong
Welcome to the CarExpert Podcast – now in video! Sean Lander hosts the panel as we talk the latest in automotive news and reviews.
James Wong
Podcast: Mitsubishi Triton driven, Kia Tasman ute coming to Australia!
Kia’s upcoming EV5 has been spied testing on local roads for the first time, a handful of months before going on sale in Australia.
Jordan Mulach
2025 Kia EV5 spied testing in Australia ahead of imminent launch
The Senior
Think you're smarter than The Lightning Bolt? Find out all about the new Chaser in Australia.
Therese Murray
Proposed law changes to reduce financial elder abuse.
Eileen Wood
The Standing Council of Attorneys-General is looking into changes to financial Enduring Powers of Attorney. Picture Shutterstock
Persistence has paid off for veterans golfer Rita Gounder.
Rowan Cowley
Rita Gounder is Western Sydney Region Veteran Golf Association's ladies player of the year. Picture supplied

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Farm couples need to get on the same page for farm succession.
Barry Murphy • 1hr ago
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Agriculture Victoria highlighted the aid available for farmers.
Agriculture Victoria highlighted the supports available to farmers affected by recent bushfires. Picture by Barry Murphy
The Raglan bushfires hit a local farm stay last week.
Barry Murphy
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Sally and Larry Watson, Raglan, accessed the damage to their vineyard following the bushfire. Picture by Barry Murphy
Social security payments are indexed later this month.
Anna McGuinness
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Ali & Gaby's quick tips for big wins in understanding your money
Ali and Gaby Rosenberg
Three ways to prime your finances for a property purchase.

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