Mum with two sets of twins joins call for cheaper abdominal repair surgery | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Mum with two sets of twins joins call for cheaper abdominal repair surgery | ABC News” – below is their description. Two pregnancies gave Kerri-Louise Hooper four beautiful children, but carrying two sets of twins also left her struggling to lead a normal life. The Hobart mother’s … Read more Mum with two sets of twins joins call for cheaper abdominal repair surgery | ABC News

Country Women’s Association thrives in Tasmania, with technology helping spread the word | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Country Women’s Association thrives in Tasmania, with technology helping spread the word | ABC News” – below is their description. The Country Women’s Association has seen Australia go through a lot — war, drought and bushfires — and now the coronavirus pandemic. A local CWA branch south-west … Read more Country Women’s Association thrives in Tasmania, with technology helping spread the word | ABC News

As Tasmanian unemployment rises, regional towns like Sorell have jobs they can’t fill | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “As Tasmanian unemployment rises, regional towns like Sorell have jobs they can’t fill | ABC News” – below is their description. Tasmanian unemployment bucked the Australian trend in August, rising from 6 per cent to 6.3 per cent, while the national jobless rate fell from 7.5 per … Read more As Tasmanian unemployment rises, regional towns like Sorell have jobs they can’t fill | ABC News

As some renters benefit from Hobart’s coronavirus price drop, others fear the crunch | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “As some renters benefit from Hobart’s coronavirus price drop, others fear the crunch | ABC News” – below is their description. Molly Steer and Sage Stainsby couldn’t believe their luck when they secured a rental that was previously short-stay accommodation in one of Hobart’s most expensive suburbs. … Read more As some renters benefit from Hobart’s coronavirus price drop, others fear the crunch | ABC News

Historic mural by George Davis gets a new lease on life on Hobart apartment building | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Historic mural by George Davis gets a new lease on life on Hobart apartment building | ABC News” – below is their description. When George Davis won a competition to design a mural outside Hobart’s former ABC television studios in 1960, he never thought it would still … Read more Historic mural by George Davis gets a new lease on life on Hobart apartment building | ABC News

Bringing up a child with autism in a disadvantaged area | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Bringing up a child with autism in a disadvantaged area | ABC News” – below is their description. Parents in Tasmania’s disadvantaged areas are struggling to access appropriate care for children with autism. For some, it means extensive travel around greater Hobart where there are poor public … Read more Bringing up a child with autism in a disadvantaged area | ABC News

What happens when a regional town gets bypassed with a new highway? | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “What happens when a regional town gets bypassed with a new highway? | ABC News” – below is their description. A new bypass at the northern Tasmanian town of Perth is causing angst among local business owners who relied on traffic passing through between Hobart and Launceston. … Read more What happens when a regional town gets bypassed with a new highway? | ABC News

Why Tasmania’s property market is exceeding expectations during the pandemic | ABC News

Run-down, ramshackle and filthy are some of the words that could be used to describe 17 William Street, West Hobart. But there is another word attached to the townhouse that might surprise those flicking through the pictures of it — sold. What is perhaps more shocking or depressing — depending on which side of the … Read more Why Tasmania’s property market is exceeding expectations during the pandemic | ABC News

How a former policeman is using child’s play to improve road safety | ABC News

A retired Tasmanian police officer has developed lessons for migrants who need to learn the road rules before getting their drivers licence. Kim Smith’s visual teaching method has proven successful for many new Tasmanians, including Nowshin Nusrat, who moved to Hobart from Bangladesh early this year. Read more here: https://ab.co/3gJ3Qc0 For more from ABC News, … Read more How a former policeman is using child’s play to improve road safety | ABC News

Boarding house under new management things are looking up | ABC News

Six months ago the sale of Fint House in Hobart prompted fears the boarding house could close, forcing its 50 residents out onto the street. Instead it’s under new management and trying new ways to connect residents with services and the community. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC … Read more Boarding house under new management things are looking up | ABC News

Tasmanian couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood and its image | ABC News

For many years, the illegal dumping of rubbish has been a big problem for the Brighton area, north of Hobart. One local couple is determined to change that, with the help of the community. Read more here: https://ab.co/2EVlV9E For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: … Read more Tasmanian couple on a mission to clean up their neighbourhood and its image | ABC News

Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

During the past year CSIRO scientists have given scientific names to 165 new species, including tributes to Marvel characters Deadpool, Thor, Loki, and Black Widow along the way. Paying homage to another name creator, they also named a fly after Stan Lee, the comic book creator who named the Marvel characters. CSIRO entomologist Dr Bryan … Read more Australian Scientists Name Newly Discovered Insects After Marvel Characters

International students caught up in pandemic sleeping in cars | ABC News

A charity set up to provide food and blankets to international students stuck in Hobart because of coronavirus has seen a huge rise in the number of people seeking help. More than 700 students have registered for support after losing jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while many of the students face homelessness and … Read more International students caught up in pandemic sleeping in cars | ABC News

Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Australia’s research ship RV Investigator is heading back to the high seas after sitting idle in its home berth of Hobart because of the coronavirus pandemic. Science projects have been on hold for the past six months, with five trips postponed or cancelled. The ship’s crew have spent the downtime doing maintenance and upgrades but … Read more Research ship sets sail after months of COVID-19 delays |ABC News

Dogs at Hobart shelter relax and rewind after initial COVID-19 adoption surge | ABC News

After an initial spike in demand for dog adoptions at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Dogs’ Home of Tasmania says things have quietened down, literally. Fewer visitors, mean less stimulation for the pups seeking their forever homes and they are more chilled and relaxed. The home says their behaviours are more settled and … Read more Dogs at Hobart shelter relax and rewind after initial COVID-19 adoption surge | ABC News