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Latest news and media releases



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Have your say on the 2016-17 budget
3 February - The City of Launceston is seeking community feedback to assist in the preparation of the Council's 2016-17 budget.
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Rainfall event in Launceston tests infrastructure
1 February - On Thursday and Friday Launceston was impacted by a one-in-50-year rainfall event.
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Hard waste collection and hazardous waste drop-off
Register for the 2016 hard waste collection or the household hazardous waste drop-off day...
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Final 2016 Music in the Park event cancelled
January 31 - Today's Music in the Park event has been cancelled due to bad weather.
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Flash flooding in Invermay
29 January - Invermay has received significant rainfall over the past 24 hours...
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Cataract Walk re-opens after rockfall
29 January - The Cataract Walk has been re-opened after a large boulder fell on the track last night, dislodged by heavy rains.
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Heavy rainfall causing minor flash flooding
29 January - City of Launceston crews have responded to a number of call-outs regarding blocked drains, blown manhole covers and minor flash flooding overnight.
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Expressions of Interest - New Year's Eve event
27 January - Expressions of Interest for the coordination of a 2016 New Year's Eve Event are now open.
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Australia Day Awards and Citizenship ceremony 2016
27 January - The City of Launceston yesterday hosted an Australia Day Citizenship and Awards ceremony at the Albert Hall.
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Nunamara Waste Transfer Station closed Saturday January 23
22 January - Due to a bushfire in the Nunamara area, the City of Launceston advises that the Nunamara Waste Transfer Station will be closed tomorrow, Saturday, January 23.
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Music in the Park 2016
22 January - The Tassie Tenor will be the performer at this Sunday's free Music in the Park event in City Park, from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
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Stage 1 water restrictions announced
22 January - Taswater has advised that Stage 1 water restrictions will be put in place in Launceston to offset a significant reduction in North Esk River flows in recent weeks.
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New banners installed in CBD
21 January - The City of Launceston has begun rolling out more than 60 new promotional banners across the CBD, featuring images of Launceston attractions, events, and lifestyle highlights.
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Council to discuss future of New Year's Eve event
21 January - The City of Launceston will discuss an Expressions of Interest process to seek event organisers interested in coordinating a 2016 New Year's Eve event in the city.
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Bushfire smoke advice
20 January - Smoke from bushfires across Northern Tasmania is descending on Launceston.
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Road safety towards zero
4 January - With people out and about across Northern Tasmania on summer holidays, it's worth checking out the Road Safety Advisory Council's Towards Zero campaign...
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News archive 2013

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