Tasmanian News

Child sex laws furor continues

Shadow minister Craig Farrell has issued an apology to victims of child sexual abuse and their advocates. He was one of Labor's upper house members who...

North Hobart fire contained

Fire crews have quickly contained a fire that broke out on Hobart's busy North Hobart restuarant strip. Two appliances were dispatched after Tasmania Fire Service received...

Police seeking two after fatal crash

Police are following a 'specific line of inquiry' in their efforts to identity two people who last night fled a fatal car crash in suburban...

Concerns for missing Hobart teenager

Tasmania Police hold concerns for the welfare of a missing 16 year old girl.  Paige Melissah Smith was last seen in the Bridgewater area yesterday afternoon...

Child sex laws storm

Tempers are fraying around Tasmania's upper house of parliament preventing the government's planned mandatory jail terms for child sex offenders. The government's portraying it as a...

Police probe suspicious blaze

Police are seeking public assistance as they investigate the cause of a suspicious blaze that's destroyed an unoccupied house in West Moonah. The Fourth Avenue home...

Tougher child sex laws thwarted

Harder new mandatory sentencing laws for child sex offences in Tasmania have just been rejected by the state's upper house of parliament. The vote was locked...

Tasmania concerned most with terror

Tasmania might have had a few natural disasters in recent years such as fires, drought and floods, but it's terror that worries us most. A global...