Tasmanian News

Bellamy's EGM today

Today is D-day for Bellamy's, with the besieged Tasmanian infant milk formula retailer to hold an extraordinary general meeting in Melbourne. The EGM has come about...

Robbers hunted

Two men are being hunted by police over an Upper Blessington home and car robbery and assault in Tasmania's Northeast yesterday. They broke into the rural...

Action on cable car

The proponents of the Mount Wellington cable car believe the attraction can be up and running within 3 years. Land needed for the project will be...

New hotel to crown Parliament Square

The world's largest hotel chain is coming to Tasmania. The Marriott Group has announced this morning it will establish the first Australian property in its International...

New passenger record for Spirits

TT Line continues to ride its wave of success. The Spirit of Tasmania ferries have broken their January records, carrying almost 80,000 passengers for the month. Infrastructure...

State 'actively considering' TasWater takeover

Peter Gutwein says the state government is 'actively considering' taking over TasWater. The Treasurer and Local Government Minister has tabled four options for the council-administered water...

New road safety call: don't be a goose

  Tasmanian drivers are about to receive an unusual road safety message. The Road Safety Council's new campaign features 'good' driver Russell behind the wheel. But when he...

Breward accused yet to plead

The West Launceston man accused of murdering Bradley Breward is yet to enter a plea. 43-year-old Mark Rodney Jones appeared in the Launceston Magistrates Court today...

Leadership speculation

There's some speculation of a leadership challenge over Tony Abbott's comments about the party facing losing power at the next election. The former PM's declared the...

Books close tomorrow on Birchall's

It's almost the end of the line for Birchall's. The historic retailer in central Launceston will close its doors for the final time at 4pm tomorrow,...