Tasmanian News

Tas spending growth is double national figure

  CommSec says Australia's economy is witnessing its strongest growth in 15 months, with spending increasing by 0.6% in March. The latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator...

$20 million Launceston refit for Toll

Transport giant Toll Group is to revamp its Launceston operations. It's lodged a development application with council, outlining plans to upgrade its current Newstead depot into...

Stella Prize win for Tasmanian writer

Tasmanian author Heather Rose has won the Stella Prize. Her novel 'The Museum of Modern Love' triumphed over five other books shortlisted for the $50,000 prize,...

West Coast phones fail

Tempers have frayed on Tasmania's West Coast over phone service failures across the Easter weekend. Strahan's land-lines broke down on Thursday and it's claimed Telstra let...