Tasmanian News

Soward's eyeing Tas election

Despite the feverish speculation, Launceston Deputy Mayor Rob Soward's yet to formerly enter Tasmania's state election race. Tasmania Talks has reported the rumours he's to sign...

Launceston Council out to catch cricket

Launceston City Council is to formalise its push to host more events at York Park. Aldermen will set up a working group, after unanimously voting to...

Tas power potential

Jacqui Lambie's seen the Prime Minister open the cheque book for the Snowy River Hydro Scheme and is now banging on his door for Tasmania's...

Winter Feast expands

Tasmania's Winter Feast has been such a smash hit it's now to run across 2 weekends to cope with demand. As part of Dark Mofo, the...

1,000 TasWater jobs works claim

Tasmania's Treasurer claims fast-tracking TasWater's infrastructure upgrades will create a jobs bonanza. Peter Gutwein announced last month his plan to see the government take over the...

Not guilty plea in Breward case

One of two men accused of murdering Launceston man Bradley Breward has pleaded not guilty. 41-year-old Mark Rodney Jones of West Launceston appeared videolink today in...

Miner identity released

A former British Royal Marine who was waiting for a transfer to the Australian army has been identified as the mine worker killed at Tasmania's...

Broad's tilt at Braddon

Shane Broad has now confirmed he's keen to fill the spot for Labor left by the retirement of Bryan Green in Tasmania's seat of Braddon. The...

Home destroyed by 'suspicious' fire

Bridgewater CIB is investigating a suspicious house fire in Herdsmans Cove, north of Hobart. The fire in Gangell Place was reported about 2.20 this morning, and...