Tasmanian News

Labor's Tas crusade

Bill Shorten is the latest federal Labor MP to lob into Tasmania, following in the footsteps of some of his shadow ministers this week. The opposition...

50 new IT jobs for Tasmanians

A tech company that relocated to its Australian operations to Tasmania two years ago is to double the size of its workforce. DXC Technology is creating...

Heavy rains ahead for northern Tasmania

Tasmanians are being urged to prepare for a deluge tonight and tomorrow, as the state gets a taste of the trough that's drenching eastern Australia. The...

Government plans to phase out unleaded petrol

The RACT claims the federal government's plan to phase out regular unleaded petrol, will result in a substantial price increase for motorists. Canberra is considering banning...

Solid jobs result

Tasmania's unemployment rate is steady, with the ABS just releasing April's results, showing the trend figure unchanged at 5.8%. For Australia, the trend rate's also unchanged...

Lambie mentor quits

Tasmanian senator Jacquie Lambie is without a senior advisor, with Rob Messenger quitting. Mr Messenger moved to Tasmania to guide the party's campaign at the 2013...

Petition for King Is secession 'bizarre'

Disgruntled residents of King Island are pushing to secede from Tasmania. Lack of reliable shipping services means the local pub often runs out of beer, and...

Medical shortcomings

Medical treatment shortcomings have been implicated in the 2015 death of Hobart woman Anne Maree Woulleman-Jarvis. A coroner's found the 62 year old, who died eight...

TasPorts CEO: 'full confidence' in minister

The CEO of TasPorts has issued a statement, explaining comments he made yesterday during a radio interview. Paul Weedon said he hesitated before answering what he's...