Tasmanian News

Arson destroys murder investigation house

Arson investigators believe a fire that destroyed the Mayfield house that's at the centre of a murder investigation was deliberately lit. Neighbours told police they heard...

Tas jobless rate cheer

A goal by Tasmania's government to see unemployment fall to the national rate has now been surpassed. ABS figures have the state falling to 5.8% for...

Fight fatigue at Driver Reviver sites

Tasmania's drivers are urged to watch for signs of fatigue over the Easter long weekend. Twenty to 30% of fatal road crashes are linked to fatigue...

Clark-Robertson murder accused in court

The man police allege murdered Launceston man Tyson Timothy Clark-Robertson has been remanded in custody after an after hours court appearance last night. 45-year-old Ian Rosewall...

New funnel web found in Tasmania

  There's a new Tasmanian member of the funnel web family. Launceston's Queen Victoria Museum has this morning unveiled a 'Blue Tier funnel web' spider, found in...

Murder investigation finds remains

Forensics will try to determine if human remains found in a Launceston house in Mayfield belong to missing man Tyson Timothy Clark-Robertson. The 24 year old...

Strong economy leads to pre-budget windfall

Tasmania's Treasurer has an extra $100 million to help prepare next month's state budget. Peter Gutwein said the revenue boost is due to higher-than-expected taxation revenue...

$5 million to combat ICE in Tasmania

Tasmania is to receive $5 million from a national pool of almost $300 million combat the spread of ice. The funding will go to three service...

Police concern for missing Burnie man

Tasmania Police are seeking assistance in locating 25-year-old man Andrew Kuchel. Mr Kuchel was last seen at his house in the Burnie suburb of Havenview about...

King Isl freight fight

There's some political bickering over King Island's freight where Labor's suggested locals face food shortages because goods that are sailing to them on Good Friday...