Tasmanian News

Police renew plea for bike safety

Tasmania Police have renewed their recent call for greater awareness among all road users, following the death on Saturday of a fifth motorcyclist this year. The...

Wilkie trying again for live export ban

Federal MP Andrew Wilkie is pushing to completely shut down Australia's live export trade. Mr Wilkie has introduced a bill to parliament to ban animals from...

Tigers crushed

Nicking the moving ball on home soil once again has seen Tasmania humiliated in its final Shield game of the season. After a decent first innings,...

Tourism soaring

It's not just Hobart revelling in a tourism golden streak, with growth experienced across regional areas including an 11% rise in the North last year. The...

Early election tip

Should Labor really start cracking forward in the opinion polls it's anticipated the Tasmanian Government will call an early election. Bryan Green's quit politics after 19...

Rebecca White to lead Tasmanian Labor

Rebecca White is to lead Tasmanian Labor to the next election. Ms White has replaced Bryan Green as opposition leader, following his overnight resignation. She was the...

Bryan Green resigns

Tasmania's opposition looks to be heading for new leadership. Bryan Green is understood to have resigned, following parliament rising in the early hours of this morning,...

Forests bill clears first hurdle

  Members of Tasmania's lower house have wrapped up one of the lengthiest debates in the parliament's history. Debate on the government's forestry bill lasted almost 12...

Intersection mess

Launceston's Mayor's rejecting the notion engineering staff within the council have gone rogue, but admits they've been told to lift their game over the Kings...

Tas jobless falls again

Unemployment's fallen again in Tasmania for February, with new ABS figures putting the state at 5.8% in trend terms. Senator Eric Abetz notes that at the...