Tasmanian News

Hobart, Tas rent affordability in crisis

Hobart is the country's second least-affordable city for renters, with tenants forced to pay an average of 28% of their income for housing. The Rental Affordability...

Body cameras for Tasmanian police

Tasmania's police are to be issued with body-worn cameras. The $3.4 million investment to be announced in next week's budget is designed to gather video evidence...

Tas farm investment on the rise

New research shows Tasmanian farm investment intentions to be at record highs. The latest Commonwealth Bank Agri Insights has found the state's farmers hiring more staff...

Labor stalwart calling it a day

Tasmania's opposition will head to the next election without its longest-serving parliamentarian. Former Deputy Premier David Llewellyn yesterday announced he will retire from politics at the...

Giddings 'an inspiration'

Labor's deputy leader believes the party's federal members owe Lara Giddings a great deal. Tanya Plibersek today paid tribute to the state's first female Premier, who's...

Two killed in South Arm crash

Police investigations are continuing into the cause of a fatal car crash yesterday in the state's south. A man and woman were killed in one of...

Poll supports TasWater takeover

As the state's councils formally shun surrendering ownership of TasWater in a vote yesterday, the Property Council's pulled out figures from a Reachtell poll it...

King freight action

In response to more unfavourable media over King Island's freight service struggling at a busy time, the state government's keenly promoting TasPorts owned Bass Island...

Top gong for Tasmanian architects

Tasmanian architecture firm Cumulus Studio is celebrating an international award win. The fifth annual Architizer A+ awards have been presented in New York, with the Hobart-...