Tasmanian News

Great Eastern Drive

Tourism operators are welcoming a liberal plan to boost visitor numbers to the state's east coast. The opposition says the costal drive...

Crash Case Heads to Court

A 50-year-old man will reappear in the Hobart Magistrates Court this morning charged over a fatal crash south of Hobart on Sunday....

Zebra Arrival

The first zebras to ever walk on Tasmanian soil have arrived at their new home near Richmond in the state's...

Lyell Mine Closure Extended

The Tasmanian government's found another $200,000 to help Mount Lyell miners, who've learnt the copper mine will remain closed for...

Kingston Tops Survey

The southern Tasmanian suburb of Kingston is being ranked as the most family-friendly in the nation in a new report. The RP...

Giddings and Hodgman Lock Horns

The National Broadband Network, housing, jobs and support for refugees and those with disabilities are high on the agenda for Tasmania's undecided voters....

Smoke Peril

The harm of passive smoking in childhood has been reinforced by a research project between Tasmanian and Finland. It's found that kids with...

Men Sought Over Hobart Assault

Hobart police are hopeful of catching up with two men over an alleged weekend bashing in the CBD last month. They've released...

Tassie Chasing Tourism Dragon

Four Chinese airlines will meet with Hobart's Lord Mayor in Melbourne today for talks on a possible direct link to Tasmania from our biggest...

Tent Extravaganza

Providing a much needed distraction from Tasmania's political antics, Hobart's welcoming a feast of genuine entertainment with the debut of the Spiegeltent....