Tasmanian News

Ponting Pulls a Crowd

Close to a record Tasmanian cricket crowd of nearly 18,000 crammed into Aurora stadium for last night's Ricky Ponting tribute match. Greats...

Aurora Gearing up for Ponting Bonanza

Preparations are in full swing at Aurora Stadium for tonight's Ricky Ponting tribute fundraiser. The former skipper dropped in at the stadium this...

Elective Waiting List Blowout

The Tasmanian Government is under attack over the latest elective surgery waiting list figures. Data from the Productivity Commission shows waiting times have...

Miners Reassured

Copper Mines of Tasmania is looking to hose down rumours swirling since the latest fatality at its Mt Lyell mine, but won't confirm when...

Mill Laws Closer

Upper House Member for Hobart Rob Valentine isn't impressed with proposed pulp mill legislation which looks set to pass into law this week....

Guitars Flogged

Hobart police are trying to track down a couple of electric guitars stolen in an Australia Day burglary. The "Burns of London" guitars aren't often...

Fire Drama

Firefighters will welcome cooler conditions and drizzle today which will dampen down...

Dole Work Support

Tasmania's councils seem upbeat about the prospect of an upgraded work for the dole scheme helping to tackle their vast chore list. Currently being...

Tas Fires

The thrust of fire-fighting efforts are concentrated around 30 kilometres east of Hobart at Wattle Hill near Sorell, with an Emergency Warning issued. White...

Monkey Business

Launceston's famous monkeys will be off limits to sightseers next week as the City Council carries out upgrades to their enclosure. The...