Tasmanian News

Black Day for Qantas

Qantas has today posted a $235 million first half loss, with 5000 full-time jobs set to go. The carrier's underlying $252 million loss was...

Launceston Cup Success

Launceston turned on a perfect day for the running of the 150th cup with police praising crowd behaviour. More than 12,000 turned out...

Health Funding Row

Health Minister Michelle O'Byrne claims the Tasmanian Liberals' newly-announced health policy is a hoax that can't be funded. In the latest big-spending promise...

Rampage Accused Denies Charges

The Launceston man arrested after this week's police operation in the central highlands claims he has no idea why he was in court...

Asylum Seeker’s Suicide Bid

A young asylum seeker facing deportation from Australia is in intensive care in the Royal Hobart Hospital after attempting suicide. The Iranian was last...

Setback for Project

Work's ground to a halt on a major Hobart construction project due to safety issues. Developer Ali Sultan is building a 10-storey office...

Selfies on the Run

A Launceston couple who staged a Bonnie and Clyde style standoff with police in Tasmania's Central Highlands yesterday are in custody. 25-year-old...

Cape Barren Chaos

Cape Barren Island is in a state of violent anarchy according to a Tasmanian Aboriginal Leader. The island off Tasmania's North coast is home...

Fugitives captured

Two armed and dangerous fugitives have been Captured in the Central Highlands after shooting at a police vehicle this morning. Police have apprehended...

Fugitives Still at Large

A land and air search continues in the Central Highlands for two offenders considered armed and dangerous. Police used road spikes to try...