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Lack of sleep blamed for snoozing pilot

Severe fatigue has been blamed for a pilot falling asleep on an early morning flight to King Island last year. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau found...

Gender law concerns 'overstated'

Fears that predators will exploit Tasmania's new gender identification laws are being played down by the state's peak law reform body. Preliminary findings have been released...
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Family adventuring tips for winter

You might think the great outdoors are only great when it’s warm, sunny and bright outside. But Tassie’s natural wilderness is still amazing in wintertime...

Fatal smash

Police are yet to indicate whether icy roads were a factor in a fatal crash northwest of Launceston on Tuesday morning. A man has died following...

DEC sale talks begin

IT and property entrepreneur Larry Kestelman has 120 days to come up with an offer for the Derwent Entertainment Centre. Glenorchy aldermen voted unanimously in favour...

Lake Malbena appeal underway

An appeal to get a controversial tourism project at Lake Malbena off the ground is underway. The facility would see 30 trips a year of six...

Tas big chill

Liawenee, the small Tasmanian town named from the Aboriginal word for frigid, lived up to its reputation overnight by dipping to -9.8 degrees. That is still...

Dark Mofo wraps up

Momentum continues to build for the Dark Mofo winter festival after its biggest box office take yet, rising by nearly $1 million to over $4...

Hobart Airport buys ramps

Climbing stairs to board a plane at Hobart Airport may soon be a thing of the past, after the purchase of 5 new ramps. Hobart Airport...

Power prices increase

Tasmanians will see a 2 percent rise in their power prices, after a decision from the state economic regulator yesterday. Aurora Energy is assuring its customers,...

Folau crowdfunding goes gangbusters

Israel Folau was found to have committed a “high-level breach” by making homophobic social media posts. (Adam Davy/PA Wire) Over three thousand people have now donated money...

Nude Solstice Swim

2200 people are registered for tomorrow morning's Nude Winter Solstice Swim in Hobart. They get up at the crack of dawn and assemble on Sandy Bay's...

Dairy's hefty output

New volume benchmarks are set to be hit by Tasmania's dairy industry.  Fresh data show the state's dairy industry pumped out 799 million litres of milk...

UTAS Launceston update

The University of Tasmania has updated its plans for its northern Tasmanian campus after appointing an architect. The so-called Northern Transformation keeps on growing, the project...

Herlihy pleads not guilty

Launceston's Keith Wayne Herlihy has been bailed after pleading not guilty to the aggravated armed robbery of an elderly man in South Launceston. 51 year old...

Launceston Skyway grand plan

Gondolas drifting high over Launceston's Cataract Gorge is a $20 million vision publicly released today. The Launceston Skyway will have 24 gondolas, each carrying up to...

Youngtown blockbuster attacker sought

An attacker remains on the run after a vicious assault in the Launceston suburb of Youngtown on Monday night. Police say after donuts and burnouts in...

Hobart rape trial continues

A man who's pleaded guilty to raping a girl at a sleepover is on trial for five other sex crimes against the same teenager. An all-male...

North Esk River health warning

People in the state's north are being warned not to eat fish from the North Esk River downstream of Corra Linn Gorge. Poly-fluroalkyl substance (PFAS) has...

All aboard new snow bus

The road to the top of Hobart's Mount Wellington is closed due to snow and ice, but that doesn't mean a trip to the summit...