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Royal Commission welcomed by those in Tas

Independent Member for Clark Andrew Wilkie has welcomed the Federal Government's decision to hold a Royal Commission into veteran and serving member suicides. He is hoping...

Mostert breaks two year drought

Chaz Mostert has broken his two year drought of Supercars wins with his first-ever Symmons Plains victory, to wrap up the Tasmanian round. It was his...

Hobart prepares for NZ flights

A travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand is now underway after both countries had success in containing coronavirus. People are allowed to cross the Tasman...

Man dies in trailbike tragedy

A northwest Tasmanian man is dead after a trail bike crash on the state's West Coast on Sunday.  Police say the man in his 30s was...

Official campaigns launched

Both major parties have officially launched their election campaigns, two weeks out from the state election. Tasmanians are heading to the polls ten months earlier than...

Child abuse material charges

A southern Tasmanian man has faced court charged with uploading child abuse material to multiple social media platforms. A joint state and federal police operation acting...

Spate of gun crime prompts police to act

A recent surge in gun crime in Launceston has prompted the establishment of a police task force to tackle the issue. The new team has been...

Beaconsfield gold haul on the move

The new owner of the Beaconsfield gold mine has begun processing old tailings. A fleet of half-a-dozen trucks is moving a significant amount of gold-bearing material...

No more free car travel on Spirits

Spirit of Tasmania's ‘bring your car for free’ promotion has ended more than two months ahead of schedule, due to strong take up. The federal government's...

Police probe Ridgley fatality

A report will be prepared for the coroner after a single-vehicle fatality at Ridgley in the state's northwest on Thursday evening. A man in his 20s...

Charges laid after Launceston robbery

Police have charged a 31-year-old man in relation to a robbery in Launceston on Thursday morning. Just after 8:30am, it's alleged a woman was approached by...

Waste probe into dairy giant

Australia's largest dairy company is being investigated by the Tasmanian environment watchdog over issues with effluent management. The island state's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is keen...

Tassie rents rise: "epic fail"

Hobart's soaring rents have ex-Liberal and Clark Independent candidate Sue Hickey on the warpath with a fresh barrage for her former colleagues.  Domain figures indicate the...

Serious truck smash in Launceston

A man aged in his mid-30s remains in a serious condition in hospital following a crash between two trucks on the northbound lanes of Launceston's...

Police charge man after gun fired in public

A 35-year-old East Devonport man has been charged with a number of firearm offences, after a gun was allegedly fired in public. Police received reports of...

Calls to boost cop numbers

Tasmania's Police Association is calling for an additional 70 officers around the state, along with 18 additional support staff, as part of its newly-released list...

JackJumpers unveil first signing

A basketball product of the Ulverstone-based North West Thunder has been unveiled as the JackJumpers' first major signing, ahead of the club's entry into the...

Tassie warned to batten down the hatches

The State Emergency Service says Tasmanians need to prepare their properties for damaging winds on Wednesday.  kunyani-Mt Wellington recorded a 102-kilometre an hour gust early early...

Cyber attack in Tas shuts down pokies

Poker machines at Tasmania's two casinos have been offline since the Easter weekend due to a ransomware cyber attack. Owner Federal Group was forced to shut...