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Driver who killed mum Sarah Paino paroled

The unlicensed driver who slammed into pregnant mum Sarah Paino's car in 2016, has been paroled less than four years after the tragedy. The then 15-year-old,...

Another Richmond murder charge

A fourth person's been charged over the death of 22 year old Jarrod Leigh Turner who, in April, was found dead from a shotgun wound...

West coast jobs windfall

The Riley iron ore mine is to kick into life on Tasmania's West Coast, generating between 80 and 100 new jobs. Venture Minerals has made the...

Conditions ease, but snow falls

Strong winds and rain which have battered parts of Tasmania over the last couple of days, are expected to ease today. A severe weather warning for...

Bacon leaves politics for "new challenge"

Scott Bacon - Hobart, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) After joining the Labor Party in 2010, senior Tasmanian MP Scott Bacon is retiring. The son...

Jurors use of social media examined

Tasmanian researchers are looking into how social media can influence jurors in court trials. The Tasmanian Law Reform Institute (based at the Unversity of Tasmania) is calling...

Cadbury workers win court case against employer

Two Cadbury workers in Tasmania have won a 'David and Goliath' court battle against the chocolate maker's parent company. Mondelez argued that shift workers should only...

Last standing on GM free

Tasmania is set to stand alone on genetically modified produce in Australia. Farmers in mainland South Australia will be permitted to grow GM food crops next...

Tasmania bracing for more wind and rain

Wild winds are set to continue across Tasmania as another cold front brings rain and snow to the state. It comes after damaging winds ripped the...

Height restrictions voted down

The push for building height limits in Hobart has grinded to a halt, at least for now. A maximum building height of 60 metres in the...

Man pleads not guilty to killing Billy

One of the people accused of killing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters has pleaded not guilty. Christopher Leigh Brown was remanded in custody after his brief...

Paedophile's statue name removal

Three northern Tasmanian statues will have a child molester's name deleted. In December 2016, John Millwood was sentenced to four years jail for sexually abusing a...

Councils talk recycling

Greater Hobart’s four councils are trying to strike a deal with SKM Recycling to retain current services for the south of the state. Last week, Melbourne-based...

Weather warning

Tasmania's brief flirtation with almost spring-like conditions has crashed out, as a howling cold snap takes over. Snow and ice has descended over elevated areas and...

Business confidence up

New data has found Tasmanian businesses are the most confident in the country. The latest Sensis Business Index shows there's more optimism here than in all...

Voula Delios hearing starts

How prisoner mental health is managed is at the heart of a coroner's inquest this week. Daryl Royston Wayne Cook was found not guilty on the...

Charges laid over Launceston murder

Police have charged a third person with murder over the death of a Launceston man. The 33-year-old man from Mowbray will face an out -of-hours court...

20-year-old killed after car rolls

Family and friends of a young man are grieving after a fatal car crash in the state's east. It's understood the 20-year-old male driver from Richmond...

Body found in Mayfield

Murder charges are expected to be laid after a body - believed to be that of missing Launceston man Billy Ray Waters - was discovered...

Police pups repawting for duty

Tasmania's proving to be a popular breeding destination for the next generation of police dogs. Four German Shepherds are leaving their Tasmanian foster families today, heading all...