Tasmanian News

Labor's free schools

Labor's officially launched its Tasmanian election campaign in Launceston, complete with a visit by federal leader Bill Shorten. State party leader Rebecca White's described her team...

Tamar cleansing

A raft of Tamar River cleansing measures devised by an expert panel will proceed with the securing of Commonwealth backing. In Launceston, Malcolm Turnbull officially announced...

Fruit fly outbreak "not out of control"

A second Queensland Fruit Fly outbreak in Tasmania's north west does not mean the biosecurity situation is out of control, according to the Treasurer. Biosecurity Tasmania...

Jobless rate cheer

Tasmania's trend unemployment rate's fallen in the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data from January. The state's jobless number ticked down 0.1 to 5.7%, the equal...

Traffic torture

Peak hour drivers have been storming social media slamming Hobart's traffic horror of recent times. Last night's commute was about as bad as it gets when...

Tasmania on the brink of battery boom

A new report suggests Tasmania is on the verge of a battery storage boom as the cost of the technology continues to fall. Prices across Australia...

Schools spend promise

The big spending promises for key services carries on in Tasmania's election campaign, with the Liberal Party unveiling $324 million for education. It's translating the investment...