Santas sack of cash wings 2019

Santas sack of cash wings 2019

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New report on insanity pleas

Fairer laws for people with mental health or cognitive impairments facing court are being called for by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. A new report - which...

Car flips, injuring child

A two-year-old is recovering in the Royal Hobart Hospital after a car flipped early this morning in Hobart's north. Police allege the child's mother was driving...

15yo accused of lighting Hadspen fire

A teenager has been charged with deliberately lighting a fire in Tasmania's north. Around 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, police received reports that two youths were allegedly...

German teenager killed

It was a 19 year old German man on a 12 month working visa who was killed in the car crash at New Norfolk on...

Hobart armed robbery

An armed robbery at the Marquis Hotel bottle shop in Hobart's Brisbane Street has police on the lookout for a man thought to be aged...

Bushwalkers rescued

A trio of bushwalkers stranded for 3 days in freezing conditions near Cradle Mountain has been winched to safety. The hikers - believed to be from...

Cattle Hill wind farm now operational

Turbines at the brand new Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania's Central Highlands are now connected to the state's power grid. Once fully operational, it will...

Armed duo on the loose

A hunt for those behind a New Norfolk armed robbery and pointed a sawn off rifle at police carries on. Two men hit Mood Food at...

Boaties urged to put safety first

Tasmanian rock lobster pot owners and recreational boaties are being urged to be prepared from a safety perspective as the season opens tomorrow. MAST General Manager...

Commonwealth to re-examine Malbena project

Canberra will have to properly assess a proposal for a helicopter-accessed tourism camp at Lake Malbena, after a ruling by the Federal Court. The controversial development...

Bellamy's buyout gets the nod

  A $1.5 billion buyout of Bellamy Australia will go ahead, after nearly all its shareholders voted to sell the Launceston-based infant formula marketer to the...

Water restrictions for Hobart and surrounds

Southern Tasmania will experience temporary water restrictions beginning just before Christmas. Stage One restrictions will come into effect for Hobart and outlying areas from December 20th....

Abandoned roadwork sign menace

Drivers across Tasmania tearing their hair out over snail pace speed limits from redundant roadworks signs may have some satisfaction in the near future. Burnie Mayor...

Show of support for retailers

A new awareness campaign is encouraging Tasmanians to call out antisocial behaviour, violence and theft in shops as retailers get extra busy heading into Christmas.  The...

Stewart now eyeing Hobart for tower

Launceston City Council is making no apologies for demanding a lengthy list of studies for a now-scrapped upmarket unit complex in the Invermay flood zone. Developer...

Lambie backs the scrapping of Medivac

Jacqui Lambie Network Senator Jacqui Lambie during debate on the Medivac Bill in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, December 4, 2019....

Power restored on Coast

The North West has power back on after 359 properties in the region still blacked out Wednesday morning, the majority in Ulverstone and West Ulverstone, were...

Historic apology

  The historic whitewashing of Tasmania's dark past in relation to its Aboriginal people is a step closer to being healed, following an historic apology by...

Fatal smash

A man is dead after a fatal crash on the Tasman Highway around 15 kilometres west of Scottsdale. Police found the 24-year-old in his vehicle around...

Launceston Airport expansion

Launceston Airport has released its new draft master plan. The annual number of visitors through the airport is expected to increase by 500,000 to 1.9 million people...