Tasmanian News

Embrace building high

Tasmania is being cautioned against being wishy washy when it comes to major accommodation projects that are striking resistance. Developer, the Fragrance Group, has two high...

Fake $50 notes circulating Hobart

Hobart businesses are being warned of counterfeit $50 notes circulating. In most cases, only one fake note is being passed per transaction.  Tasmania police say the notes...

$500 offered for puppy's return

The last remaining puppy from a litter removed from their mother aged just three weeks old has still not been returned.  Six pups were offered for...

Not guilty pleas

The two people on charges over the gunshot murder of Hobart tattooist Dwayne Davies have pleaded not guilty. Bradley Scott Purkiss is accused of murdering the...

Tas tourism boom continues

Tasmania has seen a significant increase in tourism numbers in the latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey.    The figures show the state saw the highest increase in overnight...

Longford blow

40 meat workers will be paid redundancies, as Longford's JBS abattoir decides against reopening its lamb processing line for Spring. The workers had been in limbo...

Road toll rises

A 67 year old man from Sulphur Creek's been identified by Tasmania Police as the motorbike rider killed when he crashed with a ute in West...

Tas salvos tackling alcoholism

The Salvation Army is struggling to keep up with a spike in the number of Ice addicts seeking help from its drug rehab service. The number...

Airport security pledge

While there might not be a federal election until 2019, Bill Shorten was in Tasmania today vowing to reinstate federal police officers at Hobart airport,...

Stunning Tas jobs growth

4% annual jobs growth in Tasmania's outpaced all other states and territories in new Australian Bureau of Statistics data. State Treasurer Peter Gutwein says it's been...