Tasmanian News

Hotel armed robbery

An armed robber's on the run after storming a Hobart hotel overnight. Wearing a mask and carrying a gun, the robber entered Glenorchy's Elwick Hotel at...

Direct Hobart-Gold Coast flights announced

Tasmania's tourism industry will experience a boost, with Tigerair announcing direct return flights between the Gold Coast and Hobart. The service commencing December 7, will run...

Tas battery plan

Tasmania's quest to become Australia's battery has had a meaningful leap forward today on the announcement of significant feasibility studies. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency and...

TAS armed robbery at Launceston bank

A man allegedly armed with a knife has robbed an ANZ bank at Launceston's Mowbray this afternoon. Tasmania police allege the offender entered the bank on...

Man charged over alleged headbutt on MP

A 38 year old North Hobart man has been charged with allegedly headbutting former Prime Minister Tony Abbot on Hobart's waterfront, yesterday afternoon. Mr Abbott says...

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...