Tasmanian News

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...

Flu toll grows

21 elderly people have now died while battling influenza across Tasmania this season, around seven or eight are thought to have succumbed in the past...

Tas Bouncers charged with assault

Three Hobart bouncers have been charged with assault following a number of seperate incidents at late night venues.   A 31-year-old Sandy Bay man was charged with...

Tas health probe

An Upper House inquiry into Tasmania's health services has been told of a culture of hospital management trying to conceal negative publicity. In his appearance, a...