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Mega bushfire fears for wilderness

Authorities are concerned a weather change due on Friday evening could do more harm than good. The Fire Service has around 70 bushfires listed as either...

HCC Alderman weighs in on parking meter grief

The rollout of new smart parking meters around Hobart is continuing to garner heavy criticism, with issues around fees, visibility, and usability reported.  Hobart City Council...

Man and his dog rescued from Tamar River

  Tasmania police is urging anyone planning or going onto the water in any type of vessel to be prepared and have the required safety equipment...

Two arrested over shooting

Two northern Tasmanians are facing charges over a shooting at Kings Meadows last Friday. A 29-year-old from Swan Bay faced an out-of-hours court on counts including...

Search concludes for missing Tassie bushwalker

The search for missing 76-year-old bushwalker James Hugh McLean in Tasmania's far south-west has officially been completed, with no sign of the missing adventurist.   "While missing...

Lightning strikes spark fires

' Tasmanian crews will be looking to contain 32 bushfires still burning out of control after being ignited by yesterday's dry lightning, but warm temperatures in...

Sizzling economy

A glowing picture of health emerges from a State Treasury roundup of Australian Bureau of Statistics data on Tasmania's economy, as business knuckles down for...