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Harrison returns to Tas cricket

A veteran of Tasmanian cricket administration is back. Tony Harrison has been elected for another innings on Cricket Tasmania's board, having previously served 22 years, eight...

Fire at the CSIRO labs

UPDATE: the cause of this morning's plant room fire at Hobart's CSIRO precinct has been traced to a lithium battery.  It's understood a bag containing the...

Failed Maccas heist

A would-be robber is on the run after trying to hold up a Launceston fast-food outlet. Police say a man threatened McDonalds Invermay staff with a...

Dam upgrades power along

Another power station has been spruced up and brought into the modern era as part of Hydro Tasmania's path to its battery of the nation...

Chinese want Bellamy's

Tasmanian based Bellamy's is set to fall into Chinese ownership. Mengniu Dairy has pitched a $1.5 billion dollar takeover of the baby formula producer, and Bellamy's...

Car spiked, gun found

A runaway driver has kept police busy in Greater Hobart overnight. Officers driving on the Bowen Bridge around 12:30 am noticed a silver Nissan Pathfinder which...

Gov tackling penguin carnage

Pet owners are being warned of ramped-up wildlife protection laws which could see dogs which attack native wildlife destroyed, and owners fined up to $5040. Tasmanians...

Police investigate armed robbery

Tasmania Police is urging anyone to come forward with information relating to an armed robbery that occurred just before 3pm yesterday at the Discount Pharmacy in Sandy...

Four rescued after bad weather hits

Bad weather has forced four people to be rescued from Cradle Mountain. Members of Western Search and Rescue rushed to the mountain about 4.30pm yesterday, to...

Dubious police phone etiquette

A man from Underwood near Launceston is bringing his treatment by a female emergency phone operator to light. In February last year, Mark Scully rang triple...

Burglary charges laid

Launceston Police have charged two people in relation to burglary at a property in Warrentinna, on Tasmania’s North East on Wednesday morning. During the incident, a...

Early release gone

Risdon Prison's overcrowding headaches are tipped to magnify further on the scrapping of early release for well behaved inmates. Tasmania's Upper House of parliament's waved through...

Rosebery fire probe

Drivers have been warned to take care on the Murchison Highway in the Rosebery area after a local home burned to the ground around 3.30 on Friday morning Emergency...

12 day run from police ends

Accused bail breacher Jake Mark Pearce, who slipped out of custody at the Royal Hobart Hospital nearly two weeks ago on August 31st, has now...

Ogilvie back in parliament

Hot-button issues like euthanasia are likely to remain off the table in Tasmania for the time being with news a conservative independent will replace Labor's...

Armed robbery in Launceston

An armed robbery in Launceston is under investigation. Police were called out to Mowbray's Pizza Hut on Invermay Road at around 8.30pm last night, after a...

Wild wind gusts on the way

Nearly half the state is being warned power cuts could be on the way with another spring blast hitting this evening. The weather bureau's warning the...

Cruise ship season full steam ahead

With the cruise ship season just around the corner, industry figures have gathered in Hobart to talk about the 2019-20 year and how the state...

Near miss at Parliament Square

Hobart's Parliament Square redevelopment could remain at a standstill for days, after a large bolt fell off a crane. Union figure Kevin Harkins has told social...