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Lutana fire prompts cooking safety warning

We're being warned not to leave cooking unattended following a grill fire at Lutana on Monday night. The TFS received multiple triple zero calls just after...

Mixed response to Spirits decision

The state government is making no apologies for seeking to maximise local input into the replacement Spirit of Tasmania vessels. That's despite Monday's announcement that the...

Claremont Primary development passed

  A $200 million housing development on the site of the old Claremont Primary School is a step closer after getting the nod from Glenorchy City...

Fake notes circulating

Police are urging businesses to be vigilant for counterfeit money following several reports of fake notes tendered recently. In the last week, police have received at...

Tassie's vax rollout on track

Tasmania's Health Minister remains confident the state will have met its target of dosing high-priority groups with the coronavirus vaccine by mid April, despite news...

Scottsdale home targeted in shooting

Police are investigating a report of a firearm being discharged in the state's north east overnight. Just before midnight, Scottsdale Police responded to a report of...

$2.9 million harvest business attack

Damage from a deliberately lit fire at a harvesting business at Tulendeena in Tasmania's north east is estimated at $2.9 million. The Tasman Highway business was...

Man charged over alleged $1 million fraud

A Launceston man has been charged over an alleged fraud of more than $1 million. The charge follows an extensive police investigation over the past 18...

Detectives probe prison bashing

Police are investigating a serious assault at Risdon Prison. The ABC reports an inmate was rushed to hospital with facial fractures late on Thursday afternoon.  The 26-year-old...

Sustainable Timber's burn-off fail

Accountability questions are flying over Sustainable Timber Tasmania's regeneration burn which blew up into a bushfire that has been shrouding the Derwent Valley with smoke. Two...

Tassie tourism boost

Tourism in Tasmania has been given a substantial boost, after the Federal Government announced a $1.2 billion package to support the tourism and aviation sectors. Prime...

Devonport's newest ship

Increased freight capacity for Bass Strait is on the horizon, as Tasmanian company SeaRoad's latest charter vessel 'MV Liekut' departs South Africa for its new...

Two charged over Sorell attack

A 51-year-old man remains in a serious condition in hospital after being attacked at Sorell yesterday afternoon. Two men aged 19 and 32 have been charged...

Maritime program to sail out of Tasmania

There's a major blow for the Launceston-based Australian Maritime College, losing its lucrative contract to train Pacific Island navy and police personnel. The contract for the...

Winter wine festival skews to reds

Following the popularity of last month's Tasmanian Wine Festival in Hobart's Botanic Gardens, attention is turning to a winter version to be staged in August. To...

PETA responds to Tasmanian guinea pig farm

The story of a Wynyard couple who breed and kill their own guinea pigs for consumption has had a generally mixed reaction.  Rees and Col Campbell...