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Another drone spotted in fire zone prompts police plea

Another occurrence of drone use in fire-affected areas has frustrated the Tasmania Fire Service.  Tasmania Police have issued repeated warnings for drone-operators that when drones are flown...

TT Line: your pets are safe with us

Spirit of Tasmania operator TT Line is backing its pet transport procedures after the death of a dog on a sailing last week. The owner of...

Honey fire misery

194,000 hectares of wilderness being ravaged so far in Tasmania's summer bushfires is wreaking havoc on local honey producers. Tasmanian Beekeepers Association's Peter Norris explains a...

Apartments approved to ease housing shortage

Newly-approved apartment developments for Hobart will add 103 flats to the tight housing market. Hobart City Council last night approved a four-storey block on Burnett Street,...

Not out of the woods yet: Huon flare-up

Tasmanians who've fled their homes due to the bushfire threat could be allowed back later in the week. Bushfire activity is easing amidst this week's cooler,...

Fatal plane crash site out of reach

Rough terrain has prevented investigators reaching the site of a fatal plane crash southwest of Hobart which killed a woman pilot. 30-year-old Nikita Walker was flying...

Cruise accused hearing

The Supreme Court case of a man who allegedly tried to throw his fiancee off a cruise ship in October last year comes up for...