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No 2021 season for East Devonport

The Devonport community is rallying behind East Devonport Football Club, after it announced its senior team wouldn't be competing in the NWFL for the 2021...

Upper house battles take shape

Former police officer and Young Tasmanian of the Year Will Smith is running as an independent candidate in the upcoming Legislative Council election in Windermere. It...

First Tasmanian given COVID-19 vaccine

The state rollout of the coronavirus vaccine officially began at the Royal Hobart Hospital this morning. A registered nurse from the Infectious Disease Ward received the...

Tas AFL matches even with no deals

AFL matches will reportedly be played in Tasmania, even without government support. Hawthorn and North Melbourne multi million dollar deals for home games in the state...

Record results at Magic Millions

The State Government says record sales at Tasmania’s annual Magic Millions yearlings sales shows that confidence is at record highs in the State’s racing industry. The...

Gaffney responds to VAD review

Mersey Independent MLC Mike Gaffney has welcomed a University of Tasmania review of his voluntary assisted dying legislation, which is due to be debated in...

Peter Hudson New Norfolk statue

One of Tasmania's most admired football talents, Peter Hudson, will be honoured with the unveiling of a statue in his hometown of New Norfolk next...

West Hobart tyre slasher plea

Police are continuing to investigate a significant number of vehicles which had their tyres slashed overnight last Thursday and early Friday in West Hobart. A total...

Man arrested over jewellery robbery

A man has been arrested, accused of a burglary at a well known Burnie jewellery store. Police allege the 20-year-old smashed a glass door to gain...

Dodges Ferry woman gets lucky

A lucky Southern Tasmanian woman is $100,000 richer. The Dodges Ferry local describes her weekly ritual of picking up a few instant scratch tickets as "a...

Man escapes serious injury after plane crash

A strong crosswind is thought to have caused a light plane to crash at Burnie Airport on Saturday afternoon. Police say the 77-year-old pilot crashed while...

Gutwein not happy at AFL response

The state having its own AFL side seems further away, with the league deciding to set up a detailed, independent review into its merits. Premier Peter...

State service worker stood down

A state service employee from Tasmania's north has been stood down ahead of an investigation into an historical allegation of sexual abuse. Police have been called...

Still A Star shines

General view of horses parading before race 7, the All-star Mile, during the 2020 All-Star Mile race day at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday, March...

West Hobart slashing rampage

Police are hunting thoughtless vandals after dozens of cars had their tyres slashed at West Hobart overnight. Forensic police are on the scene at Pine Avenue...

Aged care vaccines incoming

A dozen aged care homes in the state's north and northwest will be covered under phase 1A of the Morrison Government's coronavirus vaccine rollout. It follows...

Nasty smash at Grindlewald

Three people in a two car crash at Grindelwald have been taken to Launceston General Hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. It happened at around 12.20pm...

Electric charge network opened

Premier Peter Gutwein has officially opened the state's electric charge network in Launceston. The network will ensure mid-range electric vehicles can travel to almost any point...

Lambie lashes gov on rape response

Burnie Senator Jacqui Lambie is slamming the Federal Government's response to an alleged rape at Parliament House in Canberra.  Brittany Higgins claims she was sexually assaulted...

Tamar water upgrades

Preliminary upgrades at the Willis Street Pump Station are nearing completion. A number of minor works have already been finished as part of TasWater's contribution to...