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New road safety rule approved for August 2022

(From left to right: Scott Tilyard -Tasmanian Road Safety Advisory Council, Peter Frazer - Founder of Safer Australian Roads and Highways (SARAH) group and Yellow Ribbon...

Free central Hobart bus loop on the cards

Hobart City Council has unanimously voted in favour of a free bus service for the central business district. CEO Kelly Grisby will explore options with Metro...

State records 66th covid death

    Tasmania has recorded another covid linked death overnight - a man in his 80's in the state's south. Another 1,216 covid cases have been reported -...

Child abuse material offender behind bars

A 31-year-old Tasmanian man was yesterday (Monday 16 May) sentenced to four years’ imprisonment for child exploitation and bestiality offences. He is one of more than...

Police shaken after alleged vehicle ram

Police have slammed the behaviour of two drivers in Tasmania's south, after two separate hooning events. Shortly after midnight on Saturday, an officer reportedly spotted a...

Another covid linked death

Tasmania has lost another life linked to covid-19 - a woman in her 80s passing away at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Today, Federal Independent MP for...

Soaring toll concerns

The Australian College of Road Safety says the state's road toll is on track for horrific statistics by the end of the year, in response...

64th Tasmanian dies of Covid-19

Tasmania has recorded another death linked to Covid-19. A man in his 60s has passed away at a residential aged care facility in the state's North. His...

Eight people injured in two vehicle smash

Eight people have been taken to hospital after a two vehicle crash in the state's north. Tasmania Police, ambulance and fire crews were called to Lilydale...

925 new Coronavirus cases for Tasmania

Tasmania's Coronavirus numbers have eased slightly today. 925 new infections have been recorded overnight, compared to 1,118 new cases yesterday, and 1,058 the day before. 541 people...

$40,000 worth of cocaine seized

Two people have been charged with drug offences after a traffic stop in the Northern Midlands area. Tasmania Police stopped a reportedly unregistered vehicle at around...

Last push for Tasmanian AFL license revealed

(AAP Image / Jason O'Brien) The leaders of three political parties have come together to a last push for an AFL License. The Premier has been joined...

Big bicycle plans for Hobart

Hobart would become Australia's trial location for extra bicycle infrastructure under a Greens plan it intends to champion in the parliament. It includes building a shared...

Drug, sleep link to crash death

A Buckland woman's tragic death on a southern Tasmanian road mid last year is being blamed on fatigue and drugs. Joanne Cooper was behind the wheel...

Commission of Inquiry hearing

Tasmania's Education Department Secretary hasn't been able to say why a notification of sex abuse apparently disappeared down a so-called "memory hole". A teenager complained about...

Former PM claims polls underestimate Coalition

(AAP Image/Russell Freeman) John Howard believes the latest polling is understating the Liberal-Nationals coalition vote ahead of the May 21 election. But the former Liberal prime minister...

Covid death toll rises to 61

  Tasmania has reported its 61st coronavirus linked death since the beginning of the pandemic. A woman aged in her late 90s died at a residential aged...

Campaign over for gutsy JJs

AAP image/Dan Himbrechts The Sydney Kings have won their first NBL title in 17 years with a 97-88 home win in game three of the grand-final...