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Business confidence up

New data has found Tasmanian businesses are the most confident in the country. The latest Sensis Business Index shows there's more optimism here than in all...

Voula Delios hearing starts

How prisoner mental health is managed is at the heart of a coroner's inquest this week. Daryl Royston Wayne Cook was found not guilty on the...

Charges laid over Launceston murder

Police have charged a third person with murder over the death of a Launceston man. The 33-year-old man from Mowbray will face an out -of-hours court...

20-year-old killed after car rolls

Family and friends of a young man are grieving after a fatal car crash in the state's east. It's understood the 20-year-old male driver from Richmond...

Body found in Mayfield

Murder charges are expected to be laid after a body - believed to be that of missing Launceston man Billy Ray Waters - was discovered...

Police pups repawting for duty

Tasmania's proving to be a popular breeding destination for the next generation of police dogs. Four German Shepherds are leaving their Tasmanian foster families today, heading all...

Costly impure crystal meth

Ice, the drug, circulating in Tasmania is the most low grade and expensive in Australia. In the hit TV show Breaking Bad, the lead character Walter...

Teen search setback

Concerns are growing for the welfare of missing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. Police have been unable to verify a report that the 19-year-old was seen...

Possible changes to Hobart car parking

A Hobart aldermen is urging council to think outside the box as it grapples with traffic congestion. The Hobart City Council's Finance and Governance Committee heard last...

Jobless figure unchanged

Tasmania's trend unemployment rate for July remains the nation's highest at an unchanged 6.7%. Australia's seasonally adjusted figure of 5.2% also has not moved, despite an...

More ideas sharing on housing

More submissions designed to help a parliamentary select committee form a plan to tackle Tasmania's housing affordability are being heard today. The state's influx of sea-changers...

Underage sex man walks free

A northern Tasmanian man found guilty of having sex with a child 25 years ago has walked free from court after receiving a suspended sentence. The...

Yacht restoration update

An update has been issued on the intended restoration of a veteran yacht, which arrived in time for an appearance at Tasmania's Wooden Boat Festival...

Missing Launceston teenager

There is a concern for welfare for Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. The 19-year-old was last seen walking in the Invermay area last Thursday afternoon. Police...

Units cater for growing cohort

A vacant property in South Hobart has undergone extensive work to help cater for a growing need in Tasmania's stressed housing market. An initiative of the South...

Teen sex man up for parole

It's not clear when a man who injected a teenage girl with ice before having sex with her in a public area will be freed...

Possible Folau trial next year

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will continue mediation talks, with a trial possible next year. The former Wallaby has launched his unfair dismissal case in the...

Pill testing debate begins

The hot-button topic of pill testing has landed squarely in Tasmania's Upper House. A motion which discusses the benefits of pill testing has been brought forward...

Hobart hotel receives green light

Another 206 rooms will be added to Hobart's increasingly stretched accommodation offerings if the full Hobart City Council signs off on a nine-storey hotel at...