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Housing crisis funding

Tasmania's skyrocketing demand for more affordable housing options has prompted an injection of money from the state government. Over $40 million has been brought forward to...

Bushwalker died in snow due to "poor decisions"

A Tasmanian coroner says a bushwalker who died on the Overland Track brought about his own demise. Trevor John Tolputt was wearing inadequate clothing and refused...

Council row on "climate emergency"

A social media slanging match has erupted between Hobart City Council aldermen after three walked out of last night's meeting. Green Councillor Bill Harvey's motion to...

Business group welcomes LNP win

The state's peak lobby group for small business is breathing a sigh of relief after the Coalition's shock election win. It coincides with calls from the...

Hanson blames "left" for vehicle fire

Police are investigating the torching of a One Nation campaign vehicle on Hobart's eastern shore last night.  They've confirmed the inferno at the Shoreline Shopping Centre...

Man dies in mother's arms

A fatal shooting in Ravenswood yesterday morning has been deemed accidental by investigators. Timmothy Matthew Gardiner died from a gunshot wound to the chest when a...

Tassie plays key role in Coalition win

Scott Morrison's blitzkrieg on the Labor seats of Bass and Braddon has reaped dividends for the Coalition. The PM's last-ditch visit to the island state's marginal...

"Dirty tricks" on election day in Braddon

Labor is being accused of playing "dirty tricks" in the seat of Braddon, using an independent as a battering ram against the Liberals. Signs saying that...