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Dirty toilets as unions down brushes

More industrial action is looming from the pay dispute between the Tasmanian Government and public servants. The Health and Community Services Union yesterday announced escalated action...

Good times for Tasmanian wine

Quality of Tasmania's upcoming wine grape harvest is shaping up as top shelf, but it's also the quantity causing excitement. It seems bushfire smoke taint has...

Search for hydro site narrowed down to three

Three potential locations have been identified for pumped hydro power in Tasmania. The sites at Lake Cethana and Lake Rowallan in the North West, and near...

Fires keep crews busy

An unknown number of fire-setting pests are at large after wasting emergency services' time in Greater Hobart on Tuesday night. Brigades were called to three fires...

Wood processing mill at Bell Bay a step closer

  A multimillion dollar timber processing operation is a step closer for the George Town municipality after it got the EPA's tick of approval. West-Australian registered Patriarch...

Hotel booking shakeup

The days of accommodation booking internet giants strong-arming their hotel operators on the their room rates could be numbered.  Currently, hotels are not able to advertise...

Battle against northern fire ramping up

An advice warning remains current for Lanena, Rosevears, Grindelwald, Bridgenorth, Legana and Notley Hills north of Launceston as a large bushfire burns on private land. Driven...