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Charity thief sentenced

A Burnie woman who racked up $43,000 on a not-for-profity charity's tab has avoided jail. Rebecca Dorothy Baker used a company credit card for bills, food,...

George Town fire deliberate

Another house fire in George Town was deliberately lit. A little after 6.30pm last night (Sunday), the Tasmania Fire Service arrived at the Agnes Street address...

Joan Rylah resigns

A Liberal Member for Braddon has announced she's resigning, triggering a countback for the North West and West Coast electorate. Joan Rylah, herself elected on countback...

Tassie on top: Commsec

Tasmania is ranked as Australia's strongest economy in the latest Commsec snapshot, coming in at number one on four measures including retail spending. The latest State...

Hobart NYE party

The cancellation of Marion Bay's Falls Festival has prompted other event companies to step up to fill the void. A new show on Hobart's waterfront for...

Shocking Bass Highway crash

A teenager is fighting for life after a devastating multi-vehicle crash on the Bass Highway at Westbury in the state's north last night. The 17-year-old from...

Travel bubble with WA, SA and NT

Tasmania's borders will reopen to South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Premier Peter Gutwein has announced a travel bubble with the three mainland jurisdictions...

Comet snubs Tasmania

Tasmanian stargazers have been left deflated after a rare comet lighting up the night sky in other parts of the country and the world failed...

Entries invited for Hobart Wine Show

2020's Royal Hobart Wine Show's schedule has now been published. It is pushing through the obstacles posed by coronavirus, albeit in a slightly scaled back version. It...

Ruby class action

Passengers on the coronavirus-hit Ruby Princess cruise ship are launching legal action in a bid for compensation after the cruise resulted in 21 deaths.  Shine Lawyers...

Young mum wins $74K

A Derwent Park mum is celebrating after winning $74,000 on Keno. The Tasmanian player held a Keno Classic 8 Spot winning entry yesterday and takes home...

Knife-wielding man in custody

A man remains in custody following an incident near Port Sorell this morning. Police received a number of emergency calls regarding a man allegedly carrying a...

Truck driver sought over death

Police are still looking for a truck driver believed to have been involved in the 2019 death of a man on the Midland Highway in...

Predator behind bars - for now

A paedophile caught with a hoard of child exploitation and beastiality material in late 2016 will be out of prison in a couple of months...

New cancer machine in Launceston

There are high hopes of significant benefits for cancer patients from a new Linear Accelerator now operating at Launceston's Holman Clinic. It provides super accurate radiation...

Real estate statistics

The Real Estate Institute of Tasmania has released their June quarterly figures, and interesting patterns have emerged in buying due to Covid-19.  While the number of...

Investigation into deadly crash

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has released its findings from its investigation into a fatal crash at Hobart Airport that killed one man and seriously...

Safety fears for women's sport

Australia's Sports Minister Richard Colbeck is yet to comment on claims by a fellow Tasmanian Liberal Senator, who says she's fielding concerns from parents around...

Search for new Spirit builder goes internal

The State Government is hitting the pause button on sourcing new Spirit of Tasmania ferries internationally due to the pandemic, blowing out the delivery deadline...

Gov hints at forced testing

Tasmania will bring in voluntary coronavirus testing for those being held in the state's nine quarantine hotels as of Wednesday.  Premier Peter Gutwein says while testing's...