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Tas fuel price similar to Melbourne

Persistent protests about Tasmania's fuel prices might be having an effect. Just last week the RACT made another plea for government intervention on unjustifiably expensive pump...

Caution urged as restrictions ease

Small household gatherings of up to five people are back on the agenda for Tasmanians as stage one pandemic restrictions ease. Groups of 10 are now...

Barbaro behind bars

Ricardo Barbaro is escorted to a prison van at Burwood Court in Sydney, Thursday, May 14, 2020. (AAP Image/Joel Carrett) Accused murderer Ricardo Barbaro has fronted...

Wild mushroom warning

Tasmanians are being warned not to eat wild mushrooms, after a significant spike in exposures to potentially deadly fungi. Between February and May, mushroom-related calls in the...

Tas maritime company wins grant

A Northern Tasmanian company has won a $150,000 defence industry grant. Based in Legana, Pivot Maritime specialises in naval simulation, training and consultancy. It's become the first...

Tassie's infrastructure blitz

Tasmania will fast track infrastructure projects at record levels, in order to keep the state's fragile economy afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Grim new economic modelling...

5-star hotel bid feted

The Launceston Chamber of Commerce is welcoming council's approval of an $80 million hotel precinct slated for the CBD, looking forward to the creation of...

Parks roadkill fears

There's an appeal for Tasmanians to take care on the roads around newly-reopened national parks. Southern Tasmania's Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary has indicated roadkill reports to its...

Unemployment rate to rise further

Tasmanians are being warned to brace themselves for even worse jobs data in the months ahead. ABS figures reveal the country lost 594,300 jobs between March...

Arrest over young mum's death

A man wanted over the death of a young Tasmanian mother has been arrested in Western Sydney. Ricardo Barbaro has been on the run since last...

Full hospital operations resume

Tasmania has now gone six days without a new coronavirus case, leaving the infection total on 225, with 30 active cases.  It comes as the virus-hit...

Racing trials given go ahead in Tas

Trials in the three racing codes have been given the green light to resume in Tasmania as the state eyes a return to the track...

Roadkill rates down

A prominent Tasmanian wildlife carer is noticing a shift in animal injuries being reported to his 24-hour rescue service due to the pandemic. Greg Irons from...

Sixth gang targeted

Another outlaw motorcycle gang is being banned from wearing colours in Tasmania. From today, the Nomads, who've recently tried to establish a presence in the state,...

Bike thief sought

Glenorchy detectives are hunting a trailbike thief who made off with a KTM85 model after responding to a Gumtree ad. Police believe offenders contacted the owner...

New film shines a light on tourism

Destination Southern Tasmania has released a new tourism film, entitled 'Feel Good'. Hype TV's Dave Flower has, with his team, created the film for the tourism...

New data shows increased spending

There are positive indications for Tasmania's economy from the latest Commonwealth Bank snapshot of spending compared to a year ago. Over the week to last Friday,...

Lagoon rescue

Two adults and a child are safe and well after being caught out by a rising tide near Clifton Beach east of Hobart on Monday...

Testing to spread as infections flatline

Tasmania has now gone four days without recording a single coronavirus case. It follows the first full day of increased visitor limits to nursing homes, the...