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Direct Launceston to Adelaide flight takes off

  Launceston Airport has just seen a historic moment - the first direct flight to Adelaide taking off. Non stop flights will now occur three times per...

The Coroner releases report into death of 8-year-old boy

The North West Regional Hospital in Burnie, Tasmania, Tuesday, April 14, 2020. (Image: AAP Image/Simon Sturzaker) The Coroner has handed down his findings following the investigation...

Batten down

Spring takes a break a few times this week as cold fronts drive through Tasmania. The early hours of tomorrow (Tuesday) will likely see wind speeds...

Canine consultant wins over LGH

Meet Gilbert - he's melting hearts and boosting morale at the Launceston General Hospital. Gilbert is a facility or assistance dog - brought to Emergency Department...

Premier Peter Gutwein gets clean bill of health

(AAP Image/Ethan James) Premier Peter Gutwein has been given the all clear to return to work. He's released a statement thanking the community for their well-wishes; and...

Wynyard fire causes $300,000 worth of damage

  Tasmanian Fire Service and the Police were called to Bowick Court in Wynyard in the early hours of this morning, TSF taking control of the...

Compulsory vax for health staff

Hot on the heels of MONA implementing a mandatory covid vaccination policy for staff, it's soon to be required of Tasmania's healthcare workers. It will be...

Search for missing fisherman

Challenging weather is hampering the search for a fisherman who went overboard east of Flinders Island on Thursday night.  The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was sent to...

Someset man on 35 child exploitation charges

Police have charged a 31-year-old man from Somerset with more than 30 additional child exploitation offences, following an investigation launched in June. The investigation began after...

Killer out on parole

One of Tasmania's most notorious murderers from more than 30 years ago, has been released from Risdon Prison. The man, who cannot legally be named as...

Launceston show cancelled

Picture: Launceston Show website   Next month's Launceston Show has officially been cancelled, with organisers pulling the pin due to COVID-19 restrictions. The show, which was set for...

Disqualified driver charged

A 36 year old Launceston woman has been charged by police, after being caught driving despite having her licence disqualified earlier this year. Police will allege...

NBL1 South Competition Cancelled

  Our NBL 1 basketballers will have their eyes on next year, officials pulling the pin on the NBL1 South season.   Coles Express NBL1 General Manager Dean...

Prices and rents keep climbing

Home price growth in Tasmania keeps charging ahead. New CoreLogic data finds Hobart's dwelling values rose 2.3% in August, the highest jump of Australia's capitals. The median...

Tassie seal spotted in Vic 25 years later

It's been a triumphant return to the spotlight for this long-nosed fur seal. Born on Maatsuyker Island off Tasmania’s southwest coast in 1996, the male seal has been...

Tasmania JackJumpers appoint female board chair

  Picture: Supplied   The Tasmania JackJumpers are making NBL history - becoming the first club in league history, across ten franchises, to appoint a female Board chair. Appointed...