Tasmanian News

Pulp Mill Forum

The Greens claim new pulp mill laws aimed at scuttling legal challenges against controversial project are corrupt. Gunns receiver Korda Mentha asked Labor...

Welfare Review

Tasmania's Council of Social Service is hopeful a review of the welfare system will see a better deal for job-seekers who're currently expected to survive...

Killer Poppies

Tasmania's poppy industry's turning to social media in a bid to prevent any more deaths from consuming the plant. It was only just over...

Being Bullied

Emergency Services Minister David O'Byrne claims he's being bullied by the police union as it ramps up its campaign against him. The Police...

Office to Close ?

Its Being touted that the Australian Tax Office is likely to close 11 regional sites across Queensland, New South Wales,Victoria and Tasmania with Launceston...

Antarctic Trip Questions

The leader of the scientific expedition which got stuck in sea ice in the Antarctic for 10 days disputes reports the captain of the...

Kayakers Rescued

There's a sobering reminder for kayakers not to take Tasmania's fickle conditions for granted after a paddler and his elderly father had a brush with...

Expedition Returns (finally)

52 people who were stranded for more than a week on a Russian icebreaker in Antarctica over Christmas are now in Hobart. The...

US Warships Drive

The Tasmanian Liberals are trying to secure lucrative US naval visits for Hobart. Washington has flagged an increase presence in the Pacific region,...

Home Grants Slammed

The first-home buyer scheme is being slammed as one of the biggest policy failures in recent history. In a scathing submission to the Senate...