Tasmanian News

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...

Pulp Mill Laws Imminent

The Greens are vowing to oppose any pulp mill legislation introduced in next week's special sitting of State Parliament. Premier Lara Giddings will...

Canuck Cable Car Backer

The boss of a Canadian company reportedly keen to invest in the Mount Wellington cable car admits it's something he does in his spare...

Commsec Pans Tassie

Labor's economic management of Tasmania is under attack again following the release of a new report into the state's performance. The Commsec State...

Alleged Hoon Collared

An Ulverstone teenager will face court and has had her car clamped for a month after being caught 72 kilometres an hour over...

Maria Boost

Work continues on increasing tourism to one of the jewels in Tasmania's crown. Maria Island has been experiencing improved numbers and the...

Cops Hunt Shooter

Counselling and other assistance are being offered to residents of a street where a man was shot dead late on Friday night. Police...