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Tasmania Police nab 15 speeding drivers

    Three P-Platers were in the mix, officers frustrated with those who are caught flouting the road rules.   Some drivers are accused of driving almost 35km/hr over...

Anita Dow takes on shadow health ministry

Deputy Opposition Leader and Braddon MP Anita Dow has been given the important role of Shadow Health Minister in a re-shuffle announced by Leader Rebecca...

Gutwein discharged from hospital

The Premier is out of hospital after being admitted on Monday afternoon. Peter Gutwein became unwell in his office earlier that morning. He'll return to work later...

Arts extravaganza returns to Launceston

  The 10th Junction Arts Festival is set to kick off in Launceston from tomorrow - with final preparations underway in Launceston. Crews are busy setting up...

Driver pulled to safety in Hobart

(Photo Katya-Rose Brownjohn-Moss) Two bystanders have pulled a driver from a car sinking into the water at Hobart's Constitution Dock. The male driver was transported to the...

Walker rescued off of Mt Murchison

A walker has been winched to safety in the State's West. A 23-year-old Victorian man had ventured up Mt Murchison near Queenstown on August 28th, Tasmania Police...

Cigarette butt to blame for George Town fire

  Tasmania Fire Service are reminding smokers to dispose of cigarette butts correctly.   The call follows a house fire in George Town early this morning.   Crews were called...

Titmus to get key to the city

  Image: AAP/Joe Giddens   Fresh off her Olympic success, swimmer Ariarne Titmus is set to receive a Key to the City at a ceremony in Launceston next...

Doggies to hang around after EF win

(AAP Image/Darren England) Keep an eye out for the Western Bulldogs around town. They'll remain in Tasmania until it's time to head to Brisbane on Friday ahead...

Tasmania to help take Afghans

Tasmania is making overtures for taking its share of refugees from strife-torn Afghanistan. 12 US Marines and a Navy medic are among around 70 people killed...

Access to abortions in Tasmania expanded

Women's health advocates are welcoming news that abortions will be made available at all Tasmanian public hospitals from early October. Currently those in the north and...

Covid forces music festival cancellation

    Uncertainty around border restrictions has had another casualty. The 2021 Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival, which was set to be held in late October, is the latest...

Budget lowdown

The Premier is out and about attempting to sell his state budget that was handed down on Thursday. An extra $900 million has been poured into...

Dog put down following attack on child

A dog which mauled a child in the state's northwest on Wednesday night has now been euthanised. The canine was surrendered to Devonport City Council today, after...

Hotel boots customers for AFL teams

  With a boost in hotel bookings for the AFL finals in Launceston this weekend,  some locals have found themselves without a place to stay.   The villas...

Flight woe warning for Tas

We're being warned it could still be hard to get a flight at Christmas, even if borders re-open. Tasmanian Airports including Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Devonport...

Three day COVID19 check-in blitz about to begin

  Tasmania are about to start a three day COVID19 check in blitz.   Officers will be working with Environmental Health Officers, Transport Inspectors and WorkSafe Inspectors to...

Heat over climate change

Climate change has caused some warming up of the atmosphere in Tasmania's parliament today. Tasmania's Greens are pointing to recent comments by the United Nations Secretary...

Calls for Government plan on state debt

Newly appointed Shadow Treasurer and Shane Broad says he wants to see a clear plan from the State Government on how it's going to navigate...