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Body found in missing man search

. Police searching for a Hobart man who went missing two days ago have discovered a body on the banks of the Jordan River at Bridgewater. 33...

Whelan issues apology

Image: Liberal Candidate for Lyons Jessica Whelan at the Agfest agricultural show, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)   Former Liberal candidate for Lyons Jessica Whelan has...

Dead animals, nappies dumped

Putrid piles of rotting deer carcasses, burned-out cars and disposable nappies are among tonnes of illegal rubbish fouling bushland in northern Tasmania. The "Nunamara Wasteland" Facebook...

Missing man

Police are appealing for public help in finding a man who's vanished from the Bridgewater area on Sunday evening. Gatbel Gatwech, also known as Tot Tarir,...

Anger over Nazi items for sale

Launceston's Armitage Auctions intended sale of Nazi items on Wednesday is inciting offence from some quarters. Some of what is up for bidding is an SS...

Cold weather heart concern

The seasonal chill has brought an alarming spike in the number of Tasmanians admitted to hospital for heart failure. A new report titled ‘Peak Winter! A...

Alleged one-man crime binge

The man behind an alleged weekend crime rampage was due to front court in Hobart today. A 22 year old Glenorchy man is accused of a...

Missing pair found

There's a happy ending in the search for two men who went missing in the Great Lake area on Sunday. There were concerns for a 94-year-old...

Parliament to debate bullying legislation

The Hodgman Government will continue to pursue its law and order agenda when parliament resumes this week. A bill which would criminalise the most serious cases...

Power bill nightmare

Tasmanians are being urged to keep an eye on their electricity meters, after a pair of young Hobart renters were charged the wrong price. It's been...

Murderer & decapitator given 23 years jail

A man who extraordinarily murdered and then decapitated his Ulverstone roommate has been sentenced to 23 years behind bars.  The headless body of Noel Joseph Ingham...

Lots of rodent headaches

Exterminators across Tasmania are busy dealing with rodents which are clamouring into homes and businesses seeking respite from the seasonal chill. Jason Eyles from Scorpion Pest...

Rogue Sue snubs government again

Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey's latest antics are casting doubt over the State Government's fragile majority in Parliament. The maverick Speaker sided with Labor and the Greens...

Mixed bag weather-wise for July

The month of July saw a very wet west coast, but dry conditions on the east. The Bureau of Meteorology has released its climate summary for...

Serial family violence offender sent to prison

A man who repeatedly attacked his partner, including at least a dozen occasions while she was holding their young son, is behind bars. The southern Tasmanian,...

Nyrstar's new beginning

Rejuvenated ownership kicks in at Hobart's zinc works. Late last year, there was nervousness around large employer Nyrstar's plans to thin its ranks in Hobart over...

Strike! Tassie's bowling coup

Hobart's won hosting duties for the International Tenpin Bowling Festival for three years from 2020, thanks to $395,000 of state government funding. World number 1 Jason...

Swan cull anger

The permit system for swan culling across Tasmania's earning more scorn from the Greens. MP Rosalie Woodruff showed a photo to parliament of a swimming black...

Whitelion leaving Tas

Whitelion's support of young people into better lives is to end in Tasmania. Since 2002 in this state, the organisation has worked with vulnerable youth to...