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Virus restrictions begin to ease

The first tentative steps to ease Tasmania's coronavirus restrictions have come into effect, as the state recorded no new cases for a third day straight. It...

Two charged with 2009 murder

A Northern Tasmanian murder investigation spanning over a decade has finally led the arrests of two people. Shane Barker was last seen in Campbell Town on...

Man injured in motorcycle crash

Police are investigating a motorcycle crash near Mayfield yesterday afternoon where a man was left with critical injuries. The 35-year-old unlicensed rider lost control on a...

Servo robbery

Police in Hobart's north are hunting a robber responsible for a terrifying heist at Bridgewater at around 9 o'clock on Sunday night.  The masked offender used...

Botanical Gardens re-opening

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens in Hobart will reopen on Monday May 11th, as the state begins to gradually ease coronavirus restrictions. National Parks will be open...

Bank closes northern branches

The Bank of Heritage Isle is under fire for closing three branches in Northern Tasmania, as it transitions online. The company's shop-fronts in George Town, Launceston...

Tassie's plan out of restrictions

The Premier Peter Gutwein has outlined Tasmania's road map out of virus restrictions. From 11th May, funerals can have up to 20 attendees and aged care...

19 accused of $1m wood theft

An alleged illegal wood harvesting ring worth around a million dollars has been busted in Southern Tasmania, following a major investigation. The joint operation between Tasmania...

Pursuit of Ellie's boyfriend

Young Tasmanian woman Ellie Price is thought to have been dead for up to a week when her assaulted body was found on Monday in...

Wesley Vale fish food factory

While the world's been going through some upheaval lately, farmed salmon still have to eat and so it's all systems go for Danish outfit BioMar's...

One new Tas case confirmed

Tasmania now has no patients with coronavirus in intensive care units. The news comes after a close contact of a previous case linked to the North...

Virtual Agfest a winner

Agfest has got off to a roaring start online. Tasmania's largest event on the calendar held near Carrick in the state's north last year pulled 63,000...

Police nab motorbike hoons

Two motorcyclists in Tasmania's north are set to face court, allegedly caught speeding and under the influence of drugs. Police detected the motorbikes travelling in excess...

Woman hit and killed by car

Excessive speed is suspected to have been involved in an out of control car hitting and killing a 62 year old Chinese woman walking at...

COVIDSafe app concerns

A University of Tasmania survey indicates around 40 per cent of Tasmanians have downloaded the Morrison Government's controversial tracking app. The COVIDSafe software uses Bluetooth to...

New tenancy rules and support

A code of conduct for commercial leases impacted by the coronavirus downturn is working its way through Tasmania's parliament. Freezing or reducing rents and the prevention...

Investigators probe fires

Investigators are probing a suspicious blaze which damaged a home at Clarendon Vale on Hobart's eastern shore last night. Crews found the front of the Carslake...

LGH worker among infected

The Premier says avoiding a "second wave" of coronavirus remains front and centre of decision-making as far as restrictions go. The state recorded another two cases...

Tas jobs king hit

Tasmania has taken one of the largest hits to jobs in the nation. 975,000 Australian jobs have been annihilated due to the coronavirus restrictions, Tasmania losing...

Fourth day without new cases

Tasmania's total coronavirus tally remains at 221 for the fourth day in a row, after no new cases were recorded yesterday, but the state government...