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Rain and wind to lash the state

The tail end of the weather system that's lashing parts of New South Wales will be felt in Tasmania in the middle of the week. The...

TasPorts stays the course on revamp

TasPorts continues to tout its plan for a sweeping redevelopment of Macquarie Wharfs in Hobart. Recently, both Hobart and Burnie Port revamps were named in Infrastructure...

Pair sought over Sorell attack

Two males remain at large, but a 61-year-old man is now out of hospital after a Sunday afternoon attack at Sorell. Bellerive detectives are probing the...

Police hunt two men following brazen robbery

Police are investigating an early-morning aggravated robbery of a home in the state's Southern Midlands. Two men broke into the home at Kempton about 4.30am Saturday,...

HMAS Canberra taking in the sights of Hobart

One of Australia's largest warships, HMAS Canberra, has docked in Hobart for a two-day visit. The 230 metre long Landing Helicopter Dock ship has returned to...

Mountain climber killed in fall

A mountain climber fell more than 50 metres to his death at Mount Geryon in Tasmania's Central Highlands. He was with three others climbing the south...

Cradle Mountain rescue

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was sent to the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, after receiving reports of a fall. A member of a walking party...

Crash man in hospital

Police are yet to provide more details on possible factors behind a crash on Hobart's eastern shore on Thursday evening.  A 28-year-old Cambrigde man was rushed...

Unemployment falls again

Unemployment has fallen again in Tasmania, down to 5.7% seasonally adjusted for February in new ABS figures. Large improvements in New South Wales and Victoria (5.6%)...

Hobart home buyers in like Flynn

Home hunters are hearing the unmistakable voice of Michael Caton, who famously played Darryl Kerrigan in the movie The Castle, on a campaign for a...

Tas rent hike cap warning

There are claims that a Tasmanian Greens bid to cap rent hikes will backfire on tenants. Greens Leader Cassy O'Connor will table a bill effectively capping...

Serious two-vehicle collision at Latrobe

An investigation is underway into what caused a serious crash at Latrobe which has left a woman in hospital. The 25-year-old from East Devonport was the...

Population growth on the agenda

A national initiative is aiming to drive population growth in North West Tasmania. In a bid to lure more people to move to regional areas, the...

Lower fuel prices for Tasmania

There are more signs Tasmania's days of paying more for fuel than the mainland are over. In cheering on its real time fuel price reporting initiative...

Vaccine rollout hits GP clinics

Dozens of Tasmanian GP clinics are among more than 1100 around the country set to deliver coronavirus vaccines in five days' time. The Morrison Government has...

Hobart GP suspended

Colleagues of a Sandy Bay GP suspended for a sexual relationship with a vulnerable patient in the 1990s have come to his defence. Top neurosurgeon Andrew...

Inquiry wheels in motion

Formal observances have set a high powered investigation into motion. Governor Kate Warner has signed the Order to formally establish the Commission of Inquiry into the...