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Trio charged over alleged crime spree

Three people have been charged following yesterday’s arrests on the Bowen Bridge. The trio from Elderslie, Chigwell and Bridgewater aged between 17 and 20 are also...

Improving jobless data

Tasmania's unemployment rate's improved again. In new ABS data, the trend jobless figure has dipped to 5.8% for December. Importantly, over the year Tasmania's employment growth rate...

Henty mine emergency

Police and emergency services are currently on the scene at Henty Gold Mine on the West Coast where a mining worker is missing underground. The worker...

Rain, rain, don't go away

The parched east coast is starting to receive some rain as of Thursday morning, after a drenching for the rest of the state overnight. Around 7...

Juror education on social media use

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute is urging the judicial system to improve education for prospective jurors around social media use. Experts say jurors often struggle to...

Man dead after Brooker Hwy smash

Sadly, a 51-year-old man has died following a crash on the Brooker Highway near Elwick Road, Glenorchy about 10.30am on Wednesday. The man was driving a...

Glenorchy roadwork snags

There are plenty of local gripes about multiple roadworks across Glenorchy, including the busy Elwick Road, all being performed at the same time. Traffic is frequently...

Mowbray shed fire probe

An arson probe will get underway into a shed fire in the Launceston suburb of Mowbray late on Tuesday night. Crews were called to the property...

Welfare concern

UPDATE: Police say Ms Maroni has been found safe.  EARLIER: Police are concerned for the welfare of Marcelle Maroni who became separated from her family in Sandy...

TFS truck and crew sent to Victoria

A fire truck with specialist capabilities, and three firefighters, will head to Victoria today to assist with a fire burning in peat in the Gippsland...

Cascade's refreshing donation

Water has replaced beer today coming off at the production line at Hobart's Cascade Brewery, which is donating 120,000 cans - or around 50,000 litres...

Charity's Back to School appeal

A new survey is highlighting the scale of poverty in Australia. The Smith Family surveyed more than 1000 people, fining 55 per cent have seen children...

Snakes want your water

More snakes are crossing paths with humans this warm season in Tasmania as they come out of the bush searching for water. Reptile Rescue's Chris Daly...

Gutwein confirmed as new Tasmanian Premier

Treasurer Peter Gutwein will be Tasmania's 46th Premier. His only challenger for the state's top job, Michael Ferguson, confirmed in a statement that he and would-be...

Fatal smash north of Hobart

A 54-year-old man is dead after a serious single-vehicle crash in southern Tasmania overnight. A passing motorist found a crashed vehicle on Colebrook Road between Colebrook...

ATV crash leaves man in serious condition

Safety surrounding quad bikes has again been thrust into the spotlight, after a shocking crash in Tasmania's northwest left a person in a serious condition. It's...

Cable car setback

Hobart City Council is again requesting more details from the proponent behind the controversial Mount Wellington/kunyani cable car. Additional information from the Mount Wellington Cableway Company...

Tasmanian seats part of pork barrelling saga

Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, December 3, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Tasmania has been caught up...