tasmania news pageheader 2018

Coronavirus 628x90

Hobart direct flights to Perth and Adelaide

Virgin is putting on more flights to and from Tasmania. The carrier is getting in early ahead of summer, putting on routes to Perth and Adelaide...

Meters shelved as part of Noho revamp

There was unanimous support from Hobart City Council at Monday's meeting for a motion to revitalise the North Hobart precinct. Suspending the popular strip's controversial parking...

Further abuse claims against LGH nurse

A general view of Launceston General Hospital in Launceston, Tasmania, Monday, August 30, 2021. (AAP Image/Ethan James) Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse...

Zeehan highway closure

The trip between Queenstown and Burnie will be a lot longer this week due to the closure of the Zeehan Highway due to major landslides. There's...

New beginning for summer

Travel into Tasmania from regional New South Wales is to start from next Friday under a quarantine at home trial. Conditions will include arrivals having to...

Market masks at Salamanca

Mask wearing will be compulsory at Saturday's Salamanca Market as part of new public health guidelines. The state government rules require face coverings at any event...

Release the hounds

Hobart, Launceston and Devonport will go to the dogs on Sunday morning, as greyhounds and other sighthounds take to the streets in celebration of the...

New deals penned for Roos and Hawks in Tas

(AAP Image/James Ross) New sponsorship agreements are locked in with Hawthorn and North Melbourne to continue AFL in Tasmania...but only for next year. Premier Peter Gutwein waited...

State's housing woes continue

  House prices have risen - and they're going to continue to do so, according to a new report. Released by the University of Tasmania's Housing and...

Alleged Risdon escapee collared

A 35-year-old man is back in custody after allegedly fleeing Risdon Prison on Thursday morning. Police swarmed on Hobart's eastern shore, aided in the search for...

Hobart house prices skyrocket once again

Hobart's house prices have jumped once again, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data.   Tasmania's average house price sat at $576,200 in the June...

Inspirational Ariarne visits old school

  Coming back to Launceston feels like visiting an old friend, according to Launceston-born Ariarne Titmus. Having moved to Queensland with her family to further her swimming...

Super ship steaming home

Australia's new icebreaker, in Hobart in around a month's time, is expected to inject around $30 million a year into the Tasmanian economy Tasmanian Shipping Supplies...

Police search for NW quad bike thieves

The hunt is still on for whoever stole all-terrain vehicles from a regional property at Montumana near Rocky Cape at the weekend. Police investigating the theft...