Wing Skyfire2019

Wing Skyfire2019

Fatal smash north of Hobart

A 53-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...

Man charged following supermarket burglary

A 36-year-old man has been charged after a New Norfolk supermarket was allegedly burgled. Shortly before 3am on Thursday, it's alleged two people forced entry and...

Reward offered to solve Rokeby arson

Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information on an arson attack in Rokeby, in the state's south, recently. Shortly after midnight...

New vessel for Tasmania Police

A Victorian shipwright will be tasked with building Tasmania's next police boat. The 12 metre vessel will replace the current vessel 'Dauntless', as part of the...

Funding boost for local NDIS businesses

More funding will be rolled out to four northern Tasmanian organisations to support participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Federal Member for Bass Bridget Archer...

Tassie rents soaring again

Tasmanian tenants are continuing to feel the squeeze from what's being described as a "very difficult" rental market under "significant pressure". The latest quarterly Domain Rental...

Social media played a part: Hodgman

Will Hodgman (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) The toll of social media attacks played a part in outgoing Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman's decision to step away from politics...

Smoke cancels flights

Flights between Melbourne and Tasmania are being affected by bushfire smoke from Victoria for a second day. A Qantas service into Hobart was cancelled this morning...

Hodgman's legacy hailed

Prominent industry figures are hopeful Will Hodgman's replacement will be able to maintain the momentum, following news the popular Liberal Premier is quitting Parliament to...

Ice bust in Launceston

A woman's been arrested after routine passenger screening at Launceston Airport. Drug Dog Fang gave a positive signal, resulting in a 25-year-old Newnham woman being searched. She's...

Melbourne haze hits Tassie

City buildings are seen through smoke haze from bushfires in Melbourne, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (AAP Image/Erik Anderson) Smoke has again been on the rise in...

Hodgman resigns

Image of Premier Will Hodgman from October 2019. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has announced he's standing down both from the state's top job and...

Firearms stolen from home

Police in the state's south are appealing for information after seven registered firearms were stolen from a house in New Norfolk. Authorities were called to the...

Fears for forest giants

An environment group fears the state-owned logger is leaving giant trees nearly six meters wide off its protection register. Forestry Watch says it's identified five huge...

Calls to curb Airbnb influence

Hobart Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds has backed calls for short-stay accommodation providers to be reined in, as the state's housing crisis shows no signs of...