The Chilli Season

The Chilli Season

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Tassie downpour

kunyani / Mount Wellington has recorded in excess of 120 millimetres of rain since last night and the effects of that are very evident at...

Rainy Sunday

The east and the south of Tasmania are heading towards a drenching tomorrow. A low pressure system is carrying around 30 to 50 millimetres of rain...

Susan Neill-Fraser legal defeat

An application to appeal the murder conviction of Susan Neill-Fraser has been refused by the High Court, leaving legal options exhausted. Serving 23 years jail for...

Second tug wreck out of the water

Photo: Peter Sayers Work is continuing today on salvaging the second of two tugs sunk in the Mersey River in January when they were rammed by...

Lambie urges haste on veteran claims

AAP image/AnthonyCorke The deadline for finalising the backlog of veteran compensation claims should be a top priority of the Albanese government, independent senator Jacqui Lambie says. The...

Polo ponies case underway

Sixteen polo ponies found dead after a Spirit of Tasmania summer sailing across Bass Strait "suffocated" during the voyage inside a trailer where they were...

Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 160

Tasmania has reached another grim milestone, with Coronavirus linked deaths climbing to 160. A woman in her late 90s has passed away in the North West. 669 new...

Woman waiting for bed dies

Answers will be sought on a woman in her 70s waiting more than nine hours for admission to Launceston General Hospital on Friday. She had been...

New Bridgewater Bridge taking shape

Early works are progressing on the new Bridgewater Bridge. It's the state's largest ever infrastructure project and will fix the missing link in Tasmania’s National Highway,...

Final Royal Commission hearing in Hobart

A survey of Tasmanian veterans found many felt "broken" and were reluctant to seek help, a Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has been...

Parliament one step closer to 35 members

(AAP Image/Lukas Coch) The State Government has released advice from the Tasmanian Electoral Commissioner, on the implications of restoring the size of Parliament. Mr Andrew Hawkey has...

Coronavirus death toll climbs

Tasmania has recorded another three Coronavirus-linked deaths in the past 24 hours. A woman and a man, both in their 60s have passed away in the North...

Veteran tells his story

There is more evidence suggesting failings in the culture around human resources in Australia's Defence Force. At the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide in...

DVA "monster in the room": widow

Aussie army widow Madonna Paul says she has endured many "cruel and inhumane" acts by the Department of Veterans' Affairs since the suicide of her...

455 new Covid-19 cases in Tasmania

Tasmania seems to be weathering the winter wave of Covid-19, with case numbers continuing to fall. Public Health is reporting 455 new infections in the past...

Commission resumes in Hobart

AAP image/Andrew Corke A woman whose husband took his own life after a decade serving in the air force will give evidence at the Royal Commission...