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Two waterfall accidents

A Devonport woman is in the Royal Hobart Hospital after falling off a waterfall in the central highlands. In a daytripper's nightmare, police say the 45-year-old...

Murder arrest in Turner case

Police are continuing appeals for anyone who has information on the murder of a young Gagebrook father to come forward, despite a major development in...

Another Ravenswood fire

Police have been called in to investigate after an overnight fire in Ravenswood was deemed to have been deliberately lit. Fire crews were called to the...

Horror 48hrs on Tassie roads

An 18-year-old has died after a car crashed into a power pole in the state's north overnight. It's believed the 27-year-old driver lost control of his...

Weather looking good for Easter

Tasmania's looking forward to reasonable weather statewide over the Easter break, with tops in the high teens and early 20s, apart from some showers and...

Poppy love: alkaloids bounce back

Tasmania's volatile poppy industry is set for another upswing. Tasmanian Alkaloids has announced it's boosting the number of hectares needed for next year's crop by 65...

Underwear couple arrested

A shipment of underwear allegedly loaded with nearly a kilo of ice has a northwest Tasmanian couple in serious trouble. The man and a woman aged...

Two people in custody over Richmond murder

Two people are in custody and assisting police with their inquiries following the suspicious death of a 22-year-old man by the side of Colebrook Road...

Police could be anywhere, any time this Easter

Tasmania’s new-look police vehicles have been unveiled to lead this year’s Easter road safety campaign. Police Commissioner Darren Hine says this Easter break, Tasmania Police could...