Tas Powerball frenzy

By the time tonight's Powerball lottery draw gets underway, nearly half of Australia's adult population will have bought an entry. A 12 game entry costing $14.50...

Truck carrying turbine blade rolls

Cranes will be needed to haul up a massive wind turbine attached to a truck that rolled on the Highland Lakes Road early this morning...

Controversial family law system review

Domestic violence support groups are questioning the merits of the controversial Morrison Government's review of Australia's family law system. It will go ahead after crossbenchers including...

Fire permits brought forward

Tasmanian fire authorities are bringing forward fire permit periods for the state's parched east coast, in the wake of dire predictions for the upcoming bushfire...

Dryer warning after fire

The Tasmania Fire Service is issuing a reminder about the proper use of dryers after investigators determined the fire that damaged a cafe in Lenah...

Blitz buzz builds

As Tasmania moves towards its own NBL team, the state's fans are 'amped' at what is promised for the next few days. A chance to meet...

Concerns for missing woman

There are concerns for the welfare of a 40-year-old woman who vanished on Friday afternoon. Anita Louise Kerrison was last seen at Brighton around 4 pm...

Teen busted over failed Maccas heist

A teenager will face the children's court in Launceston over this week's attempted armed robbery on McDonald's Invermay. A brave customer saw off a masked, knife-wielding...

Dog park to prevent bird deaths

A North West council is looking at building a dog park to prevent further attacks on Little Penguin colonies. More than 40 penguins were found dead at...

Harrison returns to Tas cricket

A veteran of Tasmanian cricket administration is back. Tony Harrison has been elected for another innings on Cricket Tasmania's board, having previously served 22 years, eight...

Fire at the CSIRO labs

UPDATE: the cause of this morning's plant room fire at Hobart's CSIRO precinct has been traced to a lithium battery.  It's understood a bag containing the...

Failed Maccas heist

A would-be robber is on the run after trying to hold up a Launceston fast-food outlet. Police say a man threatened McDonalds Invermay staff with a...

Dam upgrades power along

Another power station has been spruced up and brought into the modern era as part of Hydro Tasmania's path to its battery of the nation...

Chinese want Bellamy's

Tasmanian based Bellamy's is set to fall into Chinese ownership. Mengniu Dairy has pitched a $1.5 billion dollar takeover of the baby formula producer, and Bellamy's...

Car spiked, gun found

A runaway driver has kept police busy in Greater Hobart overnight. Officers driving on the Bowen Bridge around 12:30 am noticed a silver Nissan Pathfinder which...

Gov tackling penguin carnage

Pet owners are being warned of ramped-up wildlife protection laws which could see dogs which attack native wildlife destroyed, and owners fined up to $5040. Tasmanians...

Police investigate armed robbery

Tasmania Police is urging anyone to come forward with information relating to an armed robbery that occurred just before 3pm yesterday at the Discount Pharmacy in Sandy...

Four rescued after bad weather hits

Bad weather has forced four people to be rescued from Cradle Mountain. Members of Western Search and Rescue rushed to the mountain about 4.30pm yesterday, to...

Dubious police phone etiquette

A man from Underwood near Launceston is bringing his treatment by a female emergency phone operator to light. In February last year, Mark Scully rang triple...

Burglary charges laid

Launceston Police have charged two people in relation to burglary at a property in Warrentinna, on Tasmania’s North East on Wednesday morning. During the incident, a...