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Tasmania closes border to Victorians

Tasmania is banning all Victorian travellers from midnight on Wednesday, amid an escalating coronavirus outbreak in Melbourne. The tightened border restrictions also include a ban on...

Man charged with bow and arrow offences

A Newnham man has been charged after allegedly firing arrows at homes in the Invermay area yesterday morning. Just after 10am police responded to reports of...

Gov urged to clamp down on essential workers

The State Government is assuring Tasmanians it's acting only on public health advice, as Labor raises concerns about essential workers being allowed into the state...

Questions over workplace investigations

There are claims Tasmanian Government underfunding is putting workplaces at risk. Right to Information figures obtained by the Greens revealed out of 38 workplace deaths in...

Chemists robbed

Launceston police are investigating burglaries at two chemists last night. Damage was sustained to the front door and medication was taken from the Youngtown Pharamacy on...

Planning approvals rise in Launceston

The City of Launceston has approved planning applications worth more than $215 million across the municipality in the last financial year. Between July 1st last year...

Hobart's go-slow a step closer

Hobart is a step closer to adopting 40 kilometre an hour speed limits in much of the CBD after last night's council meeting. The state's Transport...

Killer fronts court

Gruesome details of the murder of a young Gagebrook father have been heard in Hobart's Supreme Court. The body of Jarrod Leigh Turner was discovered on...

Leadfoot teen nabbed

A Launceston P-plater is set to face court after being caught driving at 145 kilometres per hour on the East Tamar Highway. Police intercepted the 18-year-old...

Shocking crash puts two drivers in hospital

An horrific three-horse fall during last night's harness meet in Mowbray has seen two drivers rushed to hospital. Brighton trainer-driver Adrian Duggan was unconscious for several...

Decision looms on Vic border

A new report is predicting the nation's economic growth will contract by three percent this year, due in part to Victoria's unfolding coronavirus crisis. The Deloitte...

Missing fisherman

UPDATE:  The search for a missing man off Tasmania's east coast has ended in tragedy. A commercial fisherman found the man's boat drifting in calm water with...

Salamanca Market breakthrough

Hobart's famous Salamanca Market could be back up and running as early as later this month, under a new proposal keeping it in line with...

Concern for welfare: Wendy Emery

UPDATE: Wendy has been found safe and well Police and family are concerned for the welfare of Wendy Emery who has not been seen since yesterday...

Spring opening for Beaconsfield bank

Beaconsfield's days of being without a physical bank are coming to an end as Bendigo Bank moves closer to opening an agency in Spring. The Bank...

Milk galore in Tasmania

Tasmania's output of milk has never been larger. For the financial year just completed, the state's milk production hit 950 million litres, a new record and...

Social diss: pokie venue blasted

Clark Federal MP Andrew Wilkie is on the warpath, accusing a Hobart pokie venue of flouting social distancing laws The Member for Clark has released images...

Human cancer progress aids devil fight

Advances in human cancer treatment offer promise for the Tasmanian devil. Community support for UTAS research at the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and the Tasmanian...

Man arrested following alleged stabbing

A 45-year-old Launceston man has been arrested following a wounding incident in Kings Meadows yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to Zap Fitness on Hobart Road...

Pothole fury: council lashed over road

A Green Valley man is giving the Southern Midlands Council a serve over the state of a dirt road that almost caused a serious accident...