Teen search setback

Concerns are growing for the welfare of missing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. Police have been unable to verify a report that the 19-year-old was seen...

Possible changes to Hobart car parking

A Hobart aldermen is urging council to think outside the box as it grapples with traffic congestion. The Hobart City Council's Finance and Governance Committee heard last...

Jobless figure unchanged

Tasmania's trend unemployment rate for July remains the nation's highest at an unchanged 6.7%. Australia's seasonally adjusted figure of 5.2% also has not moved, despite an...

More ideas sharing on housing

More submissions designed to help a parliamentary select committee form a plan to tackle Tasmania's housing affordability are being heard today. The state's influx of sea-changers...

Underage sex man walks free

A northern Tasmanian man found guilty of having sex with a child 25 years ago has walked free from court after receiving a suspended sentence. The...

Yacht restoration update

An update has been issued on the intended restoration of a veteran yacht, which arrived in time for an appearance at Tasmania's Wooden Boat Festival...

Missing Launceston teenager

There is a concern for welfare for Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. The 19-year-old was last seen walking in the Invermay area last Thursday afternoon. Police...

Units cater for growing cohort

A vacant property in South Hobart has undergone extensive work to help cater for a growing need in Tasmania's stressed housing market. An initiative of the South...

Teen sex man up for parole

It's not clear when a man who injected a teenage girl with ice before having sex with her in a public area will be freed...

Possible Folau trial next year

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will continue mediation talks, with a trial possible next year. The former Wallaby has launched his unfair dismissal case in the...

Pill testing debate begins

The hot-button topic of pill testing has landed squarely in Tasmania's Upper House. A motion which discusses the benefits of pill testing has been brought forward...

Hobart hotel receives green light

Another 206 rooms will be added to Hobart's increasingly stretched accommodation offerings if the full Hobart City Council signs off on a nine-storey hotel at...

New Royalties for West bid

The West Coast Mayor is welcoming the local Labor Party branch's bid to resurrect a Royalties for the Regions program to return mining wealth to...

Squatter arsonist jailed

A 23 year old man who's been homeless and unemployed all of his adult life has been sent to jail for two years for torching...

Calls for trans federal inquiry

Fresh calls for a federal inquiry into gender dysphoria are being headed up by a well-recognised Tasmanian sociologist. Hobart-based Dr Geoff Holloway, who's known mainly for...

Upper House to debate pill testing

The Legislative Council is being urged to put politics aside and focus on the evidence ahead of the pill testing debate this week. Tomorrow, Independent member...

Tassie dogs chasing national honours

Two kelpies from Tasmania are among a dozen from around the country vying for the title of the nation's hardest-working dog. Lady from Epping Forrest and...

Regional paramedics hired

Regional Tasmania will be boosted by the employment of 12 new paramedics. Three will be posted each to Dodges Ferry, Bicheno, St Helens and Deloraine. "As part...