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No backing down

Chanting their way through central Hobart, public sector nurses, midwives and their 'true believers' wound up on Tasmania's parliament house lawns.  Among those greeting them was...

Parking? There's an app for that

We may still be waiting for hover-boards in 2018, but one new hi-tech solution has come into play in Hobart - an app for parking.  That's...

Launceston shooting

A woman's in a stable condition after being shot in suburban Launceston. The shooter is still at large after firing a round into the 47-year-old woman's...

Home from Qld fires

Tasmania Fire Service has brought home 42 firefighters from an interstate deployment, 12 returning to Devonport and 30 landing in Hobart. The SES and Parks and...

Bees give Hobart the hive-five

  Hobart commuters and pedestrians are being treated to an incredible sight with bees swarming a sign in the CBD this afternoon. The bees, spotted in Bathurst...

Transgender row sparks legal threat

A women's rights group is considering defamation action against Tasmania's former antidiscrimination commissioner. Women Speak Tasmania was due to address a Human Rights Week event in...

Firearms dealer raided, charged

The future of Ulverstone firearms dealer Tas Guns n Ammo is unclear after a police raid on the Victoria Street premises yesterday. They've charged a 58-year-old...

Beware $50 fakes

Check your pineapples, with Tasmania Police warning fake $50 notes are in circulation in the lead up to Christmas.  They have appeared in the Greater Hobart...

Slaughter blamed on dog, again

Tasmanian wildlife authorities believe a dog was responsible for the deaths of nearly 30 penguins near Bicheno.  The carcasses were found at Waubs Bay Beach on...