Early release gone

Risdon Prison's overcrowding headaches are tipped to magnify further on the scrapping of early release for well behaved inmates. Tasmania's Upper House of parliament's waved through...

Rosebery fire probe

Drivers have been warned to take care on the Murchison Highway in the Rosebery area after a local home burned to the ground around 3.30 on Friday morning Emergency...

12 day run from police ends

Accused bail breacher Jake Mark Pearce, who slipped out of custody at the Royal Hobart Hospital nearly two weeks ago on August 31st, has now...

Ogilvie back in parliament

Hot-button issues like euthanasia are likely to remain off the table in Tasmania for the time being with news a conservative independent will replace Labor's...

Armed robbery in Launceston

An armed robbery in Launceston is under investigation. Police were called out to Mowbray's Pizza Hut on Invermay Road at around 8.30pm last night, after a...

Wild wind gusts on the way

Nearly half the state is being warned power cuts could be on the way with another spring blast hitting this evening. The weather bureau's warning the...

Cruise ship season full steam ahead

With the cruise ship season just around the corner, industry figures have gathered in Hobart to talk about the 2019-20 year and how the state...

Near miss at Parliament Square

Hobart's Parliament Square redevelopment could remain at a standstill for days, after a large bolt fell off a crane. Union figure Kevin Harkins has told social...

Gov refutes deadly hospital claim

Health unions are continuing their push for more funding for Tasmania's health system after the tragic case of a man who died after being sent...

Recount returns Ogilvie

A familiar face is returning to Tasmania's parliament, but where she will sit in the lower house is the big question. Labor's Scott Bacon quitting parliament...

Jail for garlic gaffes

It is jail time for the Tasmanian farmer Letetia Anne Ware for major biosecurity breaches by illegally importing numerous batches of garlic bulbs from America...

Tassie venues feted

Tasmanian venues are ranked among the best in the country, local hoteliers walking away with five gongs from the Australian Hotels Association National Awards on...

More housing up in flames

More public housing property will need tens of thousands of dollars worth of repairs after a suspicious fire at Gagebrook late on Monday night. A burning...

TSL finals football

Hobart's Bellerive Oval will remain the TSL grand final venue, even if it is a North Launceston versus Launceston affair. North overpowered Lauderdale to advance to...

Funky message for Tas MPs

A man is on bail, accused of plotting to dump a large load of manure to send a message to the state government. Politicians are often...

Cautious backing for welfare trial

Key Tasmanian crossbench senator Jacqui Lambie is backing an expanded trial of the cashless welfare card. The Coalition will also this week reintroduce laws which would...

Unit arson suspected

Arson is suspected as the cause of a fire at a South Launceston unit complex which did around $100,000 damage on Sunday night. Emergency services were...

Launceston armed robbery

Staff at Coles Kings Meadows were confronted with a knife wielding armed robber last night, close to 8pm in Launceston. He had been attempting to make...

Public housing windfall

It has been hinted at for months, and finally it has come through, Tasmania's $150 million public housing debt will be forgiven by the Commonwealth. $15...