Call for more cops after spate of murders

A former cop is urging more officers to be stationed in northern Tasmania after a spate of gruesome murders. Former commander and now Member of the...

3 face court after major police raids

Two men arrested in sweeping police raids across Hobart’s north last month will front the Supreme Court.  Alani Pavalu Moeakiola fronted the Hobart Magistrates Court this morning on...

Fog hits flights

An extra Virgin flight was put on for Launceston Airport on Monday morning to help make up for Sunday's fog cancellations. Flights returned to normal after...

Government & nurses union agree pay deal

Peace has finally descended on the stoush between the nurses union and the state government, with a breakthrough deal in the protracted wages dispute which...

Police unveil drone fleet

Drones will soon be patrolling Tasmanian streets. Tasmania Police has unveiled a new fleet of 16 Remotely Piloted Aircraft being rolled out around the state in...

Minority government avoided

Tasmania has dodged the minority government bullet, as Sue Hickey decides to stick with the Liberal party, rather than become an independent as she had...

AMA applauds Courtney's hospital tour

The state's peak medical body is welcoming the new Health Minister visiting Tasmania's major hospitals. Sarah Courtney has embarked on a state-wide hospital tour, speaking with...

Men sentenced over brutal murder

A man responsible for a shocking torture murder in Launceston could be paroled in 13 years. Mark Rodney Jones dumped his victim's body in popular swimming...

Tower row heats up

There's more controversy over Hobart's Welcome Stranger development with revelations it's hardly a local project. The 13-storey apartment tower looks set to be knocked back at...

New case of meningococcal

A Devonport woman in her 30s has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease and is in a stable condition in the Mersey Community Hospital. Public Health Services...

Family devastated after pets mauled to death

A northeastern Tasmanian family is devastated after their pet alpacas were fatally mauled. Distressing images have circulated of Trixie and Snoopy after what is believed to...

Road remedy roll out

In the wake of a massive road blockage after a crash on Hobart's Southern Outlet on Tuesday morning, progress on congestion busting plans are being...

Lambo: First Blood

A handshake agreement is in place with the Morrison Government for more help with Tasmania's homeless crisis, in return for a crucial senate vote on...

Lambie's ploy to benefit battlers

Crossbench senator Jacqui Lambie is holding out against stage 3 of the federal government's tax cuts, as leverage for helping Tasmania's battlers. She is pushing for...

Murder trial date delayed

The often slow pace of justice in Tasmania is on display again, in the case of an accused murderer who's been in custody for nearly...

Cradle rescue

A Canberra mother has a tale for the grandkids after being rescued from Cradle Mountain National Park along with her two children. Police say the family...

Devil breeding season breaks record

Almost 70 Tasmanian Devils have been born this year, as part of a breeding program to help conserve the species. Wildlife conservation not-for-profit organisation Aussie Ark...

Hobart's absent traffic 'remedies'

Questions are flying about where much flaunted traffic busting plans are at after this morning's crash on Hobart's Southern Outlet. As with other main feed-in roads,...

Police slammed for lockdowns

Police are being accused of unfairly targeting lower socio-economic areas in recent major lockdowns. 15 officers, a drug dog and a chopper descended upon Cressy last...