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...

Drug testing welfare recipients slammed

Thousands of dole recipients could soon be tested for drugs, with those found positive shunted onto cashless welfare cards and into counselling sessions. However, the Federal...

Police investigating suspicious death

Police are investigating a suspicious death of a man in Hadspen in the state's north. Tasmania Police received a report for assistance from Ambulance Tasmania in...

Tasmania shines at Oz Food Awards

Tasmanian lamb is the toast of the Australian Food Awards. Tasmanian Quality Meats entry has prevailed over 1400 others to win the most prestigious award of...

Tasmanian dies in Grand Canyon

Authorities in the US are probing the suspected drowning of a Tasmanian man in the Grand Canyon. Park Officials have told local media Kenneth Reece was...

Forestry support programme

Forestry contractors will soon be able to access new funding to strengthen their businesses. Costing $500,000, the Tasmanian Government's created the Forestry Contractor Resilience programme, opening...

Gender law milestone

From today, Tasmanians are now able to choose whether or not their gender is included on their birth certificate. State parliament passed laws in April to...

Possible flash flooding in spring blast

Severe weather is in store for much of the state as a low pressure system develops over Tasmania's east from early Friday until Saturday. The state's...

Revealed: Hickey's repeat payrise bid

The payrise furore engulfing Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey isn't the first time she's asked for more money in an elected role. As Hobart Lord Mayor in...

New scheme to help mental health

Another scheme's being added into the mix for Tasmanians living with mental health problems. With state government funding of $1 million over 2 years, those under...

Council receives hotel plans

There is movement on plans for a treasured Launceston building. What exactly is the vision for Clarion Hotel remains under wraps, but Singaporean owner the Fragrance...