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Delay on flying Aboriginal flag for NAIDOC week

    Community members have described it as disappointing the Aboriginal flag is not flying above the Launceston Town Hall or Albert Hall this NIADOC week   The council...

Tasman Highway reopens

It's the day Orford and other east coast towns residents have been waiting for, crews reopening the Tasman Highway to traffic at 7am on Thursday.  We're...

Bec's back

(Image: AAP Image/Chris Crerar) Labor's turned back to Rebecca White to lead the party, just two months on from leaving the job because of two state...

Georgetown man found guilty

A Georgetown man has been found guilty of aggravated assault after swinging a tyre lever at a police officer. Glenn William Barnard had a prior conviction...

Tributes for injured footballer

There's an outpouring of support from Tasmanians for injured Cygnet footballer Ryan Wiggins after he suffered a near-fatal spinal injury on Saturday night. What friends are...

Top Tassie vintage

Wine Tasmania's newly released 2021 vintage report details a happy return to average yields from the previous year's low volumes. Most notably the report finds quality...

"Labor supports women": Dow

Acting Labor Leader Anita Dow is doubling down on her claims that the party supports women, after the Opposition came under fire for its handling...

Fremantle captain to celebrate milestone

AFL returns to UTAS Stadium this Saturday July 10th when Hawthorn meet Fremantle. The round 17 match will be a big one for captain Nat Fyfe who...

Border open to NT & WA, not QLD

Out comes Tasmania's welcome mat for Western Australia and Northern Territory areas recently lifted from covid lockdown. Public Health has given the go ahead for quarantine...

Labor shambles continues

The next contender for Labor's leadership is yet to become clear after David O'Byrne announced he's quitting the top job at Wednesday's caucus meeting. It's in...

Minor flood and frost alerts

Tasmania Police has issued a Community Alert for minor flooding along the Elizabeth River in the Midlands region of the state. It has also released alerts...

Ab traffickers fined

A former Labor Senator who's been heavily fined for abalone trafficking says he'll cop the penalty on the chin. A not-guilty plea from Shayne Michael Murphy...

Haddad explanation of O'Byrne knowledge

Tasmania's shadow attorney-general is moving to clarify her recollection of the David O'Byrne sexual harassment claims in response to the Greens raising questions in Parliament. Mr...

Man arrested over Ulverstone carjacking

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in relation to a carjacking in Ulverstone on Thursday morning. He's accused of approaching a woman, aged in her 30s,...

Gutwein backs overseas cut

Victoria announced no new locally acquired covid cases on Friday morning, from more than 24,000 tests in the previous 24 hours. Queensland recorded another three local...

Plastic ban starts

Hobart City Council's ban on single-use takeaway plastic comes into force today (Thursday). Tasmania's capital has become the first city in Australia to adopt the measure...

Tasmanian gun amnesty drive heads south

Tasmania Police will be holding an amnesty drive in Bridgewater on Saturday, to coincide with a Crime Stoppers initiative being rolled out across the country. Between...

Court action looming over former teacher

A former Hobart drama teacher is now in the spotlight for alleged historic sex abuse against multiple boys dating back to the 90s. The man can't...