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Snakes want your water

More snakes are crossing paths with humans this warm season in Tasmania as they come out of the bush searching for water. Reptile Rescue's Chris Daly expects last season's 9500 callouts will be easily topped. Chris, who's...

Dams the answer, as water restrictions rolled out

As Tasmania's big dry continues, Stage 1 water restrictions are today being rolled out in nearly all the state's serviced areas until at least April. Only the Huon Valley, Circular Head, King Island and West Coast...

Gutwein confirmed as new Tasmanian Premier

Treasurer Peter Gutwein will be Tasmania's 46th Premier. His only challenger for the state's top job, Michael Ferguson, confirmed in a statement that he and would-be deputy Elise Archer would not challege at today's Liberal Party...

Fatal smash north of Hobart

A 54-year-old man is dead after a serious single-vehicle crash in southern Tasmania overnight. A passing motorist found a crashed vehicle on Colebrook Road between Colebrook and Campania, alerting authorities just after midnight.  The white Hilux's sole...

ATV crash leaves man in serious condition

Safety surrounding quad bikes has again been thrust into the spotlight, after a shocking crash in Tasmania's northwest left a person in a serious condition. It's understood two all-terrain vehicles collided on Blythe Road in Upper...

Cable car setback

Hobart City Council is again requesting more details from the proponent behind the controversial Mount Wellington/kunyani cable car. Additional information from the Mount Wellington Cableway Company was submitted last week to address issues in the original...

Showdown: Gutwein vs Ferguson for Premier

Outgoing Premier Will Hodgman says it would be inappropriate for him to vote on the new Liberal leader, given he won't be a part of the team.  It means 14 members are expected to decide on...

Tasmanian seats part of pork barrelling saga

Minister for Agriculture Bridget McKenzie in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Tuesday, December 3, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Tasmania has been caught up in the pork barrelling saga which has prompted calls for...

Man charged following supermarket burglary

A 36-year-old man has been charged after a New Norfolk supermarket was allegedly burgled. Shortly before 3am on Thursday, it's alleged two people forced entry and stole a large amount of cigarette packets. About 5am a white...

Reward offered to solve Rokeby arson

Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information on an arson attack in Rokeby, in the state's south, recently. Shortly after midnight on January 9, multiple Tasmania Fire Service crews were called...