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TasTAFE campus to close

Launceston CBD's TasTAFE campus is set to close down. The vocational education provider has confirmed its consolidation to nearby Alanvale, where it plans to upgrade facilities and equipment. There's no specific timeline in place for the closure...

Concerns held for missing man

Family and police are concerned for the welfare of a 33-year-old man who hasn't been seen since the end of last month. William Song, who also goes by the name of Jasper Nemo, was last in...

Spending and saving row

Squabbles over money management has featured heavily in a new sitting of Tasmania's parliament today. Falling revenues has the government scraping out savings from services such as health which is widely viewed as already running so...

Bicycle and truck collision

A 45 year old man who was riding a bicycle is in a serious, but stable condition, in the North West Regional Hospital after crashing with a large freezer truck on the Bass Highway at...

Driver doing 172km/h

A West Hobart man has been clocked driving at 172 kilometres an hour. Police picked up the offender travelling south on the Midland Highway at Powranna yesterday afternoon. The 21-year-old lost his licence for at least 4...

PTSD conference

A major conference looking into removing stigma surrounding post-traumatic stress disorder in the workplace is underway. Over the last 10 years, there have been 206 reported claims made for PTSD injuries, costing Tasmania nearly $19 million...

Police arrest four after attempted burglary

Four people are in custody following an alleged burglary attempt at a Carlton home at around 1pm today. Police say four people were arrested near Sorell, in the state's south, following a report of an attempted burglary at...

New tourism campaign

Tasmania's embarking on spreading a new message to keep enticing tourists to holiday here. The ad campaign is called Tasmania – Come Down For Air, featuring plenty of images of the state's regional charms, found in...

Bridgewater Bridge tenders open

The new Bridgewater Bridge replacement is a step closer to fruition Tenders are now open for underwater geotechnical investigations to inform the design options for the new crossing. It's funded 80/20 from the federal and state governments...

Elderly protesters arrested

An Extinction Rebellion banner during a protest in London (Photo by Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images/Sipa USA). 9 people have been charged following climate protests in Launceston last night. Police say the vast majority of the around 100...