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Susan Neill-Fraser legal defeat

An application to appeal the murder conviction of Susan Neill-Fraser has been refused by the High Court, leaving legal options exhausted. Serving 23 years jail for the 2009 murder of partner Bob Chappell on their yacht...

Second tug wreck out of the water

Photo: Peter Sayers Work is continuing today on salvaging the second of two tugs sunk in the Mersey River in January when they were rammed by the bulk cement carrier Goliath.   Although the Campbell Cove is out...

Work on new child and family centre to start soon

Work is expected to start in coming weeks on a new Child and Family Learning Centre at Ulverstone.   The new centre will be located next to the West Ulverstone Primary School and is one of six...

Lambie urges haste on veteran claims

AAP image/AnthonyCorke The deadline for finalising the backlog of veteran compensation claims should be a top priority of the Albanese government, independent senator Jacqui Lambie says. The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide on Thursday released...

Contradictory messages on AFL stadium funding

As the clock ticks down to club presidents voting on whether Tasmania can have its own team in the AFL, finance for a $750 million Hobart stadium for home games isn't any closer to a...

Coastal basketballers try out for Jack Jumpers

Two North West Thunder basketballers are among a group of 28 hopefuls being assessed as potential development players for the Tasmania Jack Jumpers NBL side.   Penguin's Ryley Haywood and Latrobe's Ben Woolley, who both played key...

Polo ponies case underway

Sixteen polo ponies found dead after a Spirit of Tasmania summer sailing across Bass Strait "suffocated" during the voyage inside a trailer where they were incorrectly stalled without adequate ventilation, a court has been told. Ferry...

Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 160

Tasmania has reached another grim milestone, with Coronavirus linked deaths climbing to 160. A woman in her late 90s has passed away in the North West. 669 new cases have been recorded overnight, on par with yesterday's figures. 20...