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Two arrested over shooting

Two northern Tasmanians are facing charges over a shooting at Kings Meadows last Friday. A 29-year-old from Swan Bay faced an out-of-hours court on counts including grievous bodily harm and aggravated robbery after allegedly shooting a...

Scamander named number 8 in Australian towns to visit

  Scamander's beach paradise charms have been recognised in Wotif's annual 2019 Aussie Town of the Year awards. The Northeast coast settlement of around 500 has been ranked 8th in a judging process. Wotif crunched the numbers on...

Search concludes for missing Tassie bushwalker

The search for missing 76-year-old bushwalker James Hugh McLean in Tasmania's far south-west has officially been completed, with no sign of the missing adventurist.   "While missing persons cases are never closed and Police will act on...

'For Indians only' - Hobart's online ad discrimination

Indian and other foreign tenants are being given priority in some sharehouses, advertisements on Gumtree show. The insight comes while Tasmanian tenants continue to be pumelled by Hobart's position as the least affordable capital city in...

Lightning strikes spark fires

' Tasmanian crews will be looking to contain 32 bushfires still burning out of control after being ignited by yesterday's dry lightning, but warm temperatures in the north could pose a challenge. There's a very high fire...

Sizzling economy

A glowing picture of health emerges from a State Treasury roundup of Australian Bureau of Statistics data on Tasmania's economy, as business knuckles down for the new year. Everything from dwelling approvals, population, exports and lending...

Remote Tasmanian bushfire still blazing

The uncontained Gell River bushfire in the state's Southwest continues to burn with firefighters facing a four-hour return trek to reach remote parts of the wilderness blaze. The fire has scorched about 20,000 hectares since it...

Death at Risdon

Police are investigating the death of a 55 year old man at Risdon Prison last night. The Forensic Pathologist and the Coroner also attended the scene on Hobart's Eastern Shore. Initial investigations indicate that the death is...

Hunt for clues in Kings Meadows shooting

Two vehicles are emerging as possible clues in the shooting of a man in suburban Launceston on Friday evening. A 26-year-old man has undergone surgery after taking a round to the leg on Pinkard Street at...