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Fifth Waverley assault charge

A fifth person has now been charged over the alleged attempted murder and aggravated armed robbery of a man who was found on a road at Waverley last week. 24-year-old Corey Mitchell Gesler has been charged,...

The Premier rocks out at Mona Foma

Mona Foma's first event in Launceston has been hailed a resounding success by curator Brian Ritchie. The event over the weekend saw performances from Gotye and the Violent Femmes along with many others. The Premier played with...

Waverley assault charges mount

  A 25 year old Rocherlea man has become the fourth person has been charged - following the serious assault in the Launceston suburb of Waverley last week. The man appeared in an after-hours court last night...

Remains found on beach believed to be human

The discovery of skeletal remains, believed to be human, on a Hobart beach has prompted a forensic investigation. Police say they bones, which were discovered by a dog walker on Lauderdale Beach. appear to be quite...

Man in custody over serious assault in Launceston

A 23-year-old man has been taken into custody following a serious assault in the Launceston suburb of Waverley. A 48-year-old Prospect man was found on the side of road at the intersection of Naroo Street and...

Zeehan fire

A fire at Zeehan on Tasmania's West Coast poses no immediate threat at an Advice level of alert. It was at a higher alert yesterday afternoon burning near the town's Main Street, but aircraft helped in...

Sheals released, again

There's yet more alleged law breaking for Andrew John Sheals, whose negligent driving while unlicensed on Tasmania's Bass Highway killed his teenage girlfriend and their baby in 2016. He was given a suspended sentence for the...

Royal Australian Navy reviewing Teddy Sheean case

The Royal Australian Navy is conducting a 'serious review' into decades worth of submissions seeking a Victoria Cross for a Tasmanian war hero killed in World War II. Ordinary Seaman Edward 'Teddy' Sheean was 18 years...

Bowe honour

The man who Tasmania's proudly followed across decades of success, John Bowe, is to be inducted into the Australian Motorsport Hall of Fame. Born in Devonport, the 63 year old two time Bathurst winner joins past...