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Gang laws in parliament

Planned laws designed to repel outlaw bikie gangs from further infiltrating Tasmania have been formally brought into the parliament. If passed, it would become illegal for gang members to mix with each other and involve jail...

Tasmania's hospitality sector shines at Aus awards

Tasmania continues to punch above its weight, scooping top gongs at the Australian Hospitality Association awards on the Gold Coast. Macq01 on Hobart's waterfront took out best hotel overall while Frogmore Creek at Cambridge won best...

Property powers on

More evidence Hobart remains Australia's real estate hot spot, with the ABS finding property prices grew 3% in the quarter to June, to lead the nation's capitals. In contrast, prices have shrunk in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane,...

Major water projects funding

A major roadblock to the redevelopment of Hobart's Macquarie Point will be shifted. The Tasmanian Government has confirmed the Macquarie Point sewerage plant will be decommissioned and demolished in around four years. To let it happen, next...

Royal strain

Another escalation to maximum level four of operation's been implemented at the Royal Hobart Hospital to cope with a heavy load of patient demand. At 2pm today, 58 patients were in the emergency department, 10 of...

Care probe

Raging politics surrounds the government's decision to launch an Aged Care Royal Commission, as Labor claims there have been two billion dollars of cuts to the sector under the Liberals. Tasmanian federal MP and Shadow Minister...

Welfare payment hike could benefit Tasmania's economy

A new study reveals a hike to welfare payments would deliver nearly $100 million into Tasmania's economy every year. The Deloitte report commissioned by the Australian Council of Social Service shows Launceston would receive more than...

Tassie strawberry scare

More contaminated strawberry punnets are turning up around the country, including at least one case in Tasmania. Tasmania Police is investigating the possible spiking of a punnet bought at a Woolworths at Rosny Park on Hobart's...

Tanya Denison goes for top job

Tanya Denison has put her hand up for Lord Mayor. The Hobart City Council alderman, who is running on the Liberal Senate ticket and owns two businesses has announced a tilt at the council’s top job. Ms...

Cute Tassie puppies begin training for Victoria Police

Four German Shepherd puppies have been fostered by officer volunteers from Tasmania Police as part of a Victoria Police pilot puppy development program, designed to raise future police dogs. The eight-week-old male puppies will be raised...