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Third meningococcal case

A new case of meningococcal has been identified in Tasmania, this time a three month old baby boy who's in a stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital. Anyone who's been in close contact with the...

Standoff resolved

A showdown between Tasmania Police and a man holed up in a shed in Hobart's Moonah ended peacefully after he surrendered this afternoon. It all started when officers arrived at the Albert Road property with a...

Garland answers claims

In Tasmania's North West, Craig Garland claims the Liberals are worried about him and clutching at straws by publicising a brush with the law, dating back more than 20 years. The Independent candidate, who's attracting a...

More jobs in Tas

More jobs have been created in Tasmania in June, but because of improved optimism more people have joined the search for a position. This increasing participation rate has meant the state's trend unemployment rate is unchanged...

Stranded Dolphins in Tasmania's south-east rescued

Four common dolphins have been stranded in shallow water at Pipe Clay Lagoon in the states south-east.  They became stranded with the outgoing tide early this morning Wildlife officers worked to keep the animals stabilised before they...

Tas tourism growth best in the country

Tasmania's tourism boom is even more obvious in new data from Tourism Research Australia which shows the number international visitors rose 20 per cent in the 12 months to march. Foreign visitors also spent almost 560...

Pedestrian killed on Hobart street

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in Hobart's New Town this morning. Police were called to the scene on Forster Street at around 6:00am after the driver of the car reportedly called...

Pedestrian hit in 'serious crash'

Police and ambulance crews responded to a serious crash involving a pedestrian in Hobart this morning. Police said the pedestrian was hit by a car this morning at around 6:00am. Drivers were advised to avoid the scene...

Here she blows, again

Some brisk wind speeds were recorded overnight in the first of the cold fronts crossing Tasmania. Launceston airport clocked a gust at 93 kilometres an hour, Hobart hit 98, while Mount Wellington took out top honours...

Naval shipbuilding partnership

With defence spending on the up, Launceston's Australian Maritime College and TAFE SA have joined together to supply skilled workers for Australian continuous naval shipbuilding program. The two educators today signed a memorandum of understanding to...