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Armed robberies

The man (pictured above) who allegedly held up a Launceston service station with a knife last night at around 9pm is described as a slim 180 centimetres with dark stubble. He's still at large after the...

Rebels ordered off plane at Hobart Airport

A flight was delayed in Hobart after two members of the Rebels Outlaw Motorcycle Club were asked to leave the Qantas plane.  Police say the men were asked to leave after an incident, they were not...

Serious crime rise

Tasmania's serious crime rate has surged by 11% last financial year, led by assault, sexual assault and robbery, in the newly released Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management annual report. Greens MP Rosalie Woodruff maintains...

Big fun in Longford

Although some of Tasmania's regional centres' shows are fighting to survive, the Longford event is going strongly. The Northern Midlands town's show tomorrow has some new additions such as Lego building. While the Longford Show first started...

Tas bikie pilgrimage

Two Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs are set to hold National Runs in Tasmania and police are planning to keep an eye on proceedings. There will be increased police presence involving vehicle checks, targeted drug and alcohol testing...

Hurricanes Tassal deal

The Big Bash is to be fuelled by the protein power of Tasmania's flourishing salmon industry. Tassal's formed a 2 year year sponsor partnership with the Hobart Hurricanes. Cricket Tasmania chief Nick Cummins told WIN Television it's...

Bob beats Tas Government

Tasmania's government will have to pick up Bob Brown's legal costs after the environmental crusader was handed victory in his high court challenge to the state's anti-protest laws. The former Greens leader fell foul of the...

High Spirits

The cash has been streaming in for the refurbished Spirit of Tasmania ferries, with the state owned business having a record breaking year. In TT-Line's newly released annual report, nearly 434,000 passengers sailed on the service...

Council strife deepens

A million dollars spent by Glenorchy City Council on a Victorian company's services has been found to have violated local government laws. In a new report, Tasmania's Auditor General deemed the council failed to properly tender...

Three men in a boat

Three men aboard a 41 foot cruiser have been brought to safety after hitting trouble at Waterhouse Island off Tasmania's Northeast Coast. The craft broke down and was washing towards rocks, causing the Captain to call...