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German teenager killed

It was a 19 year old German man on a 12 month working visa who was killed in the car crash at New Norfolk on Sunday morning. Investigations seem to point to excessive speed for his...

Hobart armed robbery

An armed robbery at the Marquis Hotel bottle shop in Hobart's Brisbane Street has police on the lookout for a man thought to be aged 40 to 50. It happened a little after 6pm Sunday night...

Bushwalkers rescued

A trio of bushwalkers stranded for 3 days in freezing conditions near Cradle Mountain has been winched to safety. The hikers - believed to be from India - activated a distress signal on Friday afternoon at...

Cattle Hill wind farm now operational

Turbines at the brand new Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania's Central Highlands are now connected to the state's power grid. Once fully operational, it will be Tasmania's second largest wind farm - behind the one...

Armed duo on the loose

A hunt for those behind a New Norfolk armed robbery and pointed a sawn off rifle at police carries on. Two men hit Mood Food at around 2am Friday, getting away with cash, then refused to...

Boaties urged to put safety first

Tasmanian rock lobster pot owners and recreational boaties are being urged to be prepared from a safety perspective as the season opens tomorrow. MAST General Manager Recreational Boating Peter Hopkins said all boat owners should be...

Commonwealth to re-examine Malbena project

Canberra will have to properly assess a proposal for a helicopter-accessed tourism camp at Lake Malbena, after a ruling by the Federal Court. The controversial development by Wild Drake Pty Ltd at Halls Island inside Tasmania's...

Bellamy's buyout gets the nod

  A $1.5 billion buyout of Bellamy Australia will go ahead, after nearly all its shareholders voted to sell the Launceston-based infant formula marketer to the China Mengniu Dairy Company. Major shareholder Jan Cameron was among those...

Water restrictions for Hobart and surrounds

Southern Tasmania will experience temporary water restrictions beginning just before Christmas. Stage One restrictions will come into effect for Hobart and outlying areas from December 20th. They'll apply past Margate, Kempton, and Colebrook, in the Derwent...

Abandoned roadwork sign menace

Drivers across Tasmania tearing their hair out over snail pace speed limits from redundant roadworks signs may have some satisfaction in the near future. Burnie Mayor Steve Kons is making it his business to prompt the...