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Most popular team sport in Tasmania

While Tasmania continues the push for its own AFL Team, another code is proving the quiet achiever. Soccer, or 'The World Game' as many know it, is the most popular team sport in the state, with...

Tasmanians urged to say 'Nup to the Cup'

Tasmanians are being encouraged to say 'Nup to the Cup' tomorrow, in memory of horses killed each year on racetracks and in slaughter houses. A recent expose revealed thousands of ex-racehorses were tortured before being killed...

Pizza workers underpaid

A North Hobart restaurant is facing a six-figure penalty payout for a flagrant case of migrant underpayment. The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured $104,000 in penalties against the operators of a Crust Gourmet Pizza franchise outlet...

Pizza Hut heist

Police on Hobart's eastern shore are hunting two men after a robbery at the Howrah Pizza Hut on Sunday night. Investigators say a coordinated response is underway after the men were seen fleeing the premises. Around 9.15pm...

Hospital woes continue

Labor has the knives out again for the State Government over yet another setback at the Royal Hobart Hospital. Construction dust has caused around a million dollars of damage to communications equipment at the new K...

Man dies while driving on Bass Hwy

Authorities are investigating the death of man who appears to have suffered a medical emergency while behind the wheel of a car driving on the Bass Highway in the state's north. Police say the vehicle went...

Crews fight to get the upper hand

Another fire weather warning remains in place for Tasmania's Southeast, East Coast, Midlands and Upper Derwent Valley as bushfires continue to burn across the state. A handful of shacks in the state's remote Central Highlands were...

Female motorcyclist killed

A female motorcyclist has been killed in a road accident in the state's north-west.  Four motorcycles and a car were part of the devastating multi-vehicle crash on the Bass Highway at Wynyard between Calder Road and...

Launceston leads rising values

Launceston's property value growth is nation leading. CoreLogic's newly released wrap of the market finds the annual rise in Launceston's dwelling values is 4.7%, higher than other regional areas and the capital cities across Australia.  Even in...

Rorting bureaucrat's identity kept secret

A manager's crooked handling of millions of dollars worth of contracts is proving a major embarrassment for Tasmania's Department of Education, after it assured the public in 2017 the process was sound.  The man, who wasn't...