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Another cigarette ram-raid

A spate of ram-raiding shops carries on in Tasmania, this time it was the IGA at Brighton north of Hobart early Monday morning. At around 6am a Toyota Rav 4 was driven through the front of...

Hobart man being tested for coronavirus

A man in his 30s is being testing for the potenitally-deadly coronavirus here in Tasmania, having spent time in the Chinese province where it originated. He's been placed in isolation at the Royal Hobart Hospital, with...

Deceased miner named

Tasmania Police has released the name of the deceased mine worker, killed in Thursday morning's underground collapse on the West Coast. Queenstown local Cameron John Goss was operating a machine found to be buried underneath rocks at...

Jeanswest in strife

A hasty search is underway for a buyer for troubled retailer Jeanswest. The administrator for Jeanswest is indicating it'll temporarily continue operating the chain, while it urgently assesses the business. A new statement from the retailer verified...

Gutwein's new Cabinet

Ministerial jobs have been announced by the new Premier, with minimal changes. Premier Peter Gutwein's hanging onto his Treasurer's portfolio, but sharing some of the load by appointing Michael Ferguson to Finance, who also hangs onto...

Mt Lyell mine deaths inquest set

A new date has been set for an inquest into the deaths of three men in a West Coast mine 6 years ago. In December 2013, 25-year-old Alistair Lucas and 45-year-old Craig Gleeson were killed when...

Hopes fade for missing miner

Police have all but given up hope of finding a miner trapped deep underground alive. A drone equipped with sensitive 3D laser technology, on loan from BHP, was flown in to help in the search for...

Rosny row to heat up

The man behind the contentious $50 million development approved by Clarence City Council this week is vowing he won't give up, as opponents warn it's off to the state's Planning Appeals Tribunal. Award-winning architect Robert Moriss-Nunn...

Trio charged over alleged crime spree

Three people have been charged following yesterday’s arrests on the Bowen Bridge. The trio from Elderslie, Chigwell and Bridgewater aged between 17 and 20 are also accused of a crime spree. The charges include aggravated burglary, motor...

Improving jobless data

Tasmania's unemployment rate's improved again. In new ABS data, the trend jobless figure has dipped to 5.8% for December. Importantly, over the year Tasmania's employment growth rate of 2.9% was the equal second highest in the nation,...