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Housing ends homelessness

Those enduring housing stress or at risk of homelessness can receive assistance from over 40 services, showcased in a free expo this weekend in Hobart. The services will be brought together at City Hall from 10...

Investment in Tasmania's Maritime Defence Precinct

Hailed as a coup for Tasmania’s Maritime Defence Innovation and Design Precinct aspirations, major defence contractor Thales Australia is signing on. It is all part of an arrangement the company has struck with Launceston's Australian Maritime...

Shooting at Risdon Vale

A man is in custody following an alleged shooting at Risdon Vale this morning. Police and emergency services were called to Tecoma Road around 5am following reports of a firearm incident where a man allegedly received...

Pair jailed over Davies killing

Jail terms have been handed to the duo who murdered a Risdon Vale tattoo artist in 2017. In Hobart's Supreme Court, Dwayne 'Doc" Davies wife, 47-year-old Margaret Anne Otto, who co-hatched the murder plot, received 15 years, with no parole...

130 jobs axed

Tasmania is on the verge of losing an estimated 130 call centre jobs if Vodafone's restructure plan is implemented. Citing ongoing business pressures, the company claims it can no longer sustain the 230 positions at its...

Funeral for planet held in Hobart

Environmental protesters are continuing their week-long action to highlight climate change around the world, with peaceful protests held to demand immediate action on climate change. Protesters held a funeral in Hobart, highlighting the deaths of future...

Bill Shorten's Tasmania visit

Former Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was back in Tasmania for the first time since his defeat at the May election. The now Shadow NDIS Minister met with disability advocates in the state's north. Bass and Braddon...

Tow trucks to ease traffic

Hobart is just days away from a new, no nonsense, anti-traffic jam regime.  Offenders are warned that parking in the clearway zones on key bottleneck source Macquarie Street from Monday will come with new hefty fines....

Northern house fires

The bill of a house fire in Beaconsfield today is estimated to be $300,000. At around 10.20am crews got to work on the High Street home, but they could not save it. It is thought it was caused by...

Treasury report into state finances

A key report examining the state's finances has been released by Treasury. What to take out of the Tasmanian Government's Fiscal Sustainability Report will likely depend on which side of the political fence you sit on. Essentially,...