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Great Lake explosion

A man is in a serious but stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital after sustaining burns in an explosion on the shores of Great Lake last night. The inferno also destroyed a house and a...

Whelan FB page taken down after Anning 'like'

Former Liberal Candidate for Lyons Jessica Whelan at the Agfest agricultural show, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)  Former Liberal candidate Jessica Whelan is fending off suggestions she supports far-right senator, Fraser Anning. The now-independent candidate...

World's best surfers return to Shipstern Bluff

A supplied photo of Australian Surfer Ryan Hipwood (Gold Coast/Qld), in action during an airborne drop at Shipstern Bluff, Tasmania, Friday, Jan. 30, 2009. (AAP Image/Billabong, Rodd Owen) Conditions are lining up well, so surfers are...

Union rally paints bleak picture of health system

Nurses, paramedics and their supporters have again united outside Tasmania's parliament in the fight for a better wages and conditions offer. The ANMF (Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation) is slamming a lack of funding in the...

Teacher peace deal

It can't be said of other public sector workers such as nurses yet, but the dust is settling on the hostilities between the Hodgman government and public school teachers.   Agreement has all but been reached on...

One year on: Hobart remembers a night of terror

It's been a year since floods destroyed homes and businesses in the Hobart region, prompting an SES reminder on flood preparedness. The suburbs most affected were South Hobart, Sandy Bay, as well as Kingston and Blackmans...

Supercars locked in until 2023

The Hodgman Government's confident its latest Supercars sponsorship arrangement, securing the sport here until 2023, will prove to be worth its $5.6 million pricetag. More than 7500 mainlanders come to watch the action at Symmons Plains...

Tempers boil over parking

Clashes over scarce parking spots in North Hobart's retail and restaurant sector are predicted to remain, unless the City Council gets serious about solutions. Uber drivers and North Hobart traders have been at loggerheads for months. Because...

Tasmania's VFL licence a step closer

AFL Tasmania is confident the state is on its way back to the VFL, a vital stepping stone in its bid for an AFL team. A steering committee meeting in Melbourne has agreed to bring forward...

Industrial action continues, as nurses leave the state

Tasmanian nurses will rally on Parliament House Lawns in Hobart tomorrow as part of a stop-work meeting. It's the latest effort in their campaign for better pay and conditions, the Nursing Federation claiming excessive workloads and...