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Tas war hero Teddy Sheean awarded VC

A picture of Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) On the 78th anniversary of his heroic World War II actions, Teddy Sheean has posthumously been awarded Australia's highest military honour for giving his life to...

Border reopening to SA after Adelaide scare

Tasmania's border will reopen to South Australia at 12:01am Thursday. It'll be classified as a low-risk jurisdiction, meaning arrivals won't have to quarantine - unless they've been in a specific hotspot identified by South Australian Health as...

Rookies ready to rescue

Trainee air crew police are being put through their paces at Cambridge in preparation for a busy summer season. Hanging out of a helicopter in atrocious weather while winching lost bushwalkers or crash victims on board...

Xmas arrives in Burnie

Burnie's modified Christmas celebrations have been announced. The city's Christmas Parade and the New Years' Eve Bite and Brew celebrations were cancelled because of the gathering considerations caused by the pandemic, but plenty of other experiences...

Windy and chilly start to summer

Tasmania's set for a volatile start to summer, weather-wise, as a cold front sweeping over the state brings temperatures in the mid 20s for the south on Tuesday and as low as zero for the...

Plane crash at Stanley

An Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation is underway into what caused a small plane to go down at Stanley in the northwest this morning. The pilot managed to pull of an emergency landing on a paddock...

Restaurant underpayment scandal

A popular Indian food outlet in Hobart is facing legal action. The married couple who run Little India in Harrington Street is accused of underpaying 17 casual staff a total of $63,000. It is alleged individual underpayments...

Man rushed to hospital with serious burns

The circumstances of a house fire near Devonport remain under investigation after what police describe as a traumatic scene. Fire crews found a home on Panatana Drive, Port Sorell, well alight on arrival early yesterday afternoon. A...

Teens hurt in crashes

Speed and inexperience are suspected factors in a serious crash in Tasmania's Derwent Valley on Sunday afternoon. A white Commodore wagon with four teenagers on board flipped on its roof on Lachlan Road at Lachlan, trapping...

Motorbike rider killed in Hobart

Police have confirmed a 26-year-old man from Glenorchy died at the scene of a serious motorcycle crash on Augusta Road in Lenah Valley on Sunday morning.  The stretch between Mortimer Avenue and Bedford Street was closed for...

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