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Sick fisherman rescued

A young fisherman's recovering after a medical episode on board a commercial boat in Bass Strait on Wednesday night.  Police say he suffered an allergic reaction while working with shellfish off Flinders Island and began to...

Roads and tourism winning

Improving Tasmania's outdated road infrastructure remains a pivotal battleground in the federal election campaigning. The Liberals unveiled funding today for the troublesome Sideling and a feasibility study for an Eastern Ring Road in Launceston. Also funding the...

Inspiring teen arrives home after mammoth trip

Young pilot Bob Bramley has touched down in Devonport in the state's northwest, where he ventured out on an around Australia flight on April 15th. The Kindred 16 year old covered 15,000 kilometres and visited around...

Woman charged with more than 45 offences

Tasmania Police say as a result of an ongoing operation, a 31-year-old George Town woman has been arrested for multiple offences allegedly committed across the state. The woman is due to face the Launceston Court of...

Libs ditch south to target Bass, Braddon

The Liberal party is apparently admitting it'll be largely ignoring southern Tasmania in its bid to wrest marginal seats away from Labor in the upcoming election. Labor's Julie Collins holds Franklin with a margin of nearly...

UTAS admissions to be examined

The University of Tasmania's admissions process is under the microscope after allegations it's one of several institutions luring cashed-up foreign students with watered-down English requirements. An external expert has been brought in to conduct a review,...

Dark farce: RSL Tasmania furious

Hobart's Soldiers Memorial Avenue between the new Remembrance Bridge and the Botanical Gardens will host upcoming Dark Mofo festivities after they were pushed out of Macquarie Point, but the move hasn't got everyone celebrating. Dark Park...

Measles strikes Tasmania

A measles case has arisen in Tasmania's North West where an infected 25 year old woman travelled home from the Philippines last week. She made her way to Ulverstone's Victoria Street Clinic on Saturday (May 4th)...

Prime time for meteor shower

Stargazers will be hoping skies are clear for the next few nights for a dazzling meteor shower. The 'Eta Aquarids' shooting stars are, in fact, remnants of the famous Halley's Comet, which is properly due to...

Timberlink Bell Bay funding

A request to the major parties by Timberlink for $3.5 million funding for the finishing touches to its Bell Bay softwood mill expansion's been met by the Liberals, should they be returned at the federal...