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Unwelcome: apartment tower rejected

Hobart's Lord Mayor is defending council's decision to knock back a controversial apartment tower in the CBD. 90 per cent of the near-900 public submissions received for the Welcome Stranger proposal were against. Last night's full council...

Welcome Stranger decision tonight

Whether 52 inner city apartments and supporting food and wine businesses sees the light of day on Hobart's Welcome Stranger site will be decided tonight by the City Council. The plan was rejected by a council...

Call for more cops after spate of murders

A former cop is urging more officers to be stationed in northern Tasmania after a spate of gruesome murders. Former commander and now Member of the legislative council Ivan Dean says in Launceston alone, with a...

3 face court after major police raids

Two men arrested in sweeping police raids across Hobart’s north last month will front the Supreme Court.  Alani Pavalu Moeakiola fronted the Hobart Magistrates Court this morning on a total of 28 drug trafficking, firearms and driving offences. He’s...

Fog hits flights

An extra Virgin flight was put on for Launceston Airport on Monday morning to help make up for Sunday's fog cancellations. Flights returned to normal after heavy fog wreaked havoc on services and left hundreds stranded...

Government & nurses union agree pay deal

Peace has finally descended on the stoush between the nurses union and the state government, with a breakthrough deal in the protracted wages dispute which has been going on for over 12 months. The Australian Nurses...