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Youngtown blockbuster attacker sought

An attacker remains on the run after a vicious assault in the Launceston suburb of Youngtown on Monday night. Police say after donuts and burnouts in front of a Brooklyn Road address, three men damaged a...

Hobart rape trial continues

A man who's pleaded guilty to raping a girl at a sleepover is on trial for five other sex crimes against the same teenager. An all-male Supreme Court jury has been told the victim was tearful...

North Esk River health warning

People in the state's north are being warned not to eat fish from the North Esk River downstream of Corra Linn Gorge. Poly-fluroalkyl substance (PFAS) has been found in marine life sampling, which has led to...

All aboard new snow bus

The road to the top of Hobart's Mount Wellington is closed due to snow and ice, but that doesn't mean a trip to the summit is off the table. In a deal with the council and...

Gutwein supported Mona's federal funding push

The State Treasurer has released his correspondence with Mona in the lead up to the federal election. Peter Gutwein told David Walsh in April he'd support a push for federal funding for the group's new exhibition...

Health summit hopes

Tasmania's peak medical body is hoping political point-scoring won't be a part of Wednesday's summit aimed at tackling the impact of spiralling demand on services. The Government and Opposition will join experts including health professionals in...

AFL security under fire

The company providing security services for Hobart's Blundstone Arena is to review its training, after a guard seemed intent on breaking up a fight between two players in the North Melbourne / GWS match on...

Council declares 'Climate Emergency'

Public pressure is believed to behind a change of heart for a number of Hobart City Councillors, who have voted through a motion to declare a 'Climate Emergency'. It was passed 8 votes to 3, prompting...

Devils off to NZ

Wildlife refuge [email protected] has sent off another batch of insurance population devils it bred in captivity, overseas. Four of the endangered animals are flying out from Launceston today, bound for Orana Wildlife Park in Christchurch.   The young...

Fried rice: cooker blamed for mall fire

A faulty rice cooker was apparently behind a fire which damaged a shop in Hobart's CBD on Monday night. A neighbouring business owner raised the alarm when he noticed smoke pouring out of Sup Express in...