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Show of support for retailers

A new awareness campaign is encouraging Tasmanians to call out antisocial behaviour, violence and theft in shops as retailers get extra busy heading into Christmas.  The public's being reminded of the Crimestoppers Tasmania 1800 333 000...

Stewart now eyeing Hobart for tower

Launceston City Council is making no apologies for demanding a lengthy list of studies for a now-scrapped upmarket unit complex in the Invermay flood zone. Developer Errol Stewart has withdrawn his rezoning application for the Kings...

Lambie backs the scrapping of Medivac

Jacqui Lambie Network Senator Jacqui Lambie during debate on the Medivac Bill in the Senate chamber at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, December 4, 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas) Tasmanian Independent Jacqui Lambie has backed the Federal...

Power restored on Coast

The North West has power back on after 359 properties in the region still blacked out Wednesday morning, the majority in Ulverstone and West Ulverstone, were brought back on line at around midday, according to the...

Historic apology

  The historic whitewashing of Tasmania's dark past in relation to its Aboriginal people is a step closer to being healed, following an historic apology by the University of Tasmania this morning.  Indigenous community members from Burnie and...

Fatal smash

A man is dead after a fatal crash on the Tasman Highway around 15 kilometres west of Scottsdale. Police found the 24-year-old in his vehicle around 8:50 pm on Tuesday. He had apparently lost control and hit...

Launceston Airport expansion

Launceston Airport has released its new draft master plan. The annual number of visitors through the airport is expected to increase by 500,000 to 1.9 million people in 2028 and 2.5 million by 2040. New arrival and departure...

'Greedy' dead at 63

Andrew "Greedy" Smith, Ballarat 6th December 2014 (AAP Image/Noise11/Mandy Hall) Mental As Anything singer Greedy Smith has died of a heart attack, aged 63. Greedy was an original member of the Mentals which was currently on tour. The Aussie...

Final Party In The Paddock

Party In The Paddock will not return in 2021. Organisers have decided this February's music festival near Launceston will be its swan song. Running as an official festival since 2013 at White Hills, organisers are indicating they...

Hospital rejected

It's back to the drawing board for developers behind a $50 million private hospital proposed for the Hobart suburb of New Town. Council resoundingly rejected the Main Road development at last night's meeting. The 8-2 vote came...