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Police probe family stabbing

Residents of Gagebrook in Greater Hobart are being assured a stabbing at a residence late on Friday night was an isolated dispute between brothers. A male was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening stab wounds to his...

"Unacceptable": Labor & Greens slam latest health, housing data

The opposition parties are queuing up to attack the Gutwein Government over the latest snapshot of health and housing in Tasmania.  New quarterly dashboard figures show the numer of Tasmanians on the elective surgery waiting list...

Rare whales spotted off Tassie coast

Wildlife watchers are excited after a rarely-seen visitor to Australia turned up off Tasmania's east coast.  Patrons onboard a tourist boat were over the moon as a pod of orcas swam by at Freycinet, but marine...

Huonville's flood defence

It's hoped $4.8 million of new flood mitigation infrastucture in Southern Tasmania's Huonville will help the region cope with rare heavy rain events.  The upgraded drainage system, which is now in full effect, was part funded...

Acting PM in Tas tells Joe to go home

Joe the racing pigeon sits on a rooftop Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Melbourne, Australia (Kevin Celli-Bird via AP) On his visit to Tasmania, the acting Prime Minister is facing the weighty considerations of the future...

Strong uptake for free car travel on Spirits

There has reportedly been a surge in Spirit of Tasmania bookings on Thursday morning, as TT-Line's "bring your car for free" promotion went live.  The $6 million federal government injection to the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation...

Tas tracing done from Brisbane hotel cluster

All Tasmanian arrivals who completed their international quarantine at Brisbane's Grand Chancellor Hotel since December 30 have been tracked down by state health authorities. 14 travellers are in isolation and being tested again for coronavirus, despite...

Reedy Marsh deceased named

The media's being warned to stay off the northern Tasmanian property at the centre of a suspected murder investigation. Police have now released the name of the man whose body was found at a Reedy Marsh...

Govt wants people to record little penguin numbers

Tasmania is calling on citizen scientists to help record little penguin numbers so threats to their colonies can be better managed. The state government has tightened protections for the birds after a spate of suspected dog...

Manhunt ends in arrest

Police have wound up a manhunt in Tasmania's north sparked by the alleged murder of a 69 year old man yesterday (Tuesday) at Reedy Marsh. They arrested a 47 year old man armed with a large...