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Coastal players in the thick of under 17 basketball world cup

Australia's under 17 basketball world cup campaign in Spain is still on track with the Crocodiles scoring their second consecutive pool group victory, this time defeating Egypt by an impressive 45 points after earlier beating...

SES needs more volunteers

The State Emergency Service has put the call out for more volunteers on the North-West Coast.   The agency is seeking volunteers for its Mersey, Kentish, Central Coast, Burnie, and Wynyard units.   The recent severe wind storms on...

Coastal sparkies recognised

Electrical businesses on the North-West Coast, or with branches on the Coast have been recognised in the National Electrical and Communications Association Tasmanian Excellence Awards.   Ulverstone-based degree C was named medium commercial business of the year,...

West Coast driver reportedly nabbed at 171 km/hr

Police have slammed the alleged behaviours of a Strahan driver, after a traffic stop on the West Coast. The 49-year-old was travelling north between Strahan and Zeehan when he was stopped by officers near Little Henty...

LGH review underway, COVID cases forces two wards to close

The Tasmanian Government has launched a child safe governance review at the Launceston General Hospital, following the harrowing evidence of abuse being presented at the powerful Commission of Inquiry last week. "...while we look forward to...

Man hit by car

An elderly Goodwood man was taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital with head injuries after being hit by a car at Glenorchy on Sunday evening. The driver of a northbound station wagon wasn't hurt in the...

Youth charged after alleged robbery and reported car jacking attempt

A spate of alleged robberies across Greater Hobart continues, following an incident with another teenager. Police will allege a youth approached staff at Woolworths in Hobart’s CBD on Friday afternoon and demanded money while holding a...

1,062 new Covid-19 cases for Tasmania

Tasmania's active Coronavirus numbers have climbed once more, with new infections continuing to outpace recoveries. 1,062 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, 53 Covid-positive patients are in hospital, with three patients being cared...

Discounts on offer for Tasmanian driver's licenses

The State Government has announced new concessions for Tasmanian driver licenses, in the wake of soaring cost of living pressures. There are concessions available for eligible motorists renewing their driver’s licence, with savings as high as...

Woman seriously injured by quad bike roll

(Image Supplied: Royal Flying Doctor Service) A woman in her forties has been airlifted to the Launceston General Hospital after a serious crash on Flinders Island. Just after midnight last night, the woman was riding a quad...