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Bill Shorten's Tasmania visit

Former Opposition Leader Bill Shorten was back in Tasmania for the first time since his defeat at the May election. The now Shadow NDIS Minister met with disability advocates in the state's north. Bass and Braddon...

Tow trucks to ease traffic

Hobart is just days away from a new, no nonsense, anti-traffic jam regime.  Offenders are warned that parking in the clearway zones on key bottleneck source Macquarie Street from Monday will come with new hefty fines....

Northern house fires

The bill of a house fire in Beaconsfield today is estimated to be $300,000. At around 10.20am crews got to work on the High Street home, but they could not save it. It is thought it was caused by...

Treasury report into state finances

A key report examining the state's finances has been released by Treasury. What to take out of the Tasmanian Government's Fiscal Sustainability Report will likely depend on which side of the political fence you sit on. Essentially,...

Missing in North West

Police are concerned for the welfare of 43-year-old Cassie Maria Poulton who was last seen in the Preolenna area yesterday morning. Cassie is believed to be travelling in a silver 2002 Diahatsu Sirion with red graphics...

Marina dead in the water

A permanent floating marina at Constitution Dock in Hobart will no longer go ahead. TasPorts says it has withdrawn a development application for a 24-berth marina on Hobart's waterfront, which would have accommodated some of the...

Not guilty pleas in pony deaths

Pleas of not guilty have been tendered in relation to the deaths of 16 horses transported on the Spirit of Tasmania. The ponies were found dead in late January last year after trip back to the...

Duo found guilty of Davies murder

Two people have been found guilty of murdering a Hobart tattoo artist. In May 2017, Risdon Vale's Dwayne 'Doc' Davies was shot in the head and then buried in a shallow grave in Levendale. A Supreme Court...

Shots fired into business

Police are investigating a firearms incident at Bridgewater in the state's south over the weekend. Authorities say three shots were fired into the hairdresser and tattoo business in Hurst Street at Bridgewater between 5.30pm on Saturday...

Two charged over robbery

Two men have been charged in relation to an alleged aggravated armed robbery at a property on Tolosa Street in Glenorchy, last Tuesday night. Another man received a non-life threatening stab wound, while a firearm was...