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Investigations continue into Sandy Bay robbery

Two teenagers have been taken into custody, after an armed robbery in Tasmania's south. It's reported the girls entered a Sandy Bay business at around 6.40pm last night, armed with a box cutting knife. An employee was...

Coronavirus case numbers top a thousand once more

Tasmania's active Coronavirus case numbers have fallen overnight, after a sharp jump at the start of the month. 1,144 new infections have been recorded in the past 24 hours, Public Health is monitoring 6,933 active cases, down...

Ute roll seriously injures two people

Two people have been taken to Mersey Hospital after being seriously injured in a ute roll over. Emergency services were called to Moorland Beach in Wesley Vale late last night, after a flat tray ute rolled...

Horror crash claims Launceston driver

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a horror smash on the East Tamar Highway. The incident occurred at around 2:45pm yesterday afternoon at the intersection of the highway and University Way, when a...

Dodges Ferry carjack report

A report of an attempted carjacking in Dodges Ferry east of Hobart is being checked out by police. At around 1.30 this afternoon (Friday) a man armed with a knife is claimed to have tried to...

Hillcrest public funds to be distributed soon

The Hillcrest Community Public Fund, established following the jumping castle tragedy in December will be closed soon, with more than $805,000 to be mainly distributed to affected families.   Six children died on December 16 at the...

Devonport Cup date moved, Burnie gets extra harness racing

The Devonport Cup will be held a week later next year.   This year's event was held on January 5, with the new 2022-23 Tasmanian Racing Calendar, released yesterday, showing January 11 as the date for next...

1303 new cases, government ditches Facebook figures

Tasmania's recent COVID-19 surge has continued, just hours after the public health emergency declaration ended.  1303 new cases and no deaths were reported on Friday morning, the largest spike seen for months, taking the number of...

Health bosses to account for Griffin failures

Further senior Tasmanian health officials will front an inquiry investigating a pedophile nurse who worked in the children's ward of a hospital for nearly two decades. The commission examining state government responses to child sexual abuse...

Kid accused of motorbike theft spree

A 15 year old has been charged with the theft of motorbikes across Hobart, Glenorchy and Bridgewater spanning two months. Police have noted that some of the bikes were expensive models left easily accessible and not...