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Hobart rail plans

The State Government's decision to appoint a consultant to examine possible options for Hobart's unused heritage rail corridor is being met with accusations of time wasting. A report is due to be complied for mid-next year,...

Rally against coal mine

Fears of a new coal mine in Tasmania's Midlands region are growing, despite Hodgman Government assurances that nothing has been given the green light. Earlier this year, a $50 000 grant was given to Midland Energy...

Concern for missing man

There's still no word on the whereabouts of Launceston man Robert James Jensen. The 69-year-old was last seen leaving his Prospect residence at around 10am on Tuesday. Police do hold concerns for his welfare. Robert is described as...

Police want to speak with these two men

Tasmania Police has released photos of two people of interest following an incident in which a man was stabbed in Glenorchy. Police are investigating an alleged aggravated armed robbery that occurred in Glenorchy on Wednesday night,...

PM at Burnie Show

The Burnie Show has been paid a visit by the Prime Minister today, unveiling $20 million of funding for sustaining regional shows which have been grappling to stay afloat. Devonport lost its show altogether, while Launceston's...

Launceston motorbike death

Tasmania's road toll has risen on the death of a 24 year old Launceston man who crashed his motorbike at Mayfield late last night. A little before midnight, he rode into the back of a parked...

Hobart goes international

Those who've been wondering when all the grand plans of the Hobart City Deal would actually materialise might have some answers today when the Implimentation Plan is released.  It was February when the 1.6 billion dollar...

St. George beer comeback

St George beer has made a comeback for Boags Brewery, years after it was put into retirement. The band of loyal drinkers have revived the drink through a fan movement on social media that included...

Worst roads named and shamed

Roads that don't cut the mustard have been named by RACT members in a new survey seeking to identify the state's 10 worst. Those surveyed in the North West have the highest regard for local roads,...

Tasmania's Adani

Despite a Perth based coal mining exploration company claiming it received a 50 thousand dollar Tasmanian government grant, the Premier is shutting down talk of a new mine in the Midlands. The company is in the...