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Devonport to New Zealand direct shipping link opens up

A direct shipping link between Devonport and New Zealand is set to start next month.   Aquaculture feed manufacturer BioMar at Wesley Vale is behind the move to initiate the service, shipping its high quality feed directly...

Another Coastal bank branch to close

The Bendigo Bank will close its Port Sorell branch later this month.   The bank says a review of transaction activity showed evolving customer habits using on-line and digital technology and a decline in the demand for...

Info sessions for potential councillors and mayors

A series of information sessions and forums is being held across the Coast this month for anyone considering running for a spot on their local council at the upcoming Local Government elections in October.   The Central...

Gold again for Titmus

Australia's swimmers have completed their Commonwealth Games campaign with more gold. The team returns home with 65 medals across six days of events. Tasmania's Ariarne Titmus added the 400 metre freestyle title to go with her gold...

Selfs Point upgrade

(Deputy Premier Michael Ferguson, centre, checks out the upgrade at TasPorts in Hobart) As scrutiny is placed on the ageing nature of Hobart's wharf infrastructure, the state government's out 'selling' investment in the Self's Point Fuel...

Dark Mofo sparks hotel boom

The Kid Laroi. Image Credit - Aiesha Hanson, 2022 Tasmania's accommodation providers have enjoyed a record breaking June, thanks to this year's Dark Mofo. The Tasmanian Hospitality Association has released the latest "Hotel Occupancy Report", the first...

Missing - Concern for Welfare

Police are seeking public assistance to locate Samantha Ubergang (pictured) who was last seen around 11.30am yesterday in the Devonport CBD area.   Concerns are held for Samantha's welfare.   Samantha is around 152 cm (five feet) tall, medium...

Tug salvage heavy lifting ship is on the Coast

A special heavy lifting ship which will be used to salvage two tugs on the bottom of the Mersey in Devonport, has arrived in Tasmania.   The AAL Melbourne is currently in Burnie along with the Intan...

LGH nurses to down tools

Image: AAP/Ethan James Nurses and midwives in Tasmania will walk off the job en masse for the second time in two weeks as part of their continued push for improved pay and conditions. The Australian Nursing and...