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Structure fires probed

Two investigations are underway into fires on Tasmania's northwest and west coasts. Crews had a small fire out quickly at an accommodation building on Latrobe Street in the Burnie suburb of Brooklyn on Monday morning. Earlier, a...

Tasmania's coronavirus response

A Tasmanian Interdepartmental Committee has been established to coordinate the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak. One person is currently awaiting results, but at this stage there are no confirmed cases of the disease here, despite...

Teen killed in car crash

A 17-year-old female driver from Ambleside has died in a single vehicle crash in the state's north-west on Friday night. Paramedics and police were called to the scene of the fatal accident shortly before midnight on...

Pair rescued near St Helens

A couple of boaters are safe and well after being rescued off the North East coast last night. Police say around 8pm they received a distress call from a yacht that had lost its mast, with...

Friday afternoon fire danger

Strike teams are primed and ready to act on any fires that break out this afternoon, but authorities are warning once they start they'll be difficult to contain By 1pm on Friday afternoon, temperatures had already...

Tiger snake tragedy

A snake expert believes a delay in medical care may have led to the state's first snakebite fatality in nearly 45 years. A man in his 70s has tragically succumbed to Tiger snake venom after taking...

First outlaw bikie colours charge

A 21 year old man has become the first person in Tasmania charged under laws banning the wearing of outlawed motorcycle gang insignia. He was caught in Devonport late last night allegedly wearing clothing identifying him...

Two injured in separate Launceston shootings

Two shootings are being investigated in the state's north. At about 4.45pm yesterday, a 22-year-old man entered the Launceston General Hospital with a bullet wound to the groin. He's stable now after surgery. About 7pm, ambulance officers attended...

Launceston stabbing

A man in Launceston is in hospital with serious stab wounds to the stomach. At around 7.45pm last night the man in his 30's was found badly injured on the Tasman Highway at Waverly in Launceston's...