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Remembrance Day events

From Zeehan to Bicheno, King Island to Dover, Tasmanians right across the state have stopped to pay their respects to defence force personnel who gave their lives. A total of 67 locations across the state hosted...

Bushwalker search underway

  Another search and rescue operation is underway in Tasmanian bushland. Four bushwalkers called for help late on Sunday afternoon after becoming disoriented on the top of Tarn Shelf at Mt Field National Park. The rescue helicopter had...

Tassie firefighters heading to NSW to help

27 additional TFS firefighters have left for Northern NSW to help the state battle unprecedented bushfires. The group, including 25 volunteers, flew out on Airforce Hercules from Hobart Airport early this morning  A Tasmanian strike team from...

Regional Tas shines at tourism awards

The state's often overlooked West Coast has been recognised for its fast growing tourism sector. Four operators from the region including the West Coast Wilderness Railway and Gordon River Cruises won gold at the 2019 Tasmanian...

Newstart inquiry in Tasmania

Tasmania's perspective on life on the dole is being heard by the federal parliamentary Newstart inquiry which is moving around the country.  Liberal Premier Hodgman's expressed his support for a rise to the weekly social security...

Gorge Hotel plans struck down

Hopes for a proposed new hotel development in Launceston have been dashed, following a decision by the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal. Josef Chromy's JAC Group was behind the $50 million Gorge Hotel to be...

Alleged Launceston murder

Tasmanian detectives are seeking the extradition of a Western Australian woman who allegedly killed her elderly roommate in Launceston last month. The body of 71-year-old Veronica Corstorphine was discovered at her house on Keane Street in...

PM warned to follow through on vets RC

Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie is hopeful a potential Royal Commission into veteran suicide will put a broom through the Defence and Veterans Affairs Departments. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed he's actively considering a high-level inquiry...

Importance of infant mental health

  Tasmania is welcoming a branch of the Australian Association for Infant Mental Health, which brings the state in line with the rest of the country. It is believed that support and intervention much earlier in a...

Police call over waterfront death

Police are seeking public sightings of a man in the area around Victoria Dock in Hobart early this morning before he was located deceased in the water. “Around 4.30am police responded to a report of a man...