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Foreign buyers swoop again

One of Tasmania's biggest fish farmers is now entirely foreign owned. Peter and Una Rockliff have sold their 50 per cent stake in the company they named after themselves, Petuna Acquaculture, to the Sealord Group. The New...

New Deputy Mayor for Glenorchy

Lifelong Glenorchy resident Bec Thomas is pledging to get the job done for ratepayers, after being voted in as the Council's Deputy Mayor. Now an electorate officer for Liberal Sue Hickey, she was elected to the...

Lake Malbena lease released

Lease costs for the Lake Malbena eco-tourism proposal has triggered a backlash from environmentalists. The kayaking, bushwalking and fly fishing development, would see the operator pay $6,000 annual rent to the government for the World Heritage...

Clogged courts

Tasmania's courts are becoming increasingly bogged down. While many other states and territories have recently lowered their pending cases, new Productivity Commission figures show Tasmania is blowing out. Pending Supreme Court cases grew to 701 in 2018-19,...

Another possible Tasmanian coronavirus case

Another suspected case of coronavirus is being tested in Tasmania. Just days after a man who'd returned from China ill was cleared of the deadly disease, a woman in her 20s is undergoing tests at Launceston...

New member on HCC

Will Coats has emerged as the newest Alderman on Hobart City Council, in a result not many saw coming. A recount was conducted today, following the resignation of Liberal member Tanya Denison. Mr Coats narrowly beat fellow...

90% Tassie Airbnb properties compliant

Airbnb properties are being brought into line with Tasmanian Government regulations - which the company agrees are "fair and sensible". A December review just released found 90 percent of Airbnb listings were compliant with local laws. Short...

The heat is on

Typically, the North West Coast is the place to be this week for avoiding the brunt of blazing heat building this week. For many spots in Tasmania it is tipped to push into the 30 °C's...

Huon Valley fatality

A German tourist is assisting police after being caught up in a fatal smash on the Huon Highway on Monday afternoon. The 66-year-old's northbound motorhome hit an oncoming Toyota Aurion in the southbound lane just north...

Wade blasts Hurricanes into BBL finals

  Matthew Wade (R) of the Hurricanes reacts after scoring his century during the Big Bash League (BBL) cricket match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Sunday, January 26,...