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Gov urged to clamp down on essential workers

The State Government is assuring Tasmanians it's acting only on public health advice, as Labor raises concerns about essential workers being allowed into the state from Victoria without quarantining. Currently personnel are allowed to work and...

Questions over workplace investigations

There are claims Tasmanian Government underfunding is putting workplaces at risk. Right to Information figures obtained by the Greens revealed out of 38 workplace deaths in the state, formal probes were undertaken into only 21 of...

Chemists robbed

Launceston police are investigating burglaries at two chemists last night. Damage was sustained to the front door and medication was taken from the Youngtown Pharamacy on Hobart Road at about 9:15  20 minutes later a similar event...

Planning approvals rise in Launceston

The City of Launceston has approved planning applications worth more than $215 million across the municipality in the last financial year. Between July 1st last year and June 30th this year, a total of 673 separate...

Hobart's go-slow a step closer

Hobart is a step closer to adopting 40 kilometre an hour speed limits in much of the CBD after last night's council meeting. The state's Transport Commissioner will have the final say on the city's push...

Killer fronts court

Gruesome details of the murder of a young Gagebrook father have been heard in Hobart's Supreme Court. The body of Jarrod Leigh Turner was discovered on a road near Richmond last April, having been shot in...

Leadfoot teen nabbed

A Launceston P-plater is set to face court after being caught driving at 145 kilometres per hour on the East Tamar Highway. Police intercepted the 18-year-old female at the wheel of a grey SUV at about...

Shocking crash puts two drivers in hospital

An horrific three-horse fall during last night's harness meet in Mowbray has seen two drivers rushed to hospital. Brighton trainer-driver Adrian Duggan was unconscious for several minutes after the shocking crash - he underwent surgery last...

Decision looms on Vic border

A new report is predicting the nation's economic growth will contract by three percent this year, due in part to Victoria's unfolding coronavirus crisis. The Deloitte Access Economics analysis also found Victoria will be one of...

Missing fisherman

UPDATE:  The search for a missing man off Tasmania's east coast has ended in tragedy. A commercial fisherman found the man's boat drifting in calm water with no one on board north of Maria Island on Sunday...