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Chilly days and nights

Temperatures are dropping across Tasmania. A cold front hitting this afternoon (Thursday) followed by another tomorrow will bring snow down to 800 metres in the state's...

Additional night sailings to ward off winter blues

TT-line has scheduled eight additional Spirit of Tasmania night sailings over winter, to encourage more tourists to travel to Tasmania during the quieter months. The federal...

Election gamble pays off

The outcome of Tasmania's election nearly two weeks ago is now clearer, with confirmation voters in Clark have clinched a Liberal majority government. Madeleine Ogilvie has...

Update on Tasmanian blood clot case

A senior Tasmanian health official says the elderly man who's become the state's first vaccine-induced blood clotting case is recovering well. The 70-year-old fell ill with...

Not guilty plea over chainsaw attack

A couple from a sleepy town in southern Tasmania has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to an alleged chainsaw attack. Neville Perryman, 56, and Lisa...

"Stuck pig": budget hit looms

A prominent Tasmanian economist is warning the devil's in the detail for Tasmania in Tuesday night's federal budget. Australia's GST pool will increase 16 per cent...

Northern Tasmanians urged to hand in guns

Tasmania Police will be holding a major firearms amnesty drive this weekend, for people in Northern Tasmania to hand in their guns. It's part of a...

More favourable job signs

The end of JobKeeper did not have a seismic impact on employment, new ABS payroll data suggesting there have been positions added in recent times. For...

Taste in limbo as council steps away

Hobart City Council will come up with a 12-month transition plan after deciding to offload the Taste Festival in a near-unanimous vote.  The upcoming Christmas-New Years...

Election still not fully resolved

A definitive result in the Tasmanian election is still yet to nailed down as the vote counting wears on. It is expected to be finalised this...

Tourism council eyes federal budget

The state's peak tourism lobby wants to revive the 'Bring Your Car For Free' promotion on Devonport's Spirit of Tasmania ferries, to entice more tourists...

Agfest moves to the cloud

After a successful four days in the paddock, Agfest 2021 has moved to the cloud. 10,000 people per day attended the festival at Quercus Park, featuring...

Budget hits the roads

Major Tasmanian highways as well as a crash blackspot south of Hobart will be among roads and infrastructure set to benefit from the Morrison Government's...

Beloved dog rescued from mine shaft

Crews from the Tasmania Fire Service and SES have rescued a dog who had fallen down a mine shaft in Beaconsfield in northern Tasmania. The owner...

St Helens man dies following April crash

Police have confirmed a man from St Helens has died following a single vehicle crash last month. Just after midday on Friday April 16, a black...