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Premier pursued

Tasmania's politicians have been spending more time on the Premier having to apologise for telling parliament he wasn't present during a national Liberal Party vote. The opposition parties have been making much of an image surfacing...

Telstra job cuts could affect Tas

The head of Telstra says 8000 job cuts are necessary, to reduce costs while tackling both the price of new technology and increased competition.   The positions will largely be drawn from management, with one-in-four executive and...

Glenorchy rates slam

Glenorchy's Mayor has recognised a 12.5% rate rise for next financial year will come under fire from many property owners. It will translate to an annual rate increase of between $100 and $226. Mayor Kristie Johnston unveiled...

Safe burglary arrest

A Blackmans Bay home burglary where a safe with $46,000 of property was taken over the weekend has led to an arrest in Hobart. The 34 year old from Herdsman Cove's accused of the break in...

TSL survives

Tasmania's State League Football Competition is to remain until at least 2023. At a meeting in Launceston, the AFL steering committee looking at overhauling the state's football structures has told club presidents that licence agreements will...

RHH back to operating at peak demand

The Royal Hobart Hospital is once again operating at its more serious level. Peak demand has seen its escalation increased to Level four, with extra staff deployed to help manage the load. As of 9am, 39 people...

Prison riot at Risdon jail results in injured guards

Five people have been taken to hospital following a prison riot in the maximum security section at Hobart's Risdon Prison. The prison was put into lockdown.  “Following an incident at the Risdon Prison Complex this morning initiated...

Fatal crash at Deloraine

A man has sadly passed away after attempting to overtake a truck on the Bass Highway near Deloraine this morning.The 50 year old was pronounced dead at the scene at around 11am. Sergeant Phil Summers said...