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Tasmania consolidates emissions record

A zero net emissions result by Tasmania for the fifth year in a row is being celebrated by the state government. In the latest greenhouse emissions data, Tasmania emitted negative 1.68 megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents...

Zeehan wounding probe

Police are investigating a wounding incident on the west coast which has put two women in the North West Regional Hospital.  They're undergoing treatment in Burnie after being attacked by a man known to them at...

Mt Lyell coroner findings

Coronial findings describe the deaths of Queenstown miners Alistair Lucas and Craig Gleeson as completely avoidable if basic safety principles had been adhered to. They were killed in a fall in December 2013 when a temporary...

Launceston man's extraordinary gift to others

A Launceston man is being praised for his selfless contribution to others, after giving blood for the 650th time. The man, known only as Graham, has donated plasma once a fortnight, to achieve the incredible tally. Anne...

Government calling for calm over latest vaccine shuffle

The federal government says more than 3 million Pfizer doses will be available by the end of July, after authorities issued new recommendations on who should get which vaccine. The AstraZeneca jab is now advised only...

Mother, child hit by car in CBD

An eight-year-old boy is in the Royal Hobart Hospital with head and chest injuries after he and his mother were hit by a car in the CBD on Thursday night. The boy is listed as stable...

Court hears Ulverstone murder charge

Ulverstone's Colin William Drake remains in custody and did not apply for bail in an appearance in court in Devonport on a murder charge. The 35 year old is accused of the stabbing murder of Gabbie...

Ley questioned on Lake Malbena at NPC

The controversial Lake Malbena proposal in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area has been thrust onto the national stage. Federal Environment Minister Susan Ley has fielded questions on the topic during her address to the National Press...

Dozens charged in crackdown on gun crime

Police in northern Tasmania say a crackdown on illegal firearms, which was launched in the wake of a surge in gun crime in Launceston, has been a success. 35 illegal firearms have been seized, along with a...

Alleged Risdon Vale shooter charged

Police are pressing charges against a man after swooping on a Risdon Vale home on Wednesday afternoon, following reports of gunfire inside the Waratah Road residence. Officers arrested a 24 year old man a short time...