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Orca enticing riddle

The potential presence of Type B killer whales swimming at the mouth of the Tamar River is proving a tantalising mystery. That sub-species has never ever been officially documented anywhere off the East Coast of Australia. Dean...

Protect yourself from bushfire smoke

Public Health is warning Tasmanians that exposure to smoke during the bushfire season can seriously harm your health. People with asthma or lung problems are at a higher risk of health harms and also those with...

New report on insanity pleas

Fairer laws for people with mental health or cognitive impairments facing court are being called for by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. A new report - which was originally prompted by former Attorney-General, the late Vanessa Goodwin...

Tasmanian listed among the missing

An image provided by visitor Michael Schade shows White Island (Whakaari) volcano, as it erupts, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 09 December 2019. EPA/MICHAEL SCHADE  11 Australians remain unaccounted for following Monday afternoon's deadly volcanic eruption...

Car flips, injuring child

A two-year-old is recovering in the Royal Hobart Hospital after a car flipped early this morning in Hobart's north. Police allege the child's mother was driving when they tried to intercept the vehicle on Tolosa Street...

15yo accused of lighting Hadspen fire

A teenager has been charged with deliberately lighting a fire in Tasmania's north. Around 2:30 on Sunday afternoon, police received reports that two youths were allegedly setting vegetation alight on Illawarra Road at the South Esk...

German teenager killed

It was a 19 year old German man on a 12 month working visa who was killed in the car crash at New Norfolk on Sunday morning. Investigations seem to point to excessive speed for his...

Hobart armed robbery

An armed robbery at the Marquis Hotel bottle shop in Hobart's Brisbane Street has police on the lookout for a man thought to be aged 40 to 50. It happened a little after 6pm Sunday night...

Bushwalkers rescued

A trio of bushwalkers stranded for 3 days in freezing conditions near Cradle Mountain has been winched to safety. The hikers - believed to be from India - activated a distress signal on Friday afternoon at...

Cattle Hill wind farm now operational

Turbines at the brand new Cattle Hill Wind Farm in Tasmania's Central Highlands are now connected to the state's power grid. Once fully operational, it will be Tasmania's second largest wind farm - behind the one...