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Tas energy discussions

Today's meeting of Energy Ministers in Hobart had some friction from South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory which have a different view from the rest of the group. Federal Minister Josh Frydenberg's managed to win...

Concerns for the welfare of Honey Puriri

Tasmania Police and family members hold concerns for the welfare of Honey Puriri, who was last seen in the Magra area in New Norfolk, on Saturday afternoon. The 29-year-old is described as being about 160cm tall,...

Amazon's Tas implications

Online retail supernova Amazon's Downunder launch can work in favour of Tasmania's businesses, rather than make life tougher. That's the essence of the message from the Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's boss Michael Bailey, who...

Parvo virus in Devonport

Devonport is currently facing a potential outbreak of Parvo virus, prompting a warning for Tasmanian’s to vaccinate their dogs. The virus can be particularly common in public places, such as parks. Executive officer from the Tasmanian division...

Tasmanian man denies killing wombats

A land-owner in Tasmania’s north has been accused of killing up to 15 wombats, while clearing weeds on his property. But, owner of the Kelso property, Tom Thompson denied those claims, claiming it’s a “load of...

Latrobe armed robbery

An armed robbery at Latrobe's Lucas Hotel has Devonport police mounting a manhunt. At 9.40pm, a man with a knife held up a female staff member who was closing up and took off with cash. He's described...

New sunshine state

If you thought Tasmania's weather feels rather similar to the sunshine state, you've got the right idea. It's shaping up as the warmest November here for parts of the state in more than a century, potentially...

Mount Lyell mine decision could be weeks away.

The strong copper price could prompt the re-start of the Mount Lyell mine within weeks. The mine, in the state's north west, was shut down in 2014 after the deaths of three workers. Operators, Copper Mines of...

Edith Creek staff edgy

An announcement on the sale of the Edith Creek Dairy plant in Tasmania's Northwest remains elusive as Murray Goulburn prepares to shut it down in just over a week. 120 workers have been pinning their hopes...

Online scam warning

Tasmanians are being warned about a new scam that imitates an invoice from a tradesman, with altered bank details. Several involve criminals posing as Centrelink, the Australian Taxation Office, Australia Post, Telstra and other agencies. Tasmania Police...