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Students told to apply now for Youth Allowance for 2019

Next year's students are being encouraged to apply now for Youth Allowance and Austudy to beat the rush. In 2017 around 240,000 Australians applied for Austudy or Youth Allowance, with one third of these claims received...

Don't leave children or pets in locked cars

The RACT is urging Tasmanians not to leave children or pets in their vehicles this summer after a rise in callouts in recent years. Between December 1, 2017 and December 1 this year, RACT received callouts...

Mona goes to Motown on new development

While Hobart’s city skyline continues to be dominated by cranes, one development will sit on the outskirts of the city limits - but it’s arguably one of the most spellbinding.  Founder of MONA, David Walsh unveiled...

Tassie's golden girl

Images: AP Tasmanian swimmer Ariarne Titmus has bagged her second world championship medal in China overnight. She's come first in the 200 metre freestyle at the World Short Course Championships, beating American Mallory Comerford and the Netherlands'...

Taxi driver assaulted

An 18-year-old has been charged with aggravated robbery of a taxi driver in the early hours of Monday morning. The youth allegedly punched the taxi driver in the face in Grove Road Glenorchy, leaving him with...

Council in favour of heights cap at 45m

Buildings in Hobart could soon be capped at 45-metres, after council's planning committee narrowly voted in favour last night. Consultant Leigh Woolley had recommended a 60-metre height limit, but Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds successfully moved an...

Uni student squeeze

A surge in accommodation demand has the University of Tasmania running out of room for current students in Hobart. They've been sent a letter warning them to look for somewhere to live next semester, despite the...

Crash probe underway

Authorities expect an investigation into the Airlines of Tasmania tragedy on the weekend won't be finished until late next year. Police yesterday revealed the pilot killed in the crash on the Arthur Ranges was Tranmere woman...

Around $90,000 worth of drugs seized in Launceston

A bust in Launceston has seen around $90,000 worth of drugs seized and four people charged. A search at a Mayfield address found 90 grams of methylamphetamine, $12,000 cash, property and five firearms. A 28-year-old Mayfield man...

Name of killed pilot revealed from weekend tragedy

The name of the pilot tragically killed in the weekend tragedy in the state's remote southwest has been released to be 30-year-old Nikita Jo Walker from Tranmere. A retrieval team yesterday recovered the body and the...