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Fruit fly forces statewide produce recall

  Fruit fly larvae have been found inside a nectarine sold in a Devonport grocery store forcing a statewide recall.  Bisecurity officers have traced the necatrine back to a teatment facility in Victoria and the fruit had...

Tas Labor’s promise to crackdown on AirBnB

  The opposition has attacked the Liberal government over what it says is a lack of action around AirBnB. Shadow Housing Minister Josh Willie said deregulation by the Liberals on the homestay industry has led to one...

Debate for Premier's job

The Liberals Will Hodgman has scored 57% to Labor's Rebecca White's 40%, in an Examiner poll of who won last night's leaders' debate at Launceston's Country Club. Around 250 people gathered to hear them discuss a...

Leaders' debate

The leaders of Tasmania's two major parties are to face off for another debate as the March 3 election closes in. Labor leader Rebecca White and the Liberal Premier Will Hodgman will thrash out the issues...

Elderly couple escape a fire in Richmond

An elderly woman is lucky to be alive after a fire in Richmond early this morning. Firefighters arrived at Walworth Road at around 1:20am to find flames coming from the roof and bathroom window. An elderly couple...

Fruit fly ban takes toll on north west businesses

The fruit fly exclusion zone in the state's north west is beginning to cause concern for businesses who rely on produce from the region. All fruit grown within the exclusion zone around Spreyton and the greater...