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Jobs created

Although Tasmania's unemployment rate hasn't moved from 6% for March, there were around 600 more full time positions in the state. The expansion of employment being cancelled out by population growth partly explains the jobless rate...

Adieu Bertrand

There has been a strong turnout to fondly farewell Bertrand Cadart, affectionately nicknamed 'Le Frog,' at Swansea on Tasmania's East Coast. Ill health has forced the former Glamorgan Spring Bay Mayor to move interstate to better...

Short stay too unregulated

State government changes that opened up home sharing and short term accommodation's been described as having gone too far by Tasmania's Tourism Industry Council. It has pointed to Hobart's Deputy Lord Mayor urging locals to dob...

Smithton man safe

A happy ending for the search of a Smithton man, who has been found alive and well after becoming lost near Corinna in Tasmania's West. The 59 year old did not return as expected after walking...

Big burn

High bushfire fuel loads across 1600 hectares are starting to be burnt through today on Tasmania's East Coast. The Tasmania Fire Service is burning off North of Orford where growth has built up because fire hasn't...

Mine inquest

Evidence has been heard in the coronial inquest into Queenstown's Mount Lyell mine deaths from a shift supervisor who had inspected the location of a killer mud rush, less than 20 minutes before. Michael Welsh, who...

Telcos getting under our skin

Tasmanians are increasingly becoming dissatisfied with their Internet and phone service. Thats according to the Telecommunications Industry umbudsman six monthly report. The study showed Tasmanians made a record 1614 complaints, an increase of 33.1% on last year. Ombudsman...

Tasmanian businesses lead nation in rosy outlook

Tasmania's small to medium business are among the most confident in the nation according to a new national business index survey. Despite a slight drop in overall confidence from last quarter, 63% of Tasmanian businesses still...

Targa Day 1

Jason and John White have a five second lead after the first day of Targa Tasmania in their Dodge Viper. Paul Stokell and Erin Kelly are second in a Lotus, while Matt Close and Cameron Reeves...

Siege sentence

It's a four and a half year jail sentence for Paul Hutchinson, the man who set off a siege with police which lasted 14 hours in Hobart's Moonah in November 2016. During the standoff, the 48...