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Possible changes to Hobart car parking

A Hobart aldermen is urging council to think outside the box as it grapples with traffic congestion. The Hobart City Council's Finance and Governance Committee heard last night the capital's major carparks are sitting on around 80...

Jobless figure unchanged

Tasmania's trend unemployment rate for July remains the nation's highest at an unchanged 6.7%. Australia's seasonally adjusted figure of 5.2% also has not moved, despite an an unexpected extra 41,100 jobs added, 34,500 of those full-time. The...

More ideas sharing on housing

More submissions designed to help a parliamentary select committee form a plan to tackle Tasmania's housing affordability are being heard today. The state's influx of sea-changers and properties converting to cater to short term stays for...

Underage sex man walks free

A northern Tasmanian man found guilty of having sex with a child 25 years ago has walked free from court after receiving a suspended sentence. The Supreme court heard the married 52-year-old, who can't be named,...

Yacht restoration update

An update has been issued on the intended restoration of a veteran yacht, which arrived in time for an appearance at Tasmania's Wooden Boat Festival earlier this year. Mistral 11, which competed in the first Sydney...

Missing Launceston teenager

There is a concern for welfare for Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. The 19-year-old was last seen walking in the Invermay area last Thursday afternoon. Police were notified late on Sunday 11th August and began inquiries. Billy's...

Units cater for growing cohort

A vacant property in South Hobart has undergone extensive work to help cater for a growing need in Tasmania's stressed housing market. An initiative of the South Hobart Catholic parish, the eight affordable housing units are available...

Teen sex man up for parole

It's not clear when a man who injected a teenage girl with ice before having sex with her in a public area will be freed from prison. A jury recently cleared Chauncy Aaron Bell of rape,...

Possible Folau trial next year

Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will continue mediation talks, with a trial possible next year. The former Wallaby has launched his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Circuit Court, with mediation set down for December. Folau's lawyer...

Pill testing debate begins

The hot-button topic of pill testing has landed squarely in Tasmania's Upper House. A motion which discusses the benefits of pill testing has been brought forward by Murchison Independent Ruth Forrest. Ms Forrest's near hour-long address to...