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Fire threat far from over

Key power lines servicing much of Hobart are among vital infrastructure facing a potential bushfire threat. The 20-hectare Lachlan fire to the city's northwest is partially contained, downgraded to advice level on Wednesday morning after fire...

Cops charged

2 Tasmanian police officers have been charged following separate incidents. A 29-year-old Constable from the state's north has been charged with assault, following an off-duty incident that allegedly occurred during a sporting event with another player...

Inquest into RHH death

An inquest into the death of a mentally ill man at the Royal Hobart Hospital is continuing. Coroner Olivia McTaggart warned loved ones of Mornington man Joseph Lattimer that the three days of evidence was likely...

7HOFM gains ground

A huge rise of nearly nine per cent in the key 40-54-year audience demographic is just part of the success story for 7HOFM 101.7 in new survey results, while competitors have lost ground. Listeners from the...

Inquiry hears NDIS woes

Pressure's likely to mount on the huge National Disability Insurance Scheme bureaucracy to get things right, after appalling evidence emerged at a Parliamentary inquiry hearing in Hobart. Horror stories of a mazelike system, lost paperwork and...

Big Broadmarsh burglary

An investigation is underway into an aggravated burglary at Broadmarsh in Tasmania's Southern Midlands. The property in Elderslie Road was hit while the person living there was away between the 14th of October and Sunday the...

Steer breaks leg at Hobart Show

Animal welfare campaigners are lashing Hobart show organisers over a Friday night rodeo which saw a steer injured and put down. In viral footage posted to social media by Brightside Animal Sanctuary, the animal was filmed...

Tassie economy surges

Tasmania's economy is now ranked the second best performing in the country, according a newly-released analysis. Comsec's quarterly State of the States report now puts Tasmania ahead of New South Wales into second place, and just...

Devonport motorbike fatality

Despite first aid from bystanders, a motorbike rider has died in Northwest Regional Hospital following a tragic smash at Devonport. Police say the 33-year-old local man was riding east on Don Road when he was hit...

Anger in Westbury over proposed jail

A plan to construct a jail near the northern town of Westbury is quickly developing into a heated debate between local residents and the state government. Community members argue there was little to no public consultation...