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Battle against northern fire ramping up

An advice warning remains current for Lanena, Rosevears, Grindelwald, Bridgenorth, Legana and Notley Hills north of Launceston as a large bushfire burns on private land. Driven by moderate northwesterlies, it burnt around 20 hectares on Long...

Police investigate supermarket burglary

Tasmania Police is investigating an alleged burglary at the Woolworths supermarket in Sandy Bay around 12.45am this morning. Police say during the burglary the front doors to the store were damaged and a cash register containing...

Tasmanian horse Eastender scratched from the Adelaide Cup

One of the favourites in today’s $400,000 Group Two Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville has been scratched by stewards. Tasmanian stayer Eastender is a late scratching after stewards had concerns regarding treatment being administered on race...

Charity cricket matches

Some special cricket matches in Hobart this afternoon are raising money for the Fayyaz Sumbal Foundation which aids families of Police Officers killed or wounded in the line of duty. Founder of the Intercultural Sports League...

Launceston armed robbery

Tasmania Police is crediting information from the public for catching a teenager accused of armed robbery in Launceston. It is claimed the 17 year old boy used a knife to hold up the Newnham IGA Supermarket...