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Man to face court following bike crash

A 21-year-old trailbike rider is lucky to have avoided serious injury in a drunken crash east of Hobart over the weekend. Police were called to Bangalee Street at Lauderdale shortly before 10am on Saturday after the...

Tassie tops State of the States again

Tasmania's success in avoiding coronavirus-related lockdowns is believed to be a factor in it coming out on top again in Commsec's latest economic rankings. It's the sixth consecutive quarter Tasmania's ranked above the rest of the...

Shots fired into Launceston home

Police are investigating after a firearm was discharged into a house in Launceston's south on Saturday night. Occupants of the residence on Boiton Hill Road in Norwood were home at the time but weren't injured It happened...

Holiday vouchers return

More support is on offer for Tasmania's covid-hit visitor economy as hard borders against New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia continue to hurt businesses, as well as the two-month suspension of the trans-Tasman travel...

Tas covid update

Having wrapped up a coronavirus meeting with the Prime Minister and other Premiers, Peter Gutwein's provided an update on where everything's at. As expected, he's keeping Tasmania's arrival ban in place for New South Wales, Victoria...

Teddy's heroism in revised book on Tasmania's finest

The exploits of Latrobe war hero Teddy Sheean are being chronicled in the latest revision of a book on Tasmania's finest. "Our Heroes" chronicles the lives of notable Tasmanians including those who received Australia's highest military...

Leith overpass information sessions at Turners Beach

Public consultation sessions on the controversial Bass Highway Leith Overpass proposal are being held today and tomorrow at Turners Beach.The Department of State Growth is holding four 90-minute sessions each day at the Turners Beach...

NW tourism and hospitality workers to get COVID jab

The State Government has responded to lobbying to provide COVID-19 vaccine sessions for tourism and hospitality industry workers on the North-West Coast.Earlier this week tourism Industry Council of Tasmania CEO Luke Martin called for industry-specific...

Have you been offered any distinctive jewellry lately?

Police are appealing for public assistance in relation to a jewellery store burglary in Ulverstone over the weekend.Members if the public are being reminded to be on the lookout for around 20 distinctive hand-made jewellery...

Freak tides on way

A wintry spell in Tasmania in coming days is being preceded by the highest tides in 26 years.  Low air pressure and the combined pull of the sun and moon will see inundation on the coast...