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Child protection questions

Claims that a child who died in April, who'd caught the attention of worried medical staff and family members beforehand, have been raised in Tasmania's parliament. Labor leader Rebecca White's pressed the Human Services Minister Roger...

Gov lashed on homelessness

The Hodgman Government's bunkering down on homelessness, insisting new housing developments that won't be ready for some time are the solution. It's in the face of growing calls for temporary shelter in Hobart to alleviate the...

Development application lodged

The Mount Wellington cable car plans have been lodged with the Hobart City Council. The proponent's describing it as historic, becoming the first development application for the idea after more than a century of discussion. But Ted...

Not kitten around: new cat laws for Bruny

Kingborough Council has become the first Tasmanian council to pass a cat control by-law to help combat the growing number of wild and un-owned cats on Bruny Island, south of Hobart. The measures include compulsory de-sexing...

Drug, firearm raids

Police say dawn raids around Greater Hobart this morning are targeting ice, cannabis and firearms trafficking. Police armed with sledgehammers and the dog squad were seen at locations including an industrial premises on Albert Road at...

Fatal Latrobe fire

An investigation will get underway today into Tasmania's latest fatal domestic fire. Crews were called to a unit on Gilbert Street at Latrobe to find the structure completely engulfed around 9:40 last night.  Firefighters found a body...

Police hunt tyre slashers

Police are appealing for tip-offs over a tyre-slashing spree south of Hobart over the long weekend. Tyres were knifed on 22 vehicles between Waratah Street in Kingston and Pearsall Avenue in Blackmans Bay on Saturday night,...

A wet week ahead for northern Tasmania

We are being warned to have our umbrellas at the ready as wet weather approaches Tasmania tomorrow. Lizzie Donovan from the Bureau of Meteorology says northern Tasmania is looking soggy, with Launceston expected to cop 20...

Tasmania's overwhelmed health

Three week old correspondence from the nurses union, the Health Minister is accused of only responding to an hour before parliament sat this morning, has been part of another attempt to have him removed. The letter...

Biker killed at Spreyton

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a utility in northwest Tasmania early on Tuesday.  Police say Kelsey Tier Road will be closed at Spreyton while the scene is investigated.  "At 6.50am, police attended a two...