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Huskies gone

The Southern Huskies have pulled the plug on the New Zealand NBL, leaving the competition after just one season. In a bombshell statement released this afternoon, the clubs says after investing $1.7 million dollars into the...

Clarendon Vale fire

A fire has done around $20,000 damage to a vacant public housing property on Hobart's eastern shore early on Friday.  Crews were called to the vacant home on Mockridge Road at Clarendon Vale around 2:20 and extinguished a...

Firefight missteps in cruel summer

Tasmania's bushfire fighting shortcomings are cropping up in a new independent report on the brutal last season. It's found the early response to what developed into the Riveaux Road blaze wasn't 'hard and fast', an approach...

48 wind turbines need names

Tasmanian students have the opportunity to name their very own wind turbine at a wind farm in the state's Central Plateau. Aurora Energy is launching a state-wide competition to name the 48 wind turbines at Cattle Hill...

Ta-ta, Tah: new homeless shelter

Hobart's Waratah Hotel is being bought by the Hodgman Government for supported accommodation. The Murray Street building will be housing the vulnerable next year after refurbishment plans pass through council processes. Housing Minister Roger Jaensch says they're...

Rapist rowing coach gaoled

A former rowing coach now behind bars for rape was considered a family friend of the victim. The 60-year-old, whose identity can't be revealed, attacked a woman in her tent at a school regatta at Lake...

Meningococcal in Burnie

Meningococcal's surfaced in Tasmania again, this time in the North West. A 20-year-old Burnie man has the B strain, which is not covered by government funded vaccine programmes. He is receiving hospital treatment, while those who've been...

Chilly blast coming our way

Tasmania is in for an icy blast, with multiple weather systems carrying cold air from Antarctica approaching. Temperatures will drop over the rest of the week, as the system brings some high winds and rain. The Weather...

Smoking limit a no-go, for now

A controversial Bill to increase Tasmania's minimum smoking age to 21 is off the table, after the politician behind the measure withdrew it. Premier Will Hodgman had already indicated his government didn't support Windermere Independent Ivan...

Skyway visual claims

Opponents to the planned skyway development at Launceston's Cataract Gorge have released their impression of how they think it could look close up (above impression). The $20 million project would feature 24 glass gondolas travelling a...