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Great white off Beechford

Another large Great White has been reported. Fishermen 5 to 10 kilometres off Tasmania's North coast near Tenth Island describe the shark as 3.4 to 4 metres. Police have issued a community alert. It follows 10 year old...

Fast and furious loss of licence

A couple of P platers are in hot water after alleged hooning in Launceston. Northern Road and Public Order Services officers were called to Lindsay Street at Invermay on Monday night following complaints about speeding vehicles. Police...

Hotel quarantine fears

The Tasmanian Government is playing down Opposition concerns about a potential infection risk at a Hobart quarantine hotel. The Travelodge on Macquarie Street has been housing people from interstate before they're cleared to enter the community,...

Lake Malbena opponents lodge second appeal

The legal battle goes on against Wild Drake's Lake Malbena luxury tourism development in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area. Conservationists are appealing a Supreme Court decision earlier this month to uphold a planning permit for the...

Stanley predator identified

It's been confirmed, the shark which pulled a 10-year-old boy from a boat near Tasmania's Stanley earlier this month, was a great white shark. On July 17, Lucas Arnott was with his dad and a couple...

Hobart home rents declining

Hobart's home rental values are slipping. The deepest June quarter fall of all the capitals in fact, Hobart off 2.3% due to the economic shock produced by the pandemic, in the latest CoreLogic data. A less severe...

Charges looming over Prospect crash

Police are seeking witnesses after a ute hit vehicles in Launceston on Monday afternoon. It's alleged the gold-coloured Holden struck a number of cars parked near the Wellington Street Coles supermarket before losing control on the...

Charity thief sentenced

A Burnie woman who racked up $43,000 on a not-for-profity charity's tab has avoided jail. Rebecca Dorothy Baker used a company credit card for bills, food, home furniture and even Taylor Swift concert tickets while she...

George Town fire deliberate

Another house fire in George Town was deliberately lit. A little after 6.30pm last night (Sunday), the Tasmania Fire Service arrived at the Agnes Street address to find the front bedroom well alight. It was extinguished quickly,...

Joan Rylah resigns

A Liberal Member for Braddon has announced she's resigning, triggering a countback for the North West and West Coast electorate. Joan Rylah, herself elected on countback after Adam Brooks quit early last year, has given her...