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Dirt bike rider critical

The 14 year old dirt biker who hit a barbed wire fence at North Scottsdale yesterday morning remains on the critical list in hospital. He's being treated for a head injury, plus fractures to the face...

Garwood, a star is reborn

Tasmanian musical theatre performer and radio personality Matt Garwood has been offered a plum profile-raising job on the latest episode of The Voice. The 30 year old, who had a hit album called the Tattooed Tenor...

Launceston smash

A man could be facing serious charges after an apparently alcohol-fuelled smash in Launceston early on Sunday.  Police arrested the male, aged in his mid to early 20s, after his car ploughed through signage into a...

Tassies on honours list

More than 1200 Australians have received Queen’s Birthday honours. The list ranges from actors such as Hugh Jackman and Eric Bana, to sport stars like Johnathon Thurston and Francis Sedgman. Former PM Kevin Rudd and ABC Chair...

Spirit of Tas drug bust

A Spirit of Tasmania passenger has been caught trying to smuggle almost a quarter of a million dollars worth of the drug 'ice' into the state. The 46-year-old was picked up by sniffer dogs during random...

Man killed in overnight Moorleah crash

Police are investigating a single vehicle crash in Moorleah last night which sadly resulted in the death of a 62-year-old man. Shortly before midnight Emergency Services attended a single vehicle crash on Preolenna Road, around 1...

Inquest to proceed after Coroner grants documents

A Coroner's investigation into three deaths at Queenstown's Mount Lyell mine can restart after the Supreme Court ruled seven previously withheld documents will be made available. Coroner Simon Cooper is investigating the 2014 death of 53-year-old...

Police warn drivers to obey road rules

Tasmania Police has thanked members of the public for their assistance after four people were taken into custody over an alleged evading incident on Hobart's Eastern Shore this morning. Police rushed to the East Derwent Highway,...

Rainy Monday

The best tip for outdoor activities for the long weekend seems to be tomorrow and most of Sunday, because the public holiday is bringing rain. Most of the state's leaning towards a comparatively warm few days...

Fresh child protection concerns

A University of Tasmania report into the state's child protection system is recommending more oversight of a trial program aimed at limiting the removal of children from families. The Tasmanian Government released the UTAS report yesterday...