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Parking? There's an app for that

We may still be waiting for hover-boards in 2018, but one new hi-tech solution has come into play in Hobart - an app for parking.  That's right - no more fumbling for correct change, begging unfortunate...

Launceston shooting

A woman's in a stable condition after being shot in suburban Launceston. The shooter is still at large after firing a round into the 47-year-old woman's leg at a Trevallyn home around 6 pm yesterday. She was...

Home from Qld fires

Tasmania Fire Service has brought home 42 firefighters from an interstate deployment, 12 returning to Devonport and 30 landing in Hobart. The SES and Parks and Wildlife were also represented in the mission to provide expert...

Bees give Hobart the hive-five

  Hobart commuters and pedestrians are being treated to an incredible sight with bees swarming a sign in the CBD this afternoon. The bees, spotted in Bathurst Street near the corner of Campbell Street, were taking up...

Transgender row sparks legal threat

A women's rights group is considering defamation action against Tasmania's former antidiscrimination commissioner. Women Speak Tasmania was due to address a Human Rights Week event in Hobart next week, prompting an email to organisers from Robin...

Firearms dealer raided, charged

The future of Ulverstone firearms dealer Tas Guns n Ammo is unclear after a police raid on the Victoria Street premises yesterday. They've charged a 58-year-old man with dozens of offences, seizing a sizeable quantity of...

Beware $50 fakes

Check your pineapples, with Tasmania Police warning fake $50 notes are in circulation in the lead up to Christmas.  They have appeared in the Greater Hobart area and look at first glance like legal tender, but...

Slaughter blamed on dog, again

Tasmanian wildlife authorities believe a dog was responsible for the deaths of nearly 30 penguins near Bicheno.  The carcasses were found at Waubs Bay Beach on Friday and rangers have been investigating.  Autopsies carried out at the...

Mona's funky ferry, baby

Ferry travellers to and from Tasmania's famous Museum of Old and New Art are now able to experience a gold toilet.  A new ferry, the Mona Roma II, produced by local boat builder Richardson Devine Marine,...

QLD fires easing

Some Tasmanian firefighters are expected home from Queensland tomorrow, with the end in sight for dozens of exhausted crews who've been battling bushfires across the state for more than a week. Conditions are beginning to ease,...