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Tasmania's hospital health card

A report out today confirms the Launceston General Hospital has the worst emergency department bed block in Australia, with the Royal Hobart rated the nation's third-worst. Independent health policy analyst Martyn Goddard says our hospitals have...

RACT top award

A local insurer has been named Australia's best. In the Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards, the RACT Insurance took the General Insurer of The Year and that is now five times in a row. RACT Insurance chief...

Post Office heist

Police are hunting an armed robber who struck at a post office south of Launceston this morning. The man walked into the Post Office on High Street at Evandale just after 10 am and produced a...

"UnAustralian" Jetstar strike

A peak industry group is lashing Jetstar workers, as 250 baggage handlers and ground crew walked off the job around the country on Wednesday in their pay battle with the budget carrier. The Transport Workers Union...

Details emerge from police shooting

More details are surfacing from the fatal shooting of a man by police on Hobart's outskirts last night. 3 officers were responding to reports of a male threatening others with a knife and also a small...

Ridiculous rider antics

Police are hunting a hoon motorcyclist who sped through a fatal crash scene in northwest Tasmania last week. Emergency services were responding to the tragedy, which claimed the life of a 54 year old Devonport man,...

Recovery after mine tragedy

A recovery team has retrieved the body of deceased miner Cameron Goss, nearly a month after he died in a rockfall at the Henty Gold Mine. Mr Goss has been missing presumed deceased since January 23...

Probe into police shooting

Tasmania Police are pledging a full, arms-length investigation after shooting a man dead at Brighton in Hobart's north overnight. The 38-year-old apparently drove at police who'd responded to a disturbance at a property on Tea Tree...

New growth after fires

13 months after fire tore through the Huon Valley, business owners and tourism operators are still feeling the pinch. In some places, including Geeveston, accommodation is down nearly 70 percent on 2018 figures. Bec Enders, Mayor of...

Jail time "inevitable" for ex-military arsonist

Jail time is all but guaranteed for a man who lit two of his houses south of Hobart on fire. Mark Gordon Bird has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of arson and fraud, the most recent...