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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...

Tassie on top: Commsec

Tasmania is ranked as Australia's strongest economy in the latest Commsec snapshot, coming in at number one on four measures including retail spending. The latest State of the State report has highlighted Tasmania's retail trade, which...

Hobart NYE party

The cancellation of Marion Bay's Falls Festival has prompted other event companies to step up to fill the void. A new show on Hobart's waterfront for New Year's Eve has been announced, headlined by Queensland indie...

Shocking Bass Highway crash

A teenager is fighting for life after a devastating multi-vehicle crash on the Bass Highway at Westbury in the state's north last night. The 17-year-old from Gagebrook was thrown from a blue 2002 Holden Commodore ute...

Travel bubble with WA, SA and NT

Tasmania's borders will reopen to South Australia, the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Premier Peter Gutwein has announced a travel bubble with the three mainland jurisdictions would be set up from August 7. Mr Gutwein says borders...

Comet snubs Tasmania

Tasmanian stargazers have been left deflated after a rare comet lighting up the night sky in other parts of the country and the world failed to make an appearance above the Apple Isle. Neowise is 5...

Entries invited for Hobart Wine Show

2020's Royal Hobart Wine Show's schedule has now been published. It is pushing through the obstacles posed by coronavirus, albeit in a slightly scaled back version. It will be held on the 28th and 29th of October. Chief...

Ruby class action

Passengers on the coronavirus-hit Ruby Princess cruise ship are launching legal action in a bid for compensation after the cruise resulted in 21 deaths.  Shine Lawyers has filed a negligence class action against Carnival and Princess...

Young mum wins $74K

A Derwent Park mum is celebrating after winning $74,000 on Keno. The Tasmanian player held a Keno Classic 8 Spot winning entry yesterday and takes home a prize worth $74,583.80. She has relayed the thrilling moment she...

Knife-wielding man in custody

A man remains in custody following an incident near Port Sorell this morning. Police received a number of emergency calls regarding a man allegedly carrying a knife and driving erratically in the Narawntapu National Park about...