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Armed robbers storm local store

A police manhunt is underway for two men behind an armed robbery in Launceston's south east.  Carrying firearms, the pair entered the St Leonards Newsagency and Supermarket at about 4pm yesterday, demanding cash and cigarettes from...

West Hobart wounding

A crime scene has been declared in West Hobart after two males were assaulted at a Hill Street residence on Friday night. One man suffered multiple wounds to his neck and legs, another left with minor...

Have your say: container refunds

Tasmania remains on track to have a container deposit scheme up and running next year after years of campaigning from environment groups. It would offer a 10-cent refund for eligible drink containers returned to designated locations. The...

Tas wary of virus mystery

A puzzle has arisen from four new coronavirus infections in Victoria because a Delta strain's emerged, different to Melbourne's other cases It revolves around the Melbourne family which travelled to New South Wales. One of their children...

Longford meat workers back on deck

Relieved workers have returned to Tasmania's largest abattoir in Longford on Friday morning, following the imposed hiatus from a Russian cyber attack on JBS Foods earlier this week. Previously paralysed IT systems at the global beef...

Man charged over Burnie standoff

A 37 year old man is facing a number of charges, following a tense four hour standoff with police earlier this week. Officers were called to an Arthur Street property at Ocean Vista at around midnight...

Bowen hoon busted

A BMW is in the Tasmania Police impound lot after its driver took things too far in Hobart's north early on Friday morning. Police allege they clocked the white M2 at 222 kilometres an hour on...

Retail up in Tasmania

Cash registers are ringing in Tasmania. The state's retail turnover rose 0.4% seasonally adjusted for April on the previous month in new ABS data. Food, clothing and electrical goods were some of the best performing areas. Tasmania's retail...

Ellis returns to state parliament

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission has confirmed Liberal Felix Ellis will be sworn into the House of Assembly, following a countback in Braddon. It was triggered by the shock resignation of controverisal party figure Adam Brooks last...

Man arrested following four hour standoff

A 37-year-old man has been arrested following an armed standoff with police in the state's north west. Police were called to a home in Arthur Street, Ocean Vista at around midnight on Wednesday, in regard to...