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Tassie sending help amidst fairer weather

Tasmanian authorities are welcoming cooler weather this week as they look to contain dangerous fires in the state's northeast. 41 firefighters flew out on Monday morning to help the dire situation in NSW, 29 of those...

Pedestrian killed by bus

An elderly woman has been killed after being hit by a bus while walking in central Burnie on Saturday. Members of the public, including two off-duty police officers, tried to revive Rimma Bogdanova after the incident...

Fire station burglary

Despite all the hard work our firefighters are doing, it appears some aren't quite so appreciative. The fire brigade station at Weymouth in the state's north was the scene of a burglary at around 10pm last...

Butt caused Spreyton building fire

$400,000 of fire damage at Fresh Freight Tasmania in Spreyton has been traced back to a tossed out cigarette in a bin. It flared up in the back of the building, where most of the flame...

18yo charged with wounding

An 18-year old-man from Tasmania's north has been charged with wounding. Police say around 7pm on Thursday, a 17-year-old youth was involved in an incident at a property off Georgetown Road in Newnham where he allegedly...

Tassie fires still burning

An image taken from video on Thursday, January 2, 2020, shows, a large fire burning in northeast Tasmania. (AAP Image/Supplied by Tasmania Fire Service) A bushfire which threatened homes and lives yesterday afternoon on the outskirts...

Tas property prices still growing

Hobart's lost it's crown as the real estate capital hot spot, as Sydney and Melbourne return to the top. New Corelogic data shows Hobart prices still grew a healthy 3.9% last year, the third highest of...

Man arrested over wounding incident

A man will appear in court next month charged over an alleged stabbing incident on the state's North East Coast. Police were called to Erythos Grove in St Helens just after 8.30pm on Wednesday, finding a...

Man sustains injuries in ATV crash

A 20-year-old man is receiving treatment in the Royal Hobart Hospital following an ATV crash on the West Coast. Emergency services rushed to Four Mile Beach at Granville Harbour around 7pm on Wednesday, finding a man...

Arson blamed for Fingal fires

Arson is thought to be behind the major bushfires in the Fingal area which have torn through thousands of hectares since they were lit on Monday afternoon. Flames breaching containment lines prompted the reactivation of an...