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Teens critical after trail bike crash

Police in Launceston are investigating a serious trail bike crash in Newnham, that's left two teenagers fighting for life in hospital. The 17 year old male rider and his 16 year old pillion passenger were travelling...

Man charged over build site fire

A 30-year-old man will face Hobart Magistrates Court in early August on two counts of arson. It's alleged he was behind a suspicious fire on a semi-built home at Blackmans Bay in late April. The blaze on...

Tasmania shuts border to Victoria after outbreak

Tasmania will reinstate a hard border with Victoria after the mainland state said it was going into lockdown due to a growing coronavirus outbreak. Victoria will enter a seven-day lockdown from midnight on Thursday in a...

Burnie's Mayor urges community to look to the future

Burnie's Mayor has described the personal attacks he's come under, following a controversial decision to change the landscape of the city's art and cultural scene. In response to a ballooning budget deficit, Burnie council decided to...

Police probe Kempton shooting

A man's recovering in the Royal after being shot in the foot at Kempton north of Hobart on Thursday morning. Police are investigating the incident which took place at around 5.30. A 27-year-old man was taken to...

"Clowns": carers fuming at eagle shooting

Wildlife group Raptor Refuge is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of whoever shot a wedge-tailed eagle in southern Tasmania. An injured bird was reported to the 1800 Raptor hotline on Tuesday. Subsequent...

Man hit with fine after excessive speeding

A Victorian man has been slapped with a nearly $2,000 fine, and had his vehicle seized, after being caught speeding more than 57 kilometres per hour over the limit through Launceston's CBD. Police clocked the man's...

Mainland devils born out of captivity

Devils born in virtually wild conditions on the mainland are galvanising hopes of re-establishing their presence. Seven joeys born in a sanctuary at Barrington Tops in New South Wales have been discovered. It is a landmark moment...

Launceston's latest gun-related incident

There's been another firearms incident in Northern Tasmania - the 13th since the start of March.  Police in Launceston have confirmed two shots were fired through the front window of a residence in Waverley overnight. Authorities were...

Whittlesea cluster grows

Victorian health authorities fear Melbourne's Whittlesea covid cluster in the city's north will spread to regional Victoria, with confirmation an infectious person visited Bendigo and Axedale. The number of active cases in Victoria has grown to...