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Potential new projects for the Launceston CBD

(Image Facebook: O'Keefe's) The future of Launceston's iconic pub O'Keefe's is unknown with the owner listing it for sale. Mike O'Keefe says the building's heritage listing limited potential exterior works, but it was up to the new...

Wounding charge

A woman's facing a wounding charge after allegedly attacking a neighbour in Hobart's north on Wednesday evening. Police were called to Austins Ferry just after 5 pm and arrested a suspect at the scene. The accused was...

Big Bash programme released

(Photo by Cricket Tasmania/Hobart Hurricanes) It's back to a regular format for Cricket's Big Bash with the schedule of games for the next season now out. Seven home games are locked in for the Hobart Hurricanes, one...

Wildlife at Cradle Mountain under threat from cars

Tasmania Police has urged motorists visiting Cradle Mountain to obey speed limits to help protect wildlife in the area.Cradle Mountain police officer Constable Elmar van Breda says a baby wombat was recently killed in broad...

Changes to Jazz Devonport programme

The Devonport Jazz festival has been caught up in the mainland lockdowns and travel restrictions brought on by the latest COVID breakouts.Changes have been forced to the performance of one of the headline acts, ARIA...

New Mersey River brodge at Warrawee on schedule

Work is progressing on what Australia's longest pedestrian bridge over the Mersey River at Warrawee.The 150 metre bridge is being built by Coastal firm Bridge Pro and will form an integral part of the Wild...

Camp Banksia redevelopment on hold

The Latrobe will ask the State Government for an extra $1.5 million for the Camp Banksia redevelopment at Port Sorell.The original plan called for a $5.3 million upgrade, but last night's council meeting was told the...

Public information sessions on new Voluntary Assisted Dying Act

Independent Mersey MLC Mike Gaffney will present a number of information sessions on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passed by the Tasmanian Parliament late last year.Mr Gaffney consulted extensively with the community 16 months ago...

Anti-prison group welcomes upcoming meeting

Passions have run high about the controversial Northern Regional Prison at yesterday evening's Meander Valley Council meeting. A petition calling for a public meeting on the proposal at Brushy Rivulet near Westbury came before council after...

Roy Fagan scandal

The Tasmanian Government is vowing to implement all six recommendations arising from a review into a care scandal at Hobart's Roy Fagan Centre. The horrified family of a 78-year-old patient found him unwashed with maggots on...