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Road toll less than previous years

More than 30 people died on Tasmania's roads in 2019, but none were during the Christmas-New Year period so far. In a similar figure to the 2018 road toll, there were 32 people killed on Tasmania's...

Guns & Ammo stolen

Two men are being sought over a Perth burglary south of Launceston, where guns and ammunition were taken. The Drummond Street property was hit around 12.30 Tuesday morning. The two seen in the area are described as...

Party responsibly: Police

Police are encouraging people to celebrate New Year’s Eve responsibly tonight. Thousands of revellers are expected to ring in the New Year at parties and events right across the state, including at Hobart's Taste of Tasmania...

Fears property has been lost

Fire conditions yesterday across Tasmania have been described as some of the worst experienced, with multiple blazes causing residents to flee. There are currently two active fires at Pelham in the Upper Derwent Valley and in...

Emergency fires

The hardest yards for Tasmania's fire fighters have come at the back end of the day, as a series of blazes become very serious. One of the worst is at Pelham in the Southern Midlands /...

Fire crews on high alert

Tasmanians have been urged to remain alert to fire risks as the state faces 40 degree temperatures in southern and eastern areas. Hobart is forecast to reach 40 and Launceston is expecting a maximum temperature of...

Man dies after jet ski incident

A 35-year-old man from Waverley near Launceston has died after falling from a jet ski in Ringarooma Bay at Tomahawk in the state's north east. Emergency services were called to the area just before 3pm yesterday. First...

Man bashed by 5 teenagers

  Police are investigating a savage mugging in Launceston's Brisbane Street Mall overnight. At around 1:45am, a man was approached by a group of five teenagers including four females and a male, thought to be known to...

Comanche wins

Comanche has won the 75th edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.  The black and red 100 footer secured her third line honours at around 7:30 on Saturday morning, after getting up to 24 knots...

Three day fire ban

While much of Tasmania soaks up some fun in the warm weather, behind the scenes fire authorities are bunkering down for some confronting conditions. From 2am Saturday morning the Tasmania Fire Service has declared a total...