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Tiger snake tragedy

A snake expert believes a delay in medical care may have led to the state's first snakebite fatality in nearly 45 years. A man in his 70s has tragically succumbed to Tiger snake venom after taking...

First outlaw bikie colours charge

A 21 year old man has become the first person in Tasmania charged under laws banning the wearing of outlawed motorcycle gang insignia. He was caught in Devonport late last night allegedly wearing clothing identifying him...

Two injured in separate Launceston shootings

Two shootings are being investigated in the state's north. At about 4.45pm yesterday, a 22-year-old man entered the Launceston General Hospital with a bullet wound to the groin. He's stable now after surgery. About 7pm, ambulance officers attended...

Launceston stabbing

A man in Launceston is in hospital with serious stab wounds to the stomach. At around 7.45pm last night the man in his 30's was found badly injured on the Tasman Highway at Waverly in Launceston's...

Foreign buyers swoop again

One of Tasmania's biggest fish farmers is now entirely foreign owned. Peter and Una Rockliff have sold their 50 per cent stake in the company they named after themselves, Petuna Acquaculture, to the Sealord Group. The New...

New Deputy Mayor for Glenorchy

Lifelong Glenorchy resident Bec Thomas is pledging to get the job done for ratepayers, after being voted in as the Council's Deputy Mayor. Now an electorate officer for Liberal Sue Hickey, she was elected to the...

Lake Malbena lease released

Lease costs for the Lake Malbena eco-tourism proposal has triggered a backlash from environmentalists. The kayaking, bushwalking and fly fishing development, would see the operator pay $6,000 annual rent to the government for the World Heritage...

Clogged courts

Tasmania's courts are becoming increasingly bogged down. While many other states and territories have recently lowered their pending cases, new Productivity Commission figures show Tasmania is blowing out. Pending Supreme Court cases grew to 701 in 2018-19,...

Another possible Tasmanian coronavirus case

Another suspected case of coronavirus is being tested in Tasmania. Just days after a man who'd returned from China ill was cleared of the deadly disease, a woman in her 20s is undergoing tests at Launceston...

New member on HCC

Will Coats has emerged as the newest Alderman on Hobart City Council, in a result not many saw coming. A recount was conducted today, following the resignation of Liberal member Tanya Denison. Mr Coats narrowly beat fellow...