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North East Coast cops a drenching

A low pressure system has dumped more than 100 millimetres of rain on parts of Tasmania's parched North East coast today. 129 millimetres has fallen on Grey, near St Marys, while St Helens has recorded 60....

Dentist masks running out

A petition for the Morrison Government to guarantee face mask supplies for dentists continues to grow. Naomi Arnold, the co-owner of a South Hobart dental practice, warns they're facing potential forced closure in coming weeks due...

Cradle Mountain redevelopment progress

An update on the progress of the Cradle Mountain redevelopment has been provided in state parliament. Labor in again asserting that the government's dragging its heels on delivering these sort of major infrastructure promises and is...

Geelong terminal instead of Melbourne

Discussion is rolling on the idea of the Spirit of Tasmania ferries berthing in Geelong instead of Melbourne. Premier Gutwein admits it is on the table because of so called price gouging for the use of...

Cause of fire undetermined

Tasmania Fire Service fire investigators have been unable to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a house at Meander Valley Road at Travellers Rest in the state's north yesterday. Crews from Hadspen, Prospect, Carrick...

Coronavirus patient visited supermarket

Tasmanian public health authorities say a man with the state's first known case of coronavirus went to a local supermarket before his diagnosis - without wearing a mask.  It's been revealed the 40-year-old man, now listed...

Police probe fatal smash

A man has died in a head-on smash with a B-double truck near Black River in the state's northwest. Police say a 54-year-old international man behind the wheel of a SUV died after the collision on...

Coronavirus update

Passengers on a Virgin Australia flight to Launceston, sitting closest to the man who's been diagnosed with coronavirus, may be told to self-quarantine for 2 weeks. The 40-year-old is currently in a stable condition at the...

Tributes flow as miner farewelled

Tasmania's parliament has paid tribute to a miner and father-of-two killed in an underground earth collapse earlier this year. 44-year-old Cameron Goss was driving a loader at the Henty Gold Mine on the state's West Coast...

Hobart fugitive chase

A breakout from custody at Hobart Magistrates Court has ended swiftly. At around 11.50am, Rhett Williams allegedly escaped court security, his description on the run initially reported as him wearing an orange jumpsuit. The court list details...