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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...

90% Tassie Airbnb properties compliant

Airbnb properties are being brought into line with Tasmanian Government regulations - which the company agrees are "fair and sensible". A December review just released found 90 percent of Airbnb listings were compliant with local laws. Short...

The heat is on

Typically, the North West Coast is the place to be this week for avoiding the brunt of blazing heat building this week. For many spots in Tasmania it is tipped to push into the 30 °C's...

Huon Valley fatality

A German tourist is assisting police after being caught up in a fatal smash on the Huon Highway on Monday afternoon. The 66-year-old's northbound motorhome hit an oncoming Toyota Aurion in the southbound lane just north...

Wade blasts Hurricanes into BBL finals

  Matthew Wade (R) of the Hurricanes reacts after scoring his century during the Big Bash League (BBL) cricket match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Hobart Hurricanes at Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, Sunday, January 26,...

Porte does it again

Tour Down Under champion Richie Porte does not know if winning the Tour de France is possible at this stage of his career. The Tasmanian turns 35 in a few days, which would make him the...

Another cigarette ram-raid

A spate of ram-raiding shops carries on in Tasmania, this time it was the IGA at Brighton north of Hobart early Monday morning. At around 6am a Toyota Rav 4 was driven through the front of...

Hobart man being tested for coronavirus

A man in his 30s is being testing for the potenitally-deadly coronavirus here in Tasmania, having spent time in the Chinese province where it originated. He's been placed in isolation at the Royal Hobart Hospital, with...

Deceased miner named

Tasmania Police has released the name of the deceased mine worker, killed in Thursday morning's underground collapse on the West Coast. Queenstown local Cameron John Goss was operating a machine found to be buried underneath rocks at...

Jeanswest in strife

A hasty search is underway for a buyer for troubled retailer Jeanswest. The administrator for Jeanswest is indicating it'll temporarily continue operating the chain, while it urgently assesses the business. A new statement from the retailer verified...