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| A man is behind bars following a string of car burglaries and shed break-ins across Launceston in recent months. The 45-year-old from Kings Meadows was arrested yesterday afternoon and charged with 12 counts of burglary...
| On the eve of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the state government's unveiling a prevention strategy covering this year to 2022 with $850,000 of funding. Walks have been held through the streets of Hobart and Launceston...
| Developers are hoping to begin work on Launceston's new 5 star hotel as soon as possible, after the $50 million dollar project was given the green light. Josef Chromy's luxury 39 metre 'Gorge Hotel' was voted through 10...
| One of the country's most notorious killers has been refused permission to resettle in Tasmania. In 1996, 18-year-old Matthew De Gruchy bludgeoned his mother, sister and brother to death on the NSW South Coast. After 23...
| An Ulverstone man faces a lengthy prison term when he's sentenced next month for the grisly murder of his housemate. Following a trial stretching more than six weeks, a Burnie jury yesterday took less than four hours to...
| A house fire which claimed the life of a man on Tuesday night in Gilbert Street, Latrobe has been deemed an accident. The Tasmania Fire Service says while the exact reason for the fire remains open to more than one possible...
| People charged with drug trafficking offences after yesterday’s Tasmania Police raids have appeared in front of a Magistrate. 29-year-old Bridgewater man Ryan Edward Brown has pleaded not guilty in the Hobart Magistrates...
| Claims that a child who died in April, who'd caught the attention of worried medical staff and family members beforehand, have been raised in Tasmania's parliament. Labor leader Rebecca White's pressed the Human Services...
| The Hodgman Government's bunkering down on homelessness, insisting new housing developments that won't be ready for some time are the solution. It's in the face of growing calls for temporary shelter in Hobart to alleviate...
| The Mount Wellington cable car plans have been lodged with the Hobart City Council. The proponent's describing it as historic, becoming the first development application for the idea after more than a century of discussion. But...
| Kingborough Council has become the first Tasmanian council to pass a cat control by-law to help combat the growing number of wild and un-owned cats on Bruny Island, south of Hobart. The measures include compulsory de-sexing...
| Police say dawn raids around Greater Hobart this morning are targeting ice, cannabis and firearms trafficking. Police armed with sledgehammers and the dog squad were seen at locations including an industrial premises on...

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