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| A 53-year-old Warrane man has been charged by Tasmania Police with manslaughter after his housemate was found dead at the men's home. Detective Inspector David Richardson said the man called police at about 10am on Sunday. He...
| There is a smoke warning for parts of Launceston as firefighters battle a large scrub fire in Rocherlea. Two water bombers and more than half a dozen fire trucks are on the scene at the moment trying to bring the blaze under...
| A TasWater contractor has been badly burnt on the job after flames flared in the trench he was working in. Firefighters are on the scene in North Hobart Between Burnett and Smith Streets, where traffic is expected to be...
| A woman has died and a male passenger is in hospital with minor injuries after a light plane crash in Tasmania’s north-east. The aircraft was attempting to land on a runway on a private property in Boobyalla near Tomahawk...
| Tasmania Fire Service have responded to and contained more than 30 vegetation fires in the past 24 hours. The current Total Fire Ban remains in place in the south, north and areas of the north-west until midnight tonight....
| Police on Tasmania's Westpac Helicopters have been kept busy with five rescue missions across the state yesterday. It started at 7am, one helicopter went to a car crash on Masons Rd at Nugent, where a 20-yer-old woman was...
| Tasmanian DJ Astro Labe has pleaded guilty to causing harm to a Commonwealth public official at the Magistrates Court in Hobart. The 38-year-old admitted to headbutting former Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Hobart’s...
| A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the southern region of Tasmania and parts of the north for tomorrow. The Tasmania Fire Service said the ban will be in place from midnight tonight until midnight tomorrow, with the...
| A light rail corridor connecting Hobart's CBD and the northern suburbs is back on the cards following the City Deal agreement made yesterday by the Prime Minister and the Premier. The State Government left its options open...
| A fifth person has now been charged over the alleged attempted murder and aggravated armed robbery of a man who was found on a road at Waverley last week. 24-year-old Corey Mitchell Gesler has been charged, alongside four...
| Mona Foma's first event in Launceston has been hailed a resounding success by curator Brian Ritchie. The event over the weekend saw performances from Gotye and the Violent Femmes along with many others. The Premier played...
| A 25 year old Rocherlea man has become the fourth person has been charged - following the serious assault in the Launceston suburb of Waverley last week. The man appeared in an after-hours court last night where he faced...

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