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| Police are appealing for information as they investigate a house fire in Queenstown believed to have been deliberately lit in the early hours of yesterday morning. Shortly after 3am police and emergency services responded...
| A Southern Tasmanian man arrested over a motorbike drama on the Brooker Highway in July is walking free today, with nearly $27,000 in penalties. A policeman noticed false plates on Huon William Gendall's motorbike and told...
| Flying passengers across Australia has just become a whole lot more complicated. 90 Jetstar flights are vanishing from boards at airports around the nation and Tasmania has its fair share of the mess. It's due to Jetstar...
| A bushfire sparked by lightning west of Swansea is still out of control but isn't posing an immediate threat. The state's newly-launched air fleet of five helicopters and two planes, being based in Hobart and Launceston,...
| Australian department store chain Harris Scarfe has been placed into voluntary administration. The $380 million dollar chain employs more than 1800 staff in Australia, including around 200 in Tasmania across two outlets...
| A Devonport-based charity is withdrawing from Hobart following the Federal Government's failure to approve a $150,000 grant. The departure of Loaves and Fishes will leave a massive hole, after supplying 70 per cent of southern...
| Crash investigators are trying to piece together what led to a fatal smash in Launceston's north this morning. A Bellingham man sustained lethal injuries when his southbound utility left Lilydale Road on Fingerpost Hill...
| The Morrison Government is yet to announce whether it'll come up with $150,000 for a charity which has had to radically slash services in southern Tasmania. A grant rejection for Loaves and Fishes has forced it to pull...
| The potential presence of Type B killer whales swimming at the mouth of the Tamar River is proving a tantalising mystery. That sub-species has never ever been officially documented anywhere off the East Coast of Australia. Dean...
| Public Health is warning Tasmanians that exposure to smoke during the bushfire season can seriously harm your health. People with asthma or lung problems are at a higher risk of health harms and also those with heart disease,...
| Fairer laws for people with mental health or cognitive impairments facing court are being called for by the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute. A new report - which was originally prompted by former Attorney-General, the late...
| A two-year-old is recovering in the Royal Hobart Hospital after a car flipped early this morning in Hobart's north. Police allege the child's mother was driving when they tried to intercept the vehicle on Tolosa Street in...

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