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| Wild winds are set to continue across Tasmania as another cold front brings rain and snow to the state. It comes after damaging winds ripped the roof off a Montagu Bay home on Hobart's Eastern Shore and sent it flying onto...
| The push for building height limits in Hobart has grinded to a halt, at least for now. A maximum building height of 60 metres in the CBD was debated by Hobart City Council last night, but eventually narrowly lost 6 votes...
| One of the people accused of killing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters has pleaded not guilty. Christopher Leigh Brown was remanded in custody after his brief appearance at the Launceston Magistrates Court this morning. The...
| Three northern Tasmanian statues will have a child molester's name deleted. In December 2016, John Millwood was sentenced to four years jail for sexually abusing a boy for six years in the 1980's, and was paroled in March...
| Greater Hobart’s four councils are trying to strike a deal with SKM Recycling to retain current services for the south of the state. Last week, Melbourne-based SKM went into liquidation, ending recycling across 15...
| Tasmania's brief flirtation with almost spring-like conditions has crashed out, as a howling cold snap takes over. Snow and ice has descended over elevated areas and a severe weather warning is in place for damaging winds...
| New data has found Tasmanian businesses are the most confident in the country. The latest Sensis Business Index shows there's more optimism here than in all other states and territories, music to the ears of the Hodgman...
| How prisoner mental health is managed is at the heart of a coroner's inquest this week. Daryl Royston Wayne Cook was found not guilty on the grounds of insanity to murder for stabbing North Hobart shopkeeper Voula Delios...
| Police have charged a third person with murder over the death of a Launceston man. The 33-year-old man from Mowbray will face an out -of-hours court session at 8pm tonight in relation to the death of 19-year-old Billy Ray...
| Family and friends of a young man are grieving after a fatal car crash in the state's east. It's understood the 20-year-old male driver from Richmond lost control of the Ford utility at around 4:30 this morning on Stonehouse...
| Murder charges are expected to be laid after a body - believed to be that of missing Launceston man Billy Ray Waters - was discovered in bushland near Mayfield. Three people from Launceston are in custody, including two...
| Tasmania's proving to be a popular breeding destination for the next generation of police dogs. Four German Shepherds are leaving their Tasmanian foster families today, heading all around the country to help fight crime. On...

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