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| Three people are in custody following a burglary in New Town. Police responded to a report of an alleged aggravated burglary at a home on Boa Vista Road in North Hobart, shortly after 11am. The police helicopter was deployed...
| Ice, the drug, circulating in Tasmania is the most low grade and expensive in Australia. In the hit TV show Breaking Bad, the lead character Walter White used his chemistry expertise to produce crystal methampthetamine that...
| Concerns are growing for the welfare of missing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. Police have been unable to verify a report that the 19-year-old was seen on Thursday last week. That means the last confirmed sighting...
| A Hobart aldermen is urging council to think outside the box as it grapples with traffic congestion. The Hobart City Council's Finance and Governance Committee heard last night the capital's major carparks are sitting on...
| Tasmania's trend unemployment rate for July remains the nation's highest at an unchanged 6.7%. Australia's seasonally adjusted figure of 5.2% also has not moved, despite an an unexpected extra 41,100 jobs added, 34,500 of...
| More submissions designed to help a parliamentary select committee form a plan to tackle Tasmania's housing affordability are being heard today. The state's influx of sea-changers and properties converting to cater to short...
| A northern Tasmanian man found guilty of having sex with a child 25 years ago has walked free from court after receiving a suspended sentence. The Supreme court heard the married 52-year-old, who can't be named, knew the...
| An update has been issued on the intended restoration of a veteran yacht, which arrived in time for an appearance at Tasmania's Wooden Boat Festival earlier this year. Mistral 11, which competed in the first Sydney to Hobart...
| There is a concern for welfare for Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. The 19-year-old was last seen walking in the Invermay area last Thursday afternoon. Police were notified late on Sunday 11th August and began inquiries. Billy's...
| A vacant property in South Hobart has undergone extensive work to help cater for a growing need in Tasmania's stressed housing market. An initiative of the South Hobart Catholic parish, the eight affordable housing units...
| It's not clear when a man who injected a teenage girl with ice before having sex with her in a public area will be freed from prison. A jury recently cleared Chauncy Aaron Bell of rape, but found him guilty of unlawful sexual...
| Israel Folau and Rugby Australia will continue mediation talks, with a trial possible next year. The former Wallaby has launched his unfair dismissal case in the Federal Circuit Court, with mediation set down for December. Folau's...

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