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| Investigations reveal accidental causes were to blame for a dramatic boat fire off Port Arthur. The boat's occupant was forced to dive for his life and swim 2 kilometres to safety early yesterday after flames erupted under...
| Police are appealing for witnesses after two fatal crashes in the state's south and north less than 8 hours apart. A 27-year-old Greater Hobart motorcyclist died after his bike slammed into a wire barrier on the Midland...
| Hundreds of Holden Monaros are roaring their way towards this weekend's Australian gathering in Tasmania Held every two years in a different state, the Monaro Nationals features a Show and Shine of the two and four door...
| 10 Tasmanian firefighters are flying out from Hobart, Launceston and Devonport today to assist Queensland's bushfire crisis. The crews will form incident management teams managed by the Queensland Fire and Emergency services. Tasmania...
| A family violence offender will have to serve at least 33 months jail for a shocking attack on his terminally ill partner. The Supreme Court heard 55-year-old Leigh John Parker, of Murdunna, repeatedly pushed the woman...
| UPDATE: Adam Brooks has released a statement saying he'll pay his own costs. "Over the past 24 hours I have reflected on the legal fees incurred by myself as a result of the Integrity Commission investigation," said the...
| Police drug detection dog teams and officers from the Southern, Northern and Western drug investigation services attended mail and freight centres last week, as part of Operation Vitreus. Police dogs Bernie, Aggie, Una and...
| Technology has been found to reduce the number of native animals being killed on Tasmania’s roads with a trial showing virtual fencing reduced the number of pademelon and wallaby deaths on the state's West Coast. Lead...
| Police are concerned for the welfare of a 52-year-old St Helens man who's vanished from the northeast coast town. John Thomas Norrish may be in Launceston or Devonport. He has a long brown beard, is 172 cm tall and is...
| The number of weddings in Tasmania has fallen, corresponding to an overall decrease in Australia in new Australian Bureau of Statistics data. There were 2240 marriages in the state in 2017, 268 less than the year before. 1032...
| Furry friends will have a chance to feels the sand between their paws after the Kingborough Council voted last night to add parts of Taroona to the off-lead zones - just in time for Summer. Pups will now be able to enjoy...

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