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McKim kicked out of PNG

Tasmanian Senator Nick McKim says he's being kicked out of Papua New Guinea. He's taken to Twitter to reveal he'll be deported today after having his passport seized. Authorities apparently swooped this morning...

Missing person: Greg Pearton

UPDATE: Greg Pearton has been located and is receiving medical treatment. Police and family are concerned for the welfare of Greg Pearton who was last seen around 3.30pm yesterday in the Rokeby...

Wine Tas: another bumper year

The future's apparently bright for Tasmania's wine sector after another record year. Wine Tasmania has announced the final tonnage estimate for last year's harvest: just over 17,000. That's up nearly 1000 tonnes...

Voters welcoming Dean's smoko bid

Upper House MP Ivan Dean says support is snowballing for his bid to raise the state's smoking age to 21. The latest YouGov poll found support has risen to 78 per...

Police discourage law-breaking Facebook events

Anyone thinking of trespassing at Burnie's port this weekend is being warned they risk $5,000 fines. A Hellyer College student reportedly behind the "Storm the Pile" Facebook event, which urged the...