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NBL team confirmed

After a 24-year hiatus from the National Basketball League, Tasmania will finally be returning. At a special Glenorchy City Council meeting this afternoon, aldermen unanimously voted to sell the Derwent Entertainment...

Police hunt taxi armed robbers

Police suspect knives were used to threaten and rob a taxi driver in the state's north late last night. The taxi was flagged down by two men on South Esk Road...

Deer season starting

The first part of Tasmania's deer hunting season is opening. From Saturday 29th February to the 5th of April, bucks, that is adult males, can be taken. The second component is for...

Tassie prepared for pandemic

The nation's health ministers will gather in Melbourne on Friday, to discuss Australia's response to coronavirus.  The Federal Government has effectively declared coronavirus a pandemic, well before other countries, allowing a...

Tassie's new Spirit fleet

The contract for the replacement Spirit of Tasmania ferries with financially-troubled German company FSG (Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft) has been mutually cancelled. TT Line has reached a Memorandum of Understanding with Finnish...

Protest prohibition withdrawn

A pro-forestry campaigner is furious at Worksafe Tasmania's decision to withdraw its ban on Bob Brown Foundation protests in working forests, after a Hobart Magistrate described them as "unjustifiably wide". Pro...

West Coast bike trail

West coasters have six weeks to comment on new designs for a 35-kilometre network of mountain bike trails slated for Queenstown's Mount Owen, after the West Coast Council launched the...

Autumn's Tasmanian forecast

Australia's soon-to-end summer is shaping up to be one of the three hottest on record according to a weather Bureau climate summary, and the heat is expected to linger. With...

Brighton grooming accusation

A 44 year old Brighton man has been charged with child exploitation after Tasmania Police executed a search warrant at a Brighton property today (Wednesday). The Tasmanian Joint Anti Child exploitation...

TFS recruitment

A recruitment drive is starting on Monday to add 30 extra firefighters to Tasmania's ranks. The net is being cast beyond locals, with current interstate professionals thought likely to find relocation...