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Women's Big Bash opening games to be played in Tasmania

The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) match between the Hobart Hurricanes and the Sydney Thunder in Burnie, Tasmania, 2019 (AAP Image/Grant Wells) Cricket Australia will shift the opening fortnight of the...

New deals penned for Roos and Hawks in Tas

(AAP Image/James Ross) New sponsorship agreements are locked in with Hawthorn and North Melbourne to continue AFL in Tasmania...but only for next year. Premier Peter Gutwein waited until he'd extracted a timeline...

State's housing woes continue

  House prices have risen - and they're going to continue to do so, according to a new report. Released by the University of Tasmania's Housing and Community Research Unit, it reveals...

Alleged Risdon escapee collared

A 35-year-old man is back in custody after allegedly fleeing Risdon Prison on Thursday morning. Police swarmed on Hobart's eastern shore, aided in the search for the man by the Westpac...

Hobart house prices skyrocket once again

Hobart's house prices have jumped once again, according to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data.   Tasmania's average house price sat at $576,200 in the June quarter.    In Hobart houses spiked another...

Inspirational Ariarne visits old school

  Coming back to Launceston feels like visiting an old friend, according to Launceston-born Ariarne Titmus. Having moved to Queensland with her family to further her swimming career, she says while Brisbane...

Super ship steaming home

Australia's new icebreaker, in Hobart in around a month's time, is expected to inject around $30 million a year into the Tasmanian economy Tasmanian Shipping Supplies has won the provedoring contract...

Police search for NW quad bike thieves

The hunt is still on for whoever stole all-terrain vehicles from a regional property at Montumana near Rocky Cape at the weekend. Police investigating the theft say it happened sometime between...

Foodie festival bound for Launceston

Image: Facebook   A new food festival is bound for Launceston next month. Titled North, the festival runs from October 13 - 17 across local hospitality venues. The festival is a collaboration between Eat...

Idea for Ashley to be adult prison

Ashley Youth Detention Centre in Deloraine converting into an adult prison for Tasmania's north is under government consideration. Having decided too many years of toxicity have swirled around the centre, the...