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Cold Rock robbery

Authorities are investigating an armed robbery at an ice cream shop in Launceston last night. The male offender entered the Cold Rock Ice Creamery on Charles Street at around 9pm carrying...

Chinese takeover of Bellamy's

A Launceston success story is being bought out by a Chinese company. The Foreign Investment Review Board has given the takeover of Tasmanian infant formula marketer Bellamy's the green light, with...

Hamilton salmon farm gets tick of approval

Seafood giant Tassal's plan for 46 million dollar salmon hatchery in Tasmania's Central Highlands has been approved by the Environmental Protection Authority. The facility would be built between between Ouse and...

Tasmania's best cars

Motoring bodies across the country including Tasmania's RACT have released their list of Australia's best cars. More than 180 vehicles were put through their paces against criteria including value for money,...

Property fires keep crews busy

A home owner's facing a sizeable damage bill after a house in Hobart's north burned down. Multiple triple zero calls alerted crews to the fire on Celtic Place at Gagebrook around...

Man in hospital with head wound

A 43-year-old man from NSW is in custody following an alleged serious assault at Rosny this morning. Shortly after 7am, police say they received information of a suspicious vehicle parked on...

Residents can trap cats under new laws

A cat crackdown will be phased in around Tasmania over 12 months to give pet owners time to adjust. New laws tabled in State Parliament will allow the trapping and killing...

Jobless rate down

Tasmania's jobless rate has dipped slightly in the latest ABS data. It is still the third worst trend rate in Australia, but at 6.1% for October, it has at least come down...

Spring blast continues

Severe weather's forecast to continue for Tasmania's south, southeast and east coast on Thursday as strong westerlies continue to blow over. No major damage was reported from yesterday's statewide blast. Senior Forecaster...