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Tasmanians recognised in Queen's Birthday honours list

Leaders in a diverse range of professions are among the Tasmanians being recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday honours list. Incoming Governor Barbara Baker is among just five people nationally to...

Man hospitalised from Midland Hwy crash

An elderly man is recovering in hospital in a stable condition following a two vehicle crash on the Midland Highway on Sunday morning. The 80-year-old, who was the sole occupant of...

Probe into midnight blaze

UPDATE 12:12pm Saturday:  Accidental causes are being blamed for a midnight fire which did $80,000 damage to a home south of Hobart. The occupant of a home at Greenhill Drive at Kingston...

Midway Point Solution progress

State and Federal Liberal government politicians have gathered to check out work on the so-called Midway Point Solution, designed to clear a road bottleneck connecting a rapidly growing southeast and...

Long weekend road crackdown

Tasmania Police is launching a blitz on driver behaviour for the Queen's Birthday weekend. Between Friday and Monday they'll be increased patrols on the state's roads, both convert and high visibility.  Acting...

Police swoop on fossil fuel protest

Three climate change protesters will be prosecuted for obstructing the flow of traffic after they blocked off southern Tasmania's main fuel terminal. The trio lay down on the road into Selfs...

Tassie water judged best in the world

An international competition has judged the best water in the world, and it can be found right here in Tasmania. Water from the Rossarden Water Treatment Plant in the Northern Midlands...

Stuck Spirit ferries

Weather has taken a toll on the Spirit of Tasmania which has had hundreds of passengers and animals stuck on board waiting for the Port of Melbourne to reopen. Its twin...

Returned Tassie traveller from Vic dodges quarantine

A construction worker at Hobart's Derwent Entertainment Centre who skipped home quarantine having been in Victoria, has escaped with just a caution. His Tas e-Travel application stated he had simply transitted...