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Child abuse material charges

A southern Tasmanian man has faced court charged with uploading child abuse material to multiple social media platforms. A joint state and federal police operation acting on a tip-off from US...

Spate of gun crime prompts police to act

A recent surge in gun crime in Launceston has prompted the establishment of a police task force to tackle the issue. The new team has been set up in Launceston. "Firearms in...

Beaconsfield gold haul on the move

The new owner of the Beaconsfield gold mine has begun processing old tailings. A fleet of half-a-dozen trucks is moving a significant amount of gold-bearing material from the Beaconsfield Wetlands area...

No more free car travel on Spirits

Spirit of Tasmania's ‘bring your car for free’ promotion has ended more than two months ahead of schedule, due to strong take up. The federal government's $6 million boost to the...

Police probe Ridgley fatality

A report will be prepared for the coroner after a single-vehicle fatality at Ridgley in the state's northwest on Thursday evening. A man in his 20s died after his Ford ute...

Charges laid after Launceston robbery

Police have charged a 31-year-old man in relation to a robbery in Launceston on Thursday morning. Just after 8:30am, it's alleged a woman was approached by a man opposite the Morty's...

Waste probe into dairy giant

Australia's largest dairy company is being investigated by the Tasmanian environment watchdog over issues with effluent management. The island state's Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is keen to meet with the owner...

Tassie rents rise: "epic fail"

Hobart's soaring rents have ex-Liberal and Clark Independent candidate Sue Hickey on the warpath with a fresh barrage for her former colleagues.  Domain figures indicate the Capital's house rents rose more...

Serious truck smash in Launceston

A man aged in his mid-30s remains in a serious condition in hospital following a crash between two trucks on the northbound lanes of Launceston's Southern Outlet, shutting it down...

Police charge man after gun fired in public

A 35-year-old East Devonport man has been charged with a number of firearm offences, after a gun was allegedly fired in public. Police received reports of a shooting at Canning Drive...