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Charges laid over alleged shooting and house fire

A man has been charged in relation to an alleged shooting incident in the State's north. The 25-year-old was arrested following an alleged shoot out with police at Shorewell Park in...

Two in ICU as hospitalisations increase

29 people are in our state's hospitals with COVID-19. 12 people are being treated specifically for their symptoms, 17 are being treated for other medical conditions. Two people are being treated in...

House fire at Elizabeth Town

Two people have been taken to hospital after escaping a fire that engulfed a home in Elizabeth Town early on Wednesday morning Emergency services were called to the house on the...

Shooting suspect in custody

Police are yet to lay charges over a fatal shooting at Bridgewater after arresting the suspect on Tuesday night.  The man was taken into custody without incident over the death of...

COVID-19 cases under investigation at Mersey Community Hospital

Investigations are underway after a Mersey Community Hospital patient tested positive to COVID-19. The patient, in their 60's, started experiencing symptoms while staying in a room of four. Another patient has since...

Covid case numbers jump

Tasmania has seen a jump in case numbers once again - recording 1,310 new positive covid cases in the 24 hour reporting period. 360 positive infections were confirmed by PCR tests,...

Motorcyclist in hospital following Ravenswood crash

Police are investigating a serious single motorbike crash at Ravenswood on Monday night. Emergency services rushed to the scene near Mornington Avenue at around 7:15pm. The male rider, aged in his 30s,...

Man fatally shot at Bridgewater

A manhunt is underway in Hobart's north after a man was fatally shot at Bridgewater overnight. Police were called to a Douglas Drive residence just before 1 on Tuesday morning but...

Incat ferry for South Korea

Incat Tasmania's revealed it's won a major contract to build a fast ferry for South Korea, Construction of the 76 metre vessel has already started and it is on track to...

Nyrstar seeking $350m upgrade at Lutana

The future of Hobart's Nyrstar zinc smelter and more than 600 jobs appear secure as the company eyes a $350 million revamp of its 100-year-old cell house at Lutana. A planning...