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Tassie tourist spot among digital upgrades

The airwalk at the the Tahune Forest Reserve in 2014 before the devastating bushfires (AAP Image/Tourism Tasmania)  A popular Tasmanian tourist spot is among 51 areas set to receive improved mobile...

Police warning after marine tragedy

A report will be prepared for the coroner after a man drowned at Deviot in wild conditions yesterday. Police are issuing an urgent reminder about marine safety after the 66-year-old was...

UTAS now 303rd best globally

The University of Tasmania has improved its place in the latest global Quacquarelli Symonds rankings rising to equal 303rd, from 308 the previous year year. Other regional universities which did better...

Launceston's co-located private hospital a step closer

The state government has signed off on an agreement with Calvary Health Care to deliver a private hospital next to the Launceston General Hospital. The Memorandum of Understanding paves the way...

Glenorchy contender pulls out

The race for the vacant Glenorchy mayoral position is narrowing, with confirmation alderman Steven King is pulling out of the race to support Bec Thomas' tilt for the top job.  “I’ve...

Tas drug trade smashed

A Queensland based drug syndicate operating in Tasmania has been busted open by police. In Operation Carnegie, Tasmania Police has seized $5.5 million of ice, cocaine and cash for the largest...

Cold front brings downpour

Torrential rains have washed away a Central Highlands road as a flood watch remains current for northwest and central coast river basins. Lake Augusta Road at Liaweenee has been deemed four-wheel...

Police find vehicle wanted after armed hold-up

Launceston police have found the white Ford Courier utility wanted in connection to an armed robbery at the St Leonards supermarket on the weekend. They say it will now be subject to...

Close shave on the Huon

Police are thanking the public for a quick response to a sinking boat on the Huon River on Monday afternoon. An 8-metre wooden sail craft upturned and began sinking; police attended...