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Embattled councillor no-show

Kingborough's Mayor says he's disappointed a councillor who was due to apologise for bad behaviour at Monday night's meeting didn't show up. Councillor Paula Wriedt's code of conduct complaint against David...

Cradle Ghost Authority: Burnie bails

Burnie City Council is withdrawing from the Cradle Coast Authority, as it grapples to get on top of financial woes. In announcing the decision, Mayor Steve Kons said remaining in the...

April climate summary

The Bureau of Meteorology has crunched the numbers on Tasmania's weather experienced in April. It found conditions drier and warmer top temps than average in the north east, minimum temperatures higher...

Armed hold-up at Lighthouse Hotel

Police are investigating an aggravated armed robbery at Ulverstone's Lighthouse Hotel on Sunday night. It's a understood a male wearing dark clothing approached the pub's gaming lounge bar at about 9:20pm,...

Happy ending for missing walkers

Two bushwalkers who went missing on the Forestier Peninsula east of Hobart are safe and well. The Westpac helicopter was sent to the Fazackerly Range near Murdunna, after the men aged...

Teen accused of murder

The death of a man in the Royal Hobart Hospital on Saturday following an alleged assault at Sorell has seen a 19-year-old local man charged with murder. The teenager was detained...

Gutwein claims victory

Tasmania's Liberal leader has claimed victory in the state election, although yet to officially secure a parliamentary majority. The party is on track to win at least 12 of the 13...

Bubble not burst yet

Tasmanian and New Zealand Health officials will meet on Wednesday to discuss any possible implications of a new coronavirus case at Auckland airport. It comes only a day before the first...

Aus monitoring AstraZeneca concerns

The Morrison Government is now considering next steps in regard to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine rollout, after the UK began offering people aged under 30 an alternative formula.  It comes after...

Brisbane locations deemed high risk

Queensland has recorded one new locally acquired case of coronavirus. A man from the Moreton Bay region is a close contact of a 26-year-old Brisbane man, who has also tested positive. Results...