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Money flowing to events

The Events Minister has used the Hobart waterfront and the backdrop of the Lady Nelson to promote the government's follow through of a $21.5 million dollar funding promise for key...

Richie claims Critérium du Dauphiné

Tassie cyclist Richie Porte has taken out the Tour de France warm-up event, the Critérium du Dauphiné After two previous runner-up efforts, the INEOS Grenadiers rider wasn't seriously challenged as he...

Tassie's Top Tourism Towns revealed

The results of a poll to elect Tasmania's Top Tourism Town for 2021 are in, with Stanley and New Norfolk taking the top honours. Around 10,000 Tasmanians voted in the awards,...

Mine protests continue

More arrests are likely at the site of a controversial tailings dam development in the Tarkine wilderness. Two Bob Brown Foundation activists locked themselves onto an excavator on an access road...

Armed robbers storm local store

A police manhunt is underway for two men behind an armed robbery in Launceston's south east.  Carrying firearms, the pair entered the St Leonards Newsagency and Supermarket at about 4pm yesterday,...

West Hobart wounding

A crime scene has been declared in West Hobart after two males were assaulted at a Hill Street residence on Friday night. One man suffered multiple wounds to his neck and...

Have your say: container refunds

Tasmania remains on track to have a container deposit scheme up and running next year after years of campaigning from environment groups. It would offer a 10-cent refund for eligible drink...

Tas wary of virus mystery

A puzzle has arisen from four new coronavirus infections in Victoria because a Delta strain's emerged, different to Melbourne's other cases It revolves around the Melbourne family which travelled to New...

Longford meat workers back on deck

Relieved workers have returned to Tasmania's largest abattoir in Longford on Friday morning, following the imposed hiatus from a Russian cyber attack on JBS Foods earlier this week. Previously paralysed IT...

Man charged over Burnie standoff

A 37 year old man is facing a number of charges, following a tense four hour standoff with police earlier this week. Officers were called to an Arthur Street property at...