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Bob Brown Foundation protest at McKay

Operations at one of Tasmania's largest timber mills were at a standstill on Monday morning after 27 anti-logging protesters descended on the premises at Bridgewater. Police made eight arrests at McKay...

Booze, bullets in Hamilton sting

A number of motorists and deer hunters are in hot water after a Tasmania Police operation in the Central Highlands township of Hamilton.  Transport safety officers also took part in the...

Man in hospital after serious motorbike crash

A 46-year-old Newnham man remains in a serious condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital following a serious single motorbike crash on the Zeehan Highway. Inspector Steven Jones said the crash happened...

Glenorchy mayor confirms state tilt

Glenorchy Mayor Kristie Johnston has announced she's running as an Independent in the next state election in the seat of Clark. She says if elected she would be staunchly independent and...

Appeal for more time on euthanasia

There's a plea to put the brakes on legalising voluntary assisted dying. Tasmania's lower house of parliament sits from Tuesday and its expected there will be debate on euthanasia laws sometime...

Vic high risk declaration removed despite new cases

Victoria has broken its six-day run of no cases of coronavirus with two new locally acquired infections. The people are primary close contacts of pre-existing cases, and are already in quarantine. About...

Tas police took 10 years to charge Griffin

A Tasmania Police review of its own response to a notorious Launceston General Hospital worker is now public. Now-deceased alleged sexual predator James Geoffrey Griffin boasted in online forums of drugging...

Nursing home in spotlight ahead of commission findings

Support's being offered to workers at a northern Tasmanian nursing home engulfed by allegations of mismanagement and understaffing. The Health and Community Services Union has lashed management at Southern Cross Care's...

Leslie Vale house destroyed

Fire caused by an electrical fault in a home office destroyed a Leslie Vale house, south of Hobart. At around 10.30 this morning (Thursday), crews rushed to the Parkdale Drive address...

Calls to shut down Ashley Youth Detention Centre

A leading Tasmanian prisoner advocate is calling for Ashley Youth Detention Centre to be shut down, describing it as "a graduate program" for Risdon Prison. A formal review into the centre...