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Spring snow ramping up

Tasmania's typically volatile spring weather is living up to its reputation, with snow falling in the Central Highlands and on Hobart's Mt Wellington, although warmer ground temperatures are accelerating the...

Four held over alleged kidnapping

Three men and a woman are in custody and will face a Magistrate on Thursday morning over an alleged kidnapping at Devonport. Police allege the four northwest coasters kidnapped a 33-year-old...

Divided visions for Domain House

What happens at Hobart's Domain House and its extensive gardens still has two very different visions hanging over it. UTAS is looking to construct new buildings and car-parking on the site...

Here's a climate change for you

There will be little relief from wild and woolly conditions around the state until into the weekend.  Locations including Strahan, Devonport, Scottsdale and the Bass Strait Islands are in the firing...

Tassie contenders hot to trot

Devonport para-athlete Deon Kenzie is in the Middle East gearing up for his biggest event of the year. He's among the Tasmanian contingent at this year's IPC World Championships in Dubai,...

Boil water alert for eastern shore

Some suburbs east of Hobart are on boil water alerts after faecal bacteria was detected in Lauderdale reservoir. Taswater says routine sampling found E.Coli, with a precautionary alert in place until...

Zeehan bike trail

The West Coast's ambition of becoming a mountain biking destination is taking shape, with a new track near Zeehan now completed. The Oonah Hill track was funded from some of the...

RHH helipad testing

Testing of the Royal Hobart Hospital's K-Block helipad has started with the rescue chopper christening the soon to be operational facility. Project Director, Ben Moloney says aeromedical helicopter retrieval will soon...

Westbury man missing

Police are concerned for the welfare of a Westbury man who hasn't been seen since 8am on Monday.  85-year-old Geoffrey Frank Trezise is believed to have remained in northern Tasmania. He's of...

Facebook's floral faux pas

A public relations drive by Facebook has hit an awkward juncture, with the social media giant potentially in hot water for breaching quarantine. Clark Independent Andrew Wilkie says he's been sent...