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Bowen hoon busted

A BMW is in the Tasmania Police impound lot after its driver took things too far in Hobart's north early on Friday morning. Police allege they clocked the white M2 at...

Retail up in Tasmania

Cash registers are ringing in Tasmania. The state's retail turnover rose 0.4% seasonally adjusted for April on the previous month in new ABS data. Food, clothing and electrical goods were some of...

Ellis returns to state parliament

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission has confirmed Liberal Felix Ellis will be sworn into the House of Assembly, following a countback in Braddon. It was triggered by the shock resignation of controverisal...

Man arrested following four hour standoff

A 37-year-old man has been arrested following an armed standoff with police in the state's north west. Police were called to a home in Arthur Street, Ocean Vista at around midnight...

Doctors hopeful on health push

The Australian Medical Association is taking a wait-and-see approach on the Liberals' ambitious elective surgery plans. Health Minister Jeremy Rockliff has announced a taskforce which will oversee the hiring of 180...

Anti-golliwog gathering

(Photo of golliwogs for sale at Richmond) Tasmania's golliwog debate isn't over, with a gathering outside Clarence City Council today (Wednesday) expressing grievances at the actions of Brendan Blomeley. The pro-golliwog Alderman...

NSW locations declared "high-risk" by Tas Health

Victoria's coronavirus cluster is now threatening to impact New South Wales, after confirmation an infected person with the highly infectious Indian variant visited several sites in the state's south. It's prompted...

Fundraising campaign to help "heartbroken" family

The older sister of a teenager, who died after a motorbike crash in Newnham on Thursday, has set up a GoFundMe page in support of his family. 17-year-old Kane Leary's life...

Early Tasman works underway

A protective gravel cushion weighing some 2000 tonnes is now in place on the Tasman Highway as authorities work towards dropping huge rocks perched in Paradise Gorge. The road's snap closure...

Home values still zooming

Hobart's median home value has nearly hit $575,000, up 3.2% in one month in CoreLogic's latest report. It represents the largest property value rise of Australia's capitals in May, and delivers...