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House destroyed after clothes catch fire

Tasmanians are being warned not to place clothes too close to a heat source, after a home was destroyed in the state's south due to clothing and other flammable items...

Arrest over young mum's death

A man wanted over the death of a young Tasmanian mother has been arrested in Western Sydney. Ricardo Barbaro has been on the run since last Monday, when the body of...

Full hospital operations resume

Tasmania has now gone six days without a new coronavirus case, leaving the infection total on 225, with 30 active cases.  It comes as the virus-hit North West Regional Hospital fully...

Racing trials given go ahead in Tas

Trials in the three racing codes have been given the green light to resume in Tasmania as the state eyes a return to the track next month. The state banned thoroughbred,...

Roadkill rates down

A prominent Tasmanian wildlife carer is noticing a shift in animal injuries being reported to his 24-hour rescue service due to the pandemic. Greg Irons from Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary, near Hobart,...

Sixth gang targeted

Another outlaw motorcycle gang is being banned from wearing colours in Tasmania. From today, the Nomads, who've recently tried to establish a presence in the state, are a prescribed organisation under...

Bike thief sought

Glenorchy detectives are hunting a trailbike thief who made off with a KTM85 model after responding to a Gumtree ad. Police believe offenders contacted the owner and set up a meeting...

New film shines a light on tourism

Destination Southern Tasmania has released a new tourism film, entitled 'Feel Good'. Hype TV's Dave Flower has, with his team, created the film for the tourism industry during the COVID-19 crisis. Alex...

New data shows increased spending

There are positive indications for Tasmania's economy from the latest Commonwealth Bank snapshot of spending compared to a year ago. Over the week to last Friday, Australian spending as a whole...

Lagoon rescue

Two adults and a child are safe and well after being caught out by a rising tide near Clifton Beach east of Hobart on Monday evening.  Police say the trio had...