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Soward charge

Launceston's Deputy Mayor Rob Soward has been summonsed to appear in the magistrates court in July on a charge of using a carriage service to harass another person. The offence is alleged to have happened in...

Dole anger

Jacqui Lambie's on board with the federal government's crack down on asylum seekers on the dole living here without applying for visas. It's claimed $500 million is being swallowed up in welfare by overseas arrivals who...

TasTAFE boss departs

TasTAFE will run with an Acting Chief Exexecutive Officer after Stephen Conway steps aside following he and another executive being the subject of an Intergrity Commission investigation. After the Premier told him that he would not...

Last appeal for Neill-Fraser

Susan Neill-Fraser, who's serving a 23-year sentence for murdering her partner, will today commence a last-ditch appeal to the Tasmanian Supreme Court. 65-year-old Bob Chappell's body has never been found after he went missing from the...

Hobart fire reveals cannabis growing operation

  A 51 year old Austins Ferry man is under arrest after a shed fire exposed an alleged cannabis growing operation in Hobart's Northern suburbs. Authorities raced to the Amaroo Road property at 630 this morning to...

Hobart man sentenced to 28 years jail

A 75 year old Hobart man has been sentenced to 25 years jail, for the 2015 shooting murder of his 37 year old wife. Klaus Dieter Neubert, shot Olga Neubert dead as she sat in the...

Right to die

Another try at legalising voluntary euthanasia is happening this week in Tasmania's parliament and aged care provider Southern Cross Care's expressed it feels let down by not having been approached for a say. A similar attempt...

Don't get stung

You are being cautioned against finding yourself caught out of pocket by yet another dubious online retail tactic. It revolves around a Denmark based company branded as LuxStyle in Australia, which seems to be gathering names...

Oceans research centre opens

The science world's understanding of the southern oceans is set to expand. CSIRO's new Centre for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research - or CSHOR - is now open and will study oceans from the tropics to Antarctica...

Tasmanian spending leads the nation

Tasmania's record run of spending growth is continuing. New figures from CommSec reveal spending across the national economy was flat throughout April, however Tasmania bucked the result to be up by 0.5%. Chief Economist, Craig James, said...