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Two more stood down over public service sex abuse claims

Two more Tasmanian public servants have been stood down pending investigations into sexual abuse allegations, adding to a growing list in recent months. The accusations, against employees in the state's north, have been referred to police...

Tributes for boy killed in truck crash

Relatives of a four-year-old boy who died after being struck by a garbage truck in northern Tasmania say he was the greatest gift of all. Bronson Williams was riding his bike on the street outside his...

Man to front court over alleged child abduction

A man accused of child abduction and assault in Tasmania's far north west will be back in the Burnie Magistrates Court on Friday. A primary-school-aged girl was injured in the alleged incident at the Montagu Campground...

Longford hoon busted

An unlicensed Longford man is in serious hot water over alleged Australia Day hooning. Police have seized the 25-year-old's unregistered motorbike for six months, after clocking him at 161 kilometres an hour in a 60 zone...

Risdon Brook Park to reopen

The long-awaited reopening of Hobart's Risdon Brook Park will take place on Friday after what Taswater describes as significant restoration and improvement works. The popular area was hit by multiple wet weather and storm events last...

Child killed in truck collision

A four-year-old boy has died after being hit by a garbage truck while riding his bicycle in Launceston this afternoon. Police have confirmed the child couldn't be revived at the scene. The incident occurred at about 12:15pm...

Beaconsfield gold revival

Beaconsfield mine in Northern Tasmania (AAP Image/Ross Marsden) Gold exploration is set to resume at Northern Tasmania's Beaconsfield mine. It's been a bumpy ride for the well-known pit which still holds an estimated $1.26 billion worth of the...

Nuts about hazelnuts? This festival is for you

Australia's first ever hazelnut festival is happening in the state's north next month. The Meander Valley Hazelnut Festival will celebrate the arrival of this year's harvest at Hazelbrae Hazelnut Farm in Hagley on February 7. After two...

Commsec ranks Tassie on top - again

Tasmania's coronavirus success story is believed to be part of the reason for another nation-leading ranking in the Commsec State of the States economic snapshot. Population growth is 86 per cent above the decade average here,...

Huge crowds protest 'Invasion Day'

It's estimated a record crowd turned out for the Invasion Day demonstration at Hobart's Parliament Lawns on Tuesday.  A minute's silence was following by numerous speeches by indigenous advocates calling for the date of Australia Day...