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Wind farm transport

  The mammoth task of moving 372 individual parts of a new wind farm to the West Coast confronts workers in Burnie. Specialist vehicles will soon begin making the 200 kilometre journey to Zeehan to set up...

Sarah Paino killer back behind bars

Another twist in the story of the teenager behind the death of Sarah Paino - the 19-year-old back behind bars just hours after the revelation of his controversial parole. The Hobart mother was killed in 2016...

Deadly Dover crash

A man in his 80's has died after smashing his station wagon into a tree at Dover in Tasmania's South around 2.30 this afternoon. He crossed onto the wrong side of the Huon Highway just before...

Bank results mixed

Tasmania based MyState is reporting a slight drop in profit last financial year, coming in at $31 million, down $0.5 million on the previous 12 months. Sluggish housing credit growth and lower interest rates are credited...

Missing lady

A search is on for missing woman Glenda Phillips. The 50-year-old was last seen at around 7:30 on Tuesday night in the Devonport area.  At the time she was wearing brown pants and a white coat. Anyone with...

Driver who killed mum Sarah Paino paroled

The unlicensed driver who slammed into pregnant mum Sarah Paino's car in 2016, has been paroled less than four years after the tragedy. The then 15-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, and three friends,...

Another Richmond murder charge

A fourth person's been charged over the death of 22 year old Jarrod Leigh Turner who, in April, was found dead from a shotgun wound at Richmond on Colebrook Road. Today, a murder charge was laid...

West coast jobs windfall

The Riley iron ore mine is to kick into life on Tasmania's West Coast, generating between 80 and 100 new jobs. Venture Minerals has made the announcement after a positive feasibility study and the securing of...

Conditions ease, but snow falls

Strong winds and rain which have battered parts of Tasmania over the last couple of days, are expected to ease today. A severe weather warning for damaging winds has been cancelled, but while it might still...

Bacon leaves politics for "new challenge"

Scott Bacon - Hobart, Thursday, June 14, 2018. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers) After joining the Labor Party in 2010, senior Tasmanian MP Scott Bacon is retiring. The son of former Labor Premier Jim Bacon, the Opposition Treasurer informed...