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Armed hold-up attempt in motorbike gear

The hunt is on for an armed intruder after an incident in Hobart's north last night (Thursday). Police say a man wearing a helmet and white motorcycle clothing with orange writing turned up at a property...

Targa Tasmania death

Police have named the Targa Tasmania competitor killed in a crash on the Lyell Highway today (Friday) as Shane Navin from New South Wales. The 68 year old died near Double Barrel Creek at around 10am...

Spiteful A-League draw in Launceston

Western United coach Mark Rudan (AAP Image/Dean Lewins)  Ten-man Western United have held Wellington Phoenix at bay to earn a 1-1 draw and move within touching distance of the A-League's top six. With the match delicately poised,...

Man dies in Huon Highway crash

A 39-year-old man has died in a single vehicle crash on the Huon Highway, south of Hobart Emergency services were called to the incident just south of Huonville at about 7:30 last night, but the driver...

Hettie Adams' latest honour

Millions of eyes and ears will be on a young Tasmanian chosen to perform the national anthem at the Collingwood / Essendon Anzac Day match. Former cornet player for the Glenorchy Brass Band, Hettie Adams has...

Orange-bellied Parrot progress

A bumper breeding season for Orange-bellied Parrots at Tasmania's Melaleuca is being celebrated. 192 birds were counted ahead of their migration to the mainland for the colder months, highest number since monitoring began in the early...

Man shot outside Launceston home

A man is recovering in hospital after being shot outside a home in Invermay. It's the latest in a spate of gun crime incidents that have rocked Launceston this year. Police say the 52-year-old man sustained serious...

Hobart-Auckland flights begin

  Direct flights between Tasmania and New Zealand have officially returned after a 23-year hiatus, as part of the newly established trans-Tasman travel bubble. An Air New Zealand service from Auckland touched down in Hobart at about...

New ferry to ease Bruny woes

Bruny Islanders and holidaymakers are being assured a newly-launched ferry will help address frustrating bottlenecks at the popular southern destination. The Parrabah, constructed by Hobart shipbuilder Richardson Devine Marine, was officially launched at Kettering on Wednesday...

Hydrogen hub plans for Bell Bay

Bell Bay Advanced Manufacturing Zone has welcomed news the Federal Government will fund several hydrogen hubs around regional Australia, including at Bell Bay. $275 million is being put towards the project as part of the upcoming...