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Millions awarded to Launceston research centre

A research centre in Launceston has received a multimillion dollar boost. Tasmania's Blue Economy Co-Operative Research Centre, based at the University of Tasmania's Newnham campus, has been awarded $70 million dollars from the Federal Government to...

Protestors return to the Tarkine

Environmental activists have returned to the Sumac Forest in the Tarkine to re-establish a protest camp which was shut down by police only days ago. The Bob Brown Foundation is outraged at plans for logging in...

Rosehaven filming again

Season four of popular TV show Rosehaven has begun shooting in Tasmania today. A runaway hit for Tasmanian comic Luke McGregor who created, writes and stars with collaborator Celia Pacquola, this season the cast will add...

Slain Tasmanian to be flown home

The son of a Tasmanian man shot dead alongside a friend in the Philippines has flown over to bring the body home. 61-year-old former abalone diver Anthony George Wilson, of Margate, and Mila Bailey were killed...

Youth on the loose

A police search is underway for a boy who escaped custody while being transported to the Ashley Youth Detention Centre. 17-year-old Noah McGushin was last seen on Lampton Avenue at Derwent Park just after 3pm yesterday. It's...

UTAS hospitality college to go ahead

A plan for a new hospitality school on Hobart's eastern shore will go ahead. "The University of Tasmania will proceed with a hospitality school as part of a new hotel development at Kangaroo Bay," a UTAS statement said. "The...

Man who smuggled drugs in his undies sentenced

The actions of a man who was found with ecstasy in his underwear at 4am in Hobart Airport, have been described as "immature" and "out of control", by a Supreme Court judge. Samuel Adrian Webb pleaded...

Ashley report storm

There are red faces over black ink not sufficiently blocking out highly unfavourable assessments of Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre. Parts blacked out in a custodial inspector's report can still be seen, where security was found...

Georgetown hopes raised

TEMCO workers at Bell Bay can breathe easy for at least the next five months as operator South32 pushes out it's next update on the manganese smelter's future to next year.    300 jobs are involved...

Mayfield fire rescue

A person's been saved from a burning house in Launceston's Mayfield, carried out her bedroom window by firefighters in the small hours of this morning. She was treated at the scene of the Lawson Street home before being...