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Veteran tells his story

There is more evidence suggesting failings in the culture around human resources in Australia's Defence Force. At the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide in Hobart, William McCann has detailed his mental health struggle resulting...

TasRail calls out idiots for National Rail Safety Week

Video: From a TasRail on-train video, filmed at Ulverstone. A number of near misses involving trains and vehicles at North-West Coast rail crossings is being highlighted by TasRail this week during National Rail Safety Week. TasRail senior...

No charges to come from footy incident

No-one will be charged over an incident during a Coastal football match in May in which a player suffered a cardiac arrest.   The NWFL match between the Burnie Dockers and Penguin at West Park on May...

DVA "monster in the room": widow

Aussie army widow Madonna Paul says she has endured many "cruel and inhumane" acts by the Department of Veterans' Affairs since the suicide of her husband Michael. Among the stings is a "bizarre law" triggered by...

Emergency services run traffic sting in the Central Highlands

(Image Supplied: Tasmania Police) A number of drivers have been nabbed in a multi-agency traffic operation in the Central Highlands. Tasmania Police's Bridgewater Division was joined by Southern Road Policing Services, Marine Division, and the Dog Handlers...

Second tug lift likely for Tuesday

Photo: Peter Sayers The second of two tugs sunk in the Mersey River in January when they were rammed by the bulk cement carrier Goliath will most likely be salvaged on Tuesday.   The York Cove was successfully...

455 new Covid-19 cases in Tasmania

Tasmania seems to be weathering the winter wave of Covid-19, with case numbers continuing to fall. Public Health is reporting 455 new infections in the past 24 hours. The figures a drop from 527 yesterday, and 651...

Commission resumes in Hobart

AAP image/Andrew Corke A woman whose husband took his own life after a decade serving in the air force will give evidence at the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide about the lack of mental...

First tug salvaged from Mersey River

Photo: Rob Burnett The first of two tugs which have been sitting on the bottom of the Mersey River since January has been successfully lifted out of the water.   The York Cove and the Campbell Cove were...

State test clinics to screen for more illnesses

Tasmania's PCR labs will be expanding services this week, to offer more protection for local communities. From Tuesday August 9, laboratories will be testing swabs for Covid-19, as well as Influenza A, Influenza B and Respiratory...