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Safety watchdog called in on chronic ramping

The Health and Community Services Union is calling in Tasmania's workplace safety authority over chronic ambulance ramping. They've alerted Worksafe Tasmania to the conditions being faced by paramedics and other staff as they deal with the...

Hit and run mystery

Nearly five months on from a fatal hit and run on the Midland Highway north of Hobart, police are renewing calls for information, with a killer driver still at large. 30-year-old Claremont man Gary John Hayes...

AMA Tasmania welcomes summit

The Australian Medical Association Tasmania has welcomed the summit scheduled in June to discuss the crisis in the Emergency Department of the Royal Hobart Hospital, but says more thanjust money needs to be allocated to...

Easter Tuesday holiday slammed

The state’s peak business body is labelling today's public holiday "bizarre" and is calling for consistency across the board. It's sparked debate about whether we should all be working on Easter Tuesday, or eating leftover chocolate...

Police investigate utility theft

Over the Easter weekend, three John Deere Gator Utility Vehicles were stolen from Midland Tractors at Montrose. Tasmania Police says the total value of the stolen vehicles is in excess of $50,000. The Glenorchy Criminal Investigation...

Airport's green tick

Hobart Airport is a step closer to carbon neutrality after meeting a key benchmark. Lighting upgrades, including low-consumption LEDs in the terminal and on the runway, and diverting waste from landfill have seen it attain level...

Folau's fate to be decided soon

Israel Folau's future in Australian rugby may be decided within two weeks after his code of conduct hearing was set down for May 4. The Wallabies superstar has been charged with a high-level code of conduct...

Freycinet Master Plan rejected

Hundreds of people attended a community meeting at Coles Bay on the state's east coast to discuss the State Government’s Freycinet Master Plan this morning. The Freycinet Action Network says a Revised Draft Freycinet Peninsula Master...

Two waterfall accidents

A Devonport woman is in the Royal Hobart Hospital after falling off a waterfall in the central highlands. In a daytripper's nightmare, police say the 45-year-old was visiting Parsons Falls near Lake Mackenzie with her family...

Murder arrest in Turner case

Police are continuing appeals for anyone who has information on the murder of a young Gagebrook father to come forward, despite a major development in the case. A 30-year-old Gagebrook man arrested at Fingal on Friday...