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Man's body found in Hobart CBD

Mystery still surrounds the discovery of a man's body near the Royal Hobart Hospital early this morning. Early advice from a pathologist is the deceased man in his 40’s had not been victim of an assault. The...

Potential abattoir saviour

The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association is optimistic a new operator will be found for the Devonport abattoir. The Tasmanian Government is holding crisis talks in Launceston tomorrow after JBS Australia announced it's pulling out in...

Schools out early on Wednesday

Time's running out for parents and carers at 65 Tasmanian schools to make other arrangements as teachers and other public servants prepare for industrial action at 3 pm tomorrow. A dispute over the government's pay rise...

Mystery TattsLotto winner

A Launceston TattsLotto ticket buyer is nearly half a million dollars richer after taking out a share of the Saturday night division 1 draw. It was bought at Mowbray NewXpress and Lotto, with the prize yet...

National apology to victims of child sexual abuse

Hundreds of survivors have come to Canberra today to hear a national apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse exposed in a royal commission. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia must acknowledge the long...

Burned cop's condition improves

Colleagues of injured Tasmania Police officer Darren Hopkins are welcoming more positive medical reports this morning. His condition has been upgraded from critical to serious but stable in the Royal Hobart's intensive care unit. The Inspector bravely...

Bushwalkers pan Cradle bus change

There are concerns bushwalkers could literally be left out in the cold by new arrangements in place at Cradle Mountain National Park.  In a move criticised by Bushwalking Tasmania, cars are now banned from the Dove...

Man suffers severe burns in plane crash

A 52-year-old Launceston man has suffered severe burns in a single engine light plane crash near Hagley in the state's north. Police and emergency services were called to the scene near Westwood Road at Hagley at...

Man accused of cruise attempted murder

A Queensland man has been accused of trying to throw his partner off a cruise ship near Hobart. 46-year-old David James Fysh allegedly had an "altercation" with his partner on the cruise ship Radiance of the...

Fish still on the menu

Tasmania's health department says fish caught around Hobart Airport are still safe to eat, after Airservices Australia released a report into firefighting foam found in drainage areas. There's controversy on whether PFAS chemicals can impact on...