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Snow falls in areas ravaged by bushfires

A summer snow surprise that's enchanted guests at the Great Lake Hotel in Tasmania's Central Plateau isn't thought likely to return any time soon. It was due to a cold front crossing last night which also...

Human remains found in the state's south

Remains found in bushland in southern Tasmania are believed to belong to a missing man last seen nearly six years ago. Acting on the advice from a group of bushwalkers who stumbled across bones and camping...

Wet roads a factor in crashes

There's a plea for drivers to pay attention to road conditions after multiple smashes in the state's north and northwest on Tuesday, including one fatality. The state's road toll rose to 2 for the year, when...

Man rescued from Tasmania's popular Totem Pole

A 26-year-old man remains in a stable condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital after being winched to safety from one of Tasmania's popular rockclimbing areas. Around 8pm last night police from Marine and Rescue Services and...

Another ship cancels

Burnie's cruise ship season has taken another blow as savage weather prevented the Pacific Eden from visiting this morning. The ship had come from South Australia's Kangaroo Island but bypassed Burnie to head straight onto Melbourne. Kirk...

Deadly Longford smash

A woman is dead and a truck driver is in hospital after a horror smash at Longford on Tuesday morning.   Police were called to a head-on collision between a red Kia van and the medium-rigid truck...

Fire threat downgraded, parks reopen

Tuesday morning saw a big development in Tasmania's bushfire crisis, with the 55,000-hectare Great Pine Tier fire downgraded to no alert level. It's welcome news after low cloud and sleet hampered firefighting in the area. The fire,...

Market embroiled in gender laws row

Hobart City Council has apologised for pamphlets against proposed law changes around gender making their way into Saturday's Salamanca Market, referring to them as anti-transgender. Women Speak is opposed to the laws which include the removal...

Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday might go

  There is talk of potentially not having the Royal Hobart Regatta Public Holiday Monday anymore. As the final day of the Regatta wraps up, organisers say they are looking at ways of sustaining and building the...

Brooks quits

Embattled Hodgman Government MP Adam Brooks is quitting parliament. He's told Tasmania Talks he'll no longer be the Member for Braddon as of close of business Tuesday, after visiting the Governor and Premier Will Hodgman on...