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Charges laid over house fire

A woman is facing charges following a house fire in West Moonah last night. Just before midnight, the Tasmania Fire Service and police were called to a house fire on Sixth Avenue. The fire was contained to...

Hands off Tas equality laws

Tasmania has sent a message to the Morrison Government, it won't abide its intended new laws around freedom of religious expression. The state own's anti-discrimination laws would be weakened by the Commonwealth's rules, which the state's...

Life's good for Tas kids

A Student Wellbeing survey's found Tasmania's kids are largely feeling pretty okay with life. Of the 28,000 students surveyed from year 4 to 12, 80% feel good about the future, 87% feel safe at school, but...

Ice pipe crackdown

A loophole allowing pipes used to smoke the drug ice to be legally sold is to be closed by the Tasmanian government. It is bringing its law change into parliament today which would see a fine...

Man pleads not guilty to escape charges

A man who allegedly fled Burnie's Police Station last month and then tried to leave the state has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the alleged incident. 26-year-old Braydon William Stanley pleaded not guilty via...

International Restart a Heart Day

Today is Restart a Heart Day, which encourages more Australians to learn the signs of cardiac arrest and how to perform life-saving resuscitation.   Each year in Australia about 20-thousand people have a cardiac arrest out of...

Cruise ship season commences

A visit by the Majestic Princess to start the cruise ship season has brought three and a half thousand passengers into Hobart and now into Port Arthur today. 65 ships are scheduled to call into the...

Family friendly Hobart Tennis International

With just another six weeks until entries for January's Hobart Tennis International close, organisers are eager to see sporting stars return to the state. The calibre of talent is currently a work in progress, but tournament...

TasTAFE campus to close

Launceston CBD's TasTAFE campus is set to close down. The vocational education provider has confirmed its consolidation to nearby Alanvale, where it plans to upgrade facilities and equipment. There's no specific timeline in place for the closure...

Concerns held for missing man

Family and police are concerned for the welfare of a 33-year-old man who hasn't been seen since the end of last month. William Song, who also goes by the name of Jasper Nemo, was last in...