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Fight against wombat mange continues

University of Tasmania researchers are hopeful of a breakthrough in the battle against a deadly wombat mange that's all but wiped out wild populations in a northern national park. A previous treatment involved medication dabbed on...

Scottsdale surprise: low snow

A road weather alert is out for snow down to 500 metres for Tasmania's West and Central Plateaus, but the white stuff is apparently falling further afield as well. There's a covering on lower peaks south...

Smokey Moonah blaze

Investigations into the cause of an early-morning workshop fire that's covered parts of Hobart's north in smoke are due to get underway on Wednesday. "The fire was extinguished in three hours and crews remain on scene...

Tired and drunk driver caused fatal crash: Coroner

A Coroner has found a man who hit and killed a Kings Meadows man in a horror crash in 2016 had slept for less than three hours the night before the fatal collision. 53-year-old David Alan...

Pill testing support reaction

Some within Hobart City Council are wondering why its attention is being consumed by peripheral topics traditionally outside the core functions of local government. The latest example was a vote last night which now sees council...

Snow, possible hail incoming

Tasmania is bracing for another icy blast of weather. Authorities are asking for bushwalkers to exercise extreme caution, after last week's dramatic rescue operations around Cradle Mountain. Snowfalls are expected for areas as low as 400 metres...

Body at Strahan

Police don't believe there are any suspicious circumstances in the death of a man on the west coast. They're paying tribute to a member of the public who found the 51-year-old face down in the water...

Hobart's pill test vote

New ground is set to be broken when Hobart City Council takes a vote tonight on whether to adopt a pro-pill testing stance for music festivals and other events. Councillor Holly Ewin has championed the idea...

Wilkie presses the Federal Government on health

Andrew Wilkie has pressed the Morrison Government about what he's dubbed Tasmania's health investment fraud. In Question Time, the member for Clark referred to independent analysis which found since 2014 the Tasmanian Government's redirected 1.6 billion...

Wind farm dispute

Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam says recent criticism of a proposed wind farm for Tasmania’s North West is not based on facts. Greens Leader Richard Di Natale has joined former leader Bob Brown in raising concern...