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Police hunt tyre slashers

Police are appealing for tip-offs over a tyre-slashing spree south of Hobart over the long weekend. Tyres were knifed on 22 vehicles between Waratah Street in Kingston and Pearsall Avenue in Blackmans Bay on Saturday night,...

A wet week ahead for northern Tasmania

We are being warned to have our umbrellas at the ready as wet weather approaches Tasmania tomorrow. Lizzie Donovan from the Bureau of Meteorology says northern Tasmania is looking soggy, with Launceston expected to cop 20...

Tasmania's overwhelmed health

Three week old correspondence from the nurses union, the Health Minister is accused of only responding to an hour before parliament sat this morning, has been part of another attempt to have him removed. The letter...

Biker killed at Spreyton

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a utility in northwest Tasmania early on Tuesday.  Police say Kelsey Tier Road will be closed at Spreyton while the scene is investigated.  "At 6.50am, police attended a two...

Dirt bike rider critical

The 14 year old dirt biker who hit a barbed wire fence at North Scottsdale yesterday morning remains on the critical list in hospital. He's being treated for a head injury, plus fractures to the face...

Garwood, a star is reborn

Tasmanian musical theatre performer and radio personality Matt Garwood has been offered a plum profile-raising job on the latest episode of The Voice. The 30 year old, who had a hit album called the Tattooed Tenor...

Launceston smash

A man could be facing serious charges after an apparently alcohol-fuelled smash in Launceston early on Sunday.  Police arrested the male, aged in his mid to early 20s, after his car ploughed through signage into a...

Tassies on honours list

More than 1200 Australians have received Queen’s Birthday honours. The list ranges from actors such as Hugh Jackman and Eric Bana, to sport stars like Johnathon Thurston and Francis Sedgman. Former PM Kevin Rudd and ABC Chair...