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Pandemic death toll up to 71

A woman in her late 80s in the state's north is the latest Tasmanian to fall victim to coronavirus. Her death takes the overall number of pandemic fatalities here to 71. Public Health has recorded 723 new...

Tasmania Covid-19 death toll reaches 70

Another Tasmanian has died of Covid-19. A man in his 90's has passed away in the south of the state, taking the toll to 70 since the pandemic began. The news follows 782 new cases recorded overnight. The...

Investigations launched into two separate footy incidents

Tasmania Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged incident in the North West. Ambulance Tasmania and local officers were called the West Park Football Oval in Burnie on May 21st, during the match between Penguin...

Portable stove explodes in Devonport home

Tasmania Fire Service say a portable gas stove explosion should serve as a safety reminder. Crews were called to a private home in Devonport at around 2.30pm yesterday, following reports of an explosion. There was a power...

Wilkie romps home before 8pm

Victoria Jones/PA Wire The odds for Scott Morrison holding onto power after Saturday's election had blown out to $8 by 9pm, Labor pulling ahead with nearly half of the nation's total vote counted at that point.  Electoral...

Tasmania records 962 new Covid-19 cases

Coronavirus numbers have remained steady overnight. Public Health is reporting 962 new cases today, compared to 967 yesterday and 1,076 the day before. 617 people are being monitored under the [email protected] program, with five people being helped...

Investigations continue into reported Devonport stealing

Devonport Police are looking for two young men off the back of reported stealing in the CBD. Two males (believed to be youths) entered a King Street store yesterday afternoon, allegedly removing an amount of cash...

Drivers urged to slow down in road works zones

Tasmania Police have slammed the behaviour of a number of drivers in the Southern Midlands. A 34-year-old has been stopped and fined after being clocked driving at more than 40km/hr over the speed limit at Jericho. The...

Man dies in serious Newstead crash

A serious crash in state's north has claimed the life of a motorcyclist. Police and emergency services were called to Newstead shortly after 7.10pm last night, following reports of a single vehicle incident. Initial investigations indicate a...

Maverick's Tasmanian debut

Top Gun Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 blockbuster, has advance screenings at Village Cinemas in Hobart and Launceston this Wednesday night, May 25th. Its official premiere is Thursday with Devonport and Burnie also screening the...