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Country Club Estate a step closer

Federal Group is celebrating a win after Meander Valley Council agreed to consider a planning amendment which would allow the new 400 million dollar Country Club Estate to be built. Should it get the final tick...

Tenant assistance extended

The scheme protecting tenants from losing their property for non payment of rent is to now run until January 31st. The moratorium means that tenants cannot be evicted for any reason until the end of January,...

Man goes missing in Hobart's north

  UPDATE 8AM Thursday: Police advise Mr Harradine was found safe and well overnight. EARLIER: Police are seeking public information to locate 51-year-old Richard Damien Harradine, who's now been missing for more than a week.  Police and family...

Just give the letters back

Police are investigating the theft of a post box for letters to Santa at Hobart's Document Management Tasmania. The specially marked postage box bolted to concrete was ripped out from the Montrose business on Sunday. Document Management...

Tas looks to judge-only court trials

A general view of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in Hobart, Wednesday, August 14, 2019. (AAP Image/Ethan James) Tasmania is moving to introduce judge-only criminal trials due to a backlog of court cases and coronavirus restrictions. Attorney-General...

New Town, Ogilvie going co-ed

A parent at Hobart's New Town High School is welcoming news the state's last two single-sex public schools are going co-ed in 2022. Ogilvie Girls High School is the other institution affected by the change. Education Minister...

Fish frenzy over escapees

A fish farming campaigner wants a full EPA probe into yesterday morning's mass Huon Acquaculture salmon escape due to an electrical fire in one of its D'Entrecasteux Channel pens.  Huon has spun the incident as good...

Rising star of Tasmanian golf

Mackenzie Wilson has claimed the women's Tasmanian Amateur Golf Championship in Launceston by 10 shots from Sarah Johnstone. 17 year old Mackenzie from Hobart will next play in the equivalent competition in Victoria. "This tournament, there were...

Weed infused gummy bears

Three people have been charged with drug-related offences after cannabis oil infused gummy bears - yes, you read that correctly - were seized by Tasmania Police from the Burnie Mail Centre. Last Friday police conducted an...

"Tasmanians should ready themselves"

Premier Peter Gutwein is committing to a high-level Commission of Inquiry into abuse in state institutions, following intense pressure from Labor, the Greens, unions and victims groups.  Monday's announcement came after the Premier was briefed on...