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1 year on from Tassie's first COVID case

Tuesday marks a year since Tasmania's first coronavirus case was identified, and we're being assured the vaccine rollout is proceeding as planned. 1159 Tasmanian front line workers have received their first dose of the Pfizer jab. Health...

Solo walker frozen but unhurt

A hiker is suffering hypothermia but otherwise unharmed after spending the night in the Cradle Mountain Lake St Clair National Park. Police say the Queenslander in her 40s activated an emergency beacon at around 8.30 pm...

Neill-Fraser appeal sensation

The Hobart court hearing Susan Neill-Fraser's appeal to her murder conviction has heard from the key witness who previously denied being on the yacht in 2009 on the night Bob Chappell disappeared. Then 15 and homeless,...

Sun shines for Devonport Regatta

The 63rd annual Devonport Regatta has been held under blue skies, with crowds lining the shores of the Mersey to catch all the action. Organisers overcame COVID-19 safety rules, construction on the Living City project next...

Bob Brown Foundation protest at McKay

Operations at one of Tasmania's largest timber mills were at a standstill on Monday morning after 27 anti-logging protesters descended on the premises at Bridgewater. Police made eight arrests at McKay Timber. Bob Brown Foundation activists are...

Booze, bullets in Hamilton sting

A number of motorists and deer hunters are in hot water after a Tasmania Police operation in the Central Highlands township of Hamilton.  Transport safety officers also took part in the Sunday sting along with Parks...

Man in hospital after serious motorbike crash

A 46-year-old Newnham man remains in a serious condition in the Royal Hobart Hospital following a serious single motorbike crash on the Zeehan Highway. Inspector Steven Jones said the crash happened at about 9:00am near Tom...

Glenorchy mayor confirms state tilt

Glenorchy Mayor Kristie Johnston has announced she's running as an Independent in the next state election in the seat of Clark. She says if elected she would be staunchly independent and make all decisions on merit....

Appeal for more time on euthanasia

There's a plea to put the brakes on legalising voluntary assisted dying. Tasmania's lower house of parliament sits from Tuesday and its expected there will be debate on euthanasia laws sometime this week. Having already passed the...

Vic high risk declaration removed despite new cases

Victoria has broken its six-day run of no cases of coronavirus with two new locally acquired infections. The people are primary close contacts of pre-existing cases, and are already in quarantine. About 16,500 test results have been...