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Shop local and keep jobs in the region

Business North West says people need to return to shopping locally, rather than on-line, as we emerge from the pandemic.The Devonport Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Business North West combined last year on a...

RACT pay grab slammed

Union leaders are urging around 200,000 RACT members to vote down a steep payrise for the motoring body's board of directors. The 12 directors are poised to give themselves a 50 per cent hike, bringing their...

Quarantine absconder tests negative

A 37 year old Queensland man has been charged after allegedly leaving hotel quarantine in Launceston. Police say the man arrived in Tasmania on a flight from Sydney on Wednesday without approval, and was directed to...

Guilty of setting woman on fire

A nearly seven week trial in Hobart has seen a jury find a man guilty of the attempted murder of his ex-girlfriend in 2017. The jury decided the man, a former prison inmate, had set alight...

Jack Jumpers heading for Ulverstone

Excitement is building for Coastal basketball fans ahead of the NBL Blitz hitting Ulverstone on Friday night.The Brisbane Bullets will play the Perth Wildcats at 7.30 at the Ulverstone Sports and Leisure Centre in what...

Police issue water safety reminder

Tasmania Police are warning boat owners to ensure their vessels are in proper working order and carrying the correct safety equipment following a spate of drownings and sea rescues in recent weeks.A trio of Coastal...

Central Coast housing boom

Housing and construction are booming in the Central Coast Municipality with a massive increase on the previous year.The Central Coast Council's annual report, released this week, says 212 subdivision lots were approved during the 2020-21...

"Devastated": Disability pensioner's mobility scooter stolen

Some thieves have sunk to seriously low standards in North Hobart, taking an elderly woman's mobility scooter as she attended church on Wednesday night. Disability pensioner Fiona Graham accidentally left the keys on the seat while...

Fatal motorbike crash

A smash on the Midland Highway at Breadalbane overnight has led to the death of a motorcyclist. It's unclear what caused the 38-year-old male rider to crash around 9:30pm. The man - from Perth in Tasmania's north...

Volunteer charged with arson

  A 20 year old volunteer firefighter has been suspended - after he was charged with three counts of arson by Tasmania Police The volunteer with the Rossarden Fire Brigade has been charged after three incidents in...