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Tas AFL preview

Going into tomorrow's AFL match in Tasmania, Melbourne's aiming at overcoming 16 consecutive losses against North Melbourne. It stretches so far back that the Demons have had seven different senior coaches since they last beat the...

Tas business cheer

Once again morale in Tasmania's business community is riding high, coming in as the nation's most positive about future prospects. The newly released Sensis Business Index survey has placed Tasmania at the top of confidence, the...

NBN letdown for Tas

The National Broadband Network's installation might be further advanced in Tasmania than the mainland, but that hasn't necessarily given the state any advantage. That's the essence of what's been exposed at parliamentary hearings in Tasmania, the...

Inspiring tour

Tasmania's Australians of the Year have kicked off a tour of the state hoping to motivate younger people and to talk about building strong and inclusive communities. Along with school visits throughout the state, they're to...

Point to Pinnacle opens soon

If you are one of the thousands who take part in Tasmania's Point to Pinnacle, entries open this Tuesday. For the uninitiated, it involves an uphill slog from Hobart's Wrest Point to the top of Mount...

Lambie's power plans

Although Jacqui Lambie seems intent on running candidates in the upcoming state election, the Tasmanian Independent herself plans to stick with federal politics. A weekend poll shows a Lambie candidate is a reasonable chance of being...

Banjo's blaze in Rosny Park

A fire broke out in a Banjo's bakery in Hobart's Rosny Park on the corner of Bligh and Bayfield Streets around 10 am. Tasmanian Fire Service officers were dispatched to deal with the blaze while police...

Minority government looms

Labor's switch to a new leader is paying dividends with new polling showing Rebecca White has now pushed a nose in front as Tasmania's preferred Premier. The poll's also thrown up the prospect of a hung...

Airbag time bomb

A number of car makers are accused of replacing faulty airbags with the same problematic equipment according to an explosive report from Choice. The Takata airbags involved in the largest auto recall in history have been...