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Tasmanian tourism skyrockets

It seems people just can't get enough of Tasmania. They are coming in big numbers, staying longer, travelling far and wide and spending more. Nearly 1.3 million people visited Tasmania last year and the record number...

Hobart shooting

A man's in police custody after a 27 year old woman was shot in the stomach at a private home in Hobart's Claremont last night in Cammeray Road. The woman, whose injuries aren't life threatening, was...

TSL 'blindsided' as Devonport pulls out of 2018 season

Devonport Football Club has pulled the plug on its 2018 season because it doesn't have the numbers to field competitive teams. The decision has come as a shock to AFL Tasmania. General Manager Carl Saunder said the...

Cradle's golden future

Cradle Mountain's lure to tourists is on the road to hitting new heights as work gets underway on a new visitors centre featuring a cafe and upgraded parking. The region's already enjoying a resurgence with a...

Labor rolls the dice on pokies

After months of urging and taunts from the Liberal Party, Labor has unveiled its policy on pokies which the party hopes will be a game changer. Under the policy all poker machines will be phased out...

Xmas apathy blast

  Tasmania's businesses are being given a wake up call to either dive into the Christmas season or pay the price. The state's Small Business Council's Robert Mallett is sensing the usual festive buzz is missing, particularly...

Shoplift arrest

A group of four girls has been arrested in Launceston, accused of a string of shoplifting across the CBD. They were allegedly found by police with a large amount of stolen goods. One of the girls being...

Hobart traffic congestion

Hobart is the third most congested city in Australia, according to the TomTom Traffic Index Report released today. It's up 3 percent from last year, extending time spent on the road by 32 minutes per day. Despite...

Police raid Bandidos Devonport headquarters

Police have raided the Bandido's newly established clubhouse in East Devonport. Local officers as well as Federal Police were involved in the raid relating to a stolen property search warrant. A special operations group was used to...

Tasmanian family in New York during terror attack

A Tasmanian family were in New York’s Times Square, when a man detonated a homemade bomb near the Port Authority Bus Terminal. Eddie Roberts and his three sons were less than 1km away when the “attempted...