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Bob beats Tas Government

Tasmania's government will have to pick up Bob Brown's legal costs after the environmental crusader was handed victory in his high court challenge to the state's anti-protest laws. The former Greens leader fell foul of the...

High Spirits

The cash has been streaming in for the refurbished Spirit of Tasmania ferries, with the state owned business having a record breaking year. In TT-Line's newly released annual report, nearly 434,000 passengers sailed on the service...

Council strife deepens

A million dollars spent by Glenorchy City Council on a Victorian company's services has been found to have violated local government laws. In a new report, Tasmania's Auditor General deemed the council failed to properly tender...

Three men in a boat

Three men aboard a 41 foot cruiser have been brought to safety after hitting trouble at Waterhouse Island off Tasmania's Northeast Coast. The craft broke down and was washing towards rocks, causing the Captain to call...

Suspicious house fire south of Hobart

A house south of Hobart has been lost to a fire which Tasmania police believe may have been deliberately lit.    Nobody was home when the Margate property went up in flames at around 2am this morning.   The...

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Launceston

An elderly man has been killed after he was hit by a car in Launceston's CBD. The 65-year-old from Newnham was struck on York Street at about 9:30am. He was taken to hospital with critical injuries but...

Search resumes for missing Launceston man

Dozens of police and SES volunteers, as well as the Westpac Rescue Helicopter have joined the search for a 66-year-old Launceston man who went missing while walking in the state's south on Saturday. The man and his...

Woman dies following fatal collision with truck

A 33 year old woman from Moonah has been killed this morning, following a head on crash between a truck and a car near Hobart's Botanical Gardens. Tasmania police are still investigating the cause of the...

Hobart Pizza shop target of arson attack

A popular pizza shop in Hobart's northern suburbs has been destroyed after what firefighters say was a deliberately lit blaze. Dino pizza which has been in Claremont for more than 30 years was engulfed in flames...

Crew on board burning boat relieved to be alive

A fishing boat has been abandoned in the state's North West after a fire engulfed the vessel. Four crew members on board were unable to put out the blaze which started in the wheelhouse of the...