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Hodgman tips Richmond

The betting agencies have the Adelaide Crows at shorter odds than Richmond for the grand final, but Tasmania's Premier fancies the Tigers. If Richmond were to prevail it would be the club's first premiership in 37...

Launceston coup

Tasmania's won hosting rights for what is described as the most anticipated national event in the tourism industry. In early 2019, the Australian Tourism Awards will be held in Launceston. Around 800 tourism operators are expected to...

Robbery arrest

A Hobart teenager has been charged over yesterday morning's alleged armed robbery at Glenorchy's Elwick Hotel. The 19 year old man from Risdon Vale is also on other charges including car theft and setting fire to...

Hotel armed robbery

An armed robber's on the run after storming a Hobart hotel overnight. Wearing a mask and carrying a gun, the robber entered Glenorchy's Elwick Hotel at around 3am, demanded cash and may have fled the scene...

Direct Hobart-Gold Coast flights announced

Tasmania's tourism industry will experience a boost, with Tigerair announcing direct return flights between the Gold Coast and Hobart. The service commencing December 7, will run four times a week making it easier, cheaper and faster...

Evasion laws used for 20th time in 10 days

New police powers to crack down on people who don't pull over for officers have been used for the 20th time since they came into effect less than two weeks ago. A woman has been arrested...

Tas battery plan

Tasmania's quest to become Australia's battery has had a meaningful leap forward today on the announcement of significant feasibility studies. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency and Hydro Tasmania have tipped in funding to explore 30 pumped...

TAS armed robbery at Launceston bank

A man allegedly armed with a knife has robbed an ANZ bank at Launceston's Mowbray this afternoon. Tasmania police allege the offender entered the bank on Invermay Road and demanded money from a teller and a...

Man charged with alleged headbutt on MP

A 38 year old North Hobart man has been charged with allegedly headbutting former Prime Minister Tony Abbot on Hobart's waterfront, yesterday afternoon. Mr Abbott says the man was a same sex marriage supporter and approached...

Man charged over alleged headbutt on MP

A 38 year old North Hobart man has been charged with allegedly headbutting former Prime Minister Tony Abbot on Hobart's waterfront, yesterday afternoon. Mr Abbott says the man was a same sex marriage supporter and approached...