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Home Grants Slammed

The first-home buyer scheme is being slammed as one of the biggest policy failures in recent history. In a scathing submission to the Senate economics reference committee, leading Tasmanian

Pulp Mill Laws Imminent

The Greens are vowing to oppose any pulp mill legislation introduced in next week's special sitting of State Parliament. Premier Lara Giddings will today announce new laws aimed

Canuck Cable Car Backer

The boss of a Canadian company reportedly keen to invest in the Mount Wellington cable car admits it's something he does in his spare time. Cable car visionary

Commsec Pans Tassie

Labor's economic management of Tasmania is under attack again following the release of a new report into the state's performance. The Commsec State of the State report ranks

Alleged Hoon Collared

An Ulverstone teenager will face court and has had her car clamped for a month after being caught 72 kilometres an hour over the speed limit. Police

Maria Boost

Work continues on increasing tourism to one of the jewels in Tasmania's crown. Maria Island has been experiencing improved numbers and the State Government's looking to continue

Cops Hunt Shooter

Counselling and other assistance are being offered to residents of a street where a man was shot dead late on Friday night. Police appear no closer to apprehending

Kingston Murder Charge

The family of murder victim Jason McPherson have screamed abuse at his accused teenage killer when he's appeared at Hobart's magistrates court this afternoon. 19 year old Brodie

3rd Mine Death

There's been another mine tragedy on Tasmania's West Coast at Queenstown. A 53 year old loader operator's died in an underground mud slide at around 10 to 8

Giddings Denies Minority Gov Failure

Premier Lara Giddings denies the Labor Green government has been a failure, despite pulling the pin on the arrangement by sacking the Greens from cabinet. New Labor Ministers