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Suspicious fire guts Invermay unit

Arson investigators will this morning search a unit in Invermay that's been severely damaged by a suspicious fire. Fire crews and police were called to the New St address just after seven last night and found the building well alight. The blaze...

Father and son missing on bushwalk

Tasmania Police and SES are conducting land and air searches for a father and son who are missing in the Scotts Peak area at Lake Pedder. The Hobart 42 year old Father and 13 year old son were due back yesterday...

New service to bring dads, children together

Hobart City Mission has launched a new service to reunite fathers who don't have secure accommodation with their children. DIY Dads will provide eight self-contained units and is the first service of its kind anywhere in the state. CEO John Stubley said...

Housing boom reaches new heights

Hobart's house sale boom is now a Tasmanian phenomenon. Real Estate Institute of Tasmania March quarter figures reveal a 30% increase on this time last year. Launceston has led the way, with almost 35% more sales, while both Hobart and the north-west...

Man charged over fiery assault

A Chigwell man will face court today, charged with causing grievous bodily harm and three counts of assault over an incident that's left a young woman fighting for her life. The 20-year-old is in a critical condition in a Melbourne hospital,...

Tas Governor's poignant Anzac speech

Tasmania's Governor has used her Anzac Day address to focus on the role of Australian women in the two world wars. Kate Warner told the crowd at Hobart's service that Anzac Day has been 'primarily a male' story. "omen's contributions have been...

Family escapes Taroona blaze

A family of four has escaped unharmed from a house fire in Taroona. Four fire engines and 18 firefighters negotiated traffic congestion caused by Anzac Day services in central Hobart to find the Wandella Avenue home well alight. Inspectors determined the fire...

Hobart woman severely burnt in incident

A 20-year-old woman from Chigwell is fighting for her life after suffering severe burns to her face and body in an alleged domestic incident. She's been transferred by air ambulance to Melbourne's Prince Alfred Hospital, where she is in a critical...

Action on bull

Hobart City Council has voted to to take further action on the planned bloody performance of an Austrian artist with a slaughtered bull at Dark Mofo. Last night, aldermen voted unanimously to accept an opposing petition, described as the largest in...

Woman safely extracted

Tasmania's Rescue Helicopter's been able to take advantage of a small break in the weather to pull an injured walker out of the Cradle Mountain National Park. The 27 year old Taiwanese woman had broken her ankle on a hike on...