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Learner motorcyclists speeding

A motorbike has been seized by police and another has been returned to its registered owner, after two L-platers were caught speeding in separate incidents in Northern Tasmania last night. A 30-year-old man from Bridgewater was travelling at 129km/h on the...

Latest on proposed cable car

The company behind a proposed cable car for kunanyi/Mount Wellington has lodged additional details on the controversial project. Mount Wellington Cableway Company says COVID-19 travel restrictions were behind a lengthy delay submitting documents to Hobart City Council, which had requested more...

No word on Michael for months

Police are appealing for information about the whereabouts of Michael Joseph Lenssen. The 48-year-old's family, who live in the Netherlands, have not heard from him for a number of months and are concerned for his welfare. CCTV footage shows Michael visiting a...

Spirit contractor tests positive

A Spirit of Tasmania contractor based in Melbourne has tested positive for COVID-19. TT-Line says the result was returned on Wednesday but a review has found the person did not come into contact with passengers while infectious during their last 4...

Coroner findings on Voula Delios death

Coronial findings into the 2016 North Hobart stabbing tragedy have been released. Newly released from prison, on July 23rd of that year Daryl Royston Wayne Cook fatally stabbed 68 year old shop-keeper Voula Delios 22 times, telling police it was God's...

Freezing temp breaks record

If you thought it was cold this week, another Tasmanian record has been broken this morning. Liawenee on the state's Central Plateau got down to -14.2 degrees at 6am, making it the coldest temperature ever recorded in Tasmania. The previous record minimum...

Stranded boat, man rescued

Tasmania Police has released photos of the large boat stranded on rocks near Southport at the centre of the rescue of a 55 year old man onboard. He made a distress call around 8pm Tuesday and was found wet and cold,...

Tasmanian export increase in Asia

Tasmania's exports in the Asian region have continued to grow, despite financial challenges from COVID-19.  The Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Senator Simon Birmingham says it is a real triumph for Tasmania. 'Tasmania is holding up against the incredible challenge...

Road improvements to dangerous crash sites

24 crash sites on Tasmanian roads are to be significantly improved under the Australian Government's Black Spot program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack has confirmed that the state would receive $3.5 million under...

Burnie drug bust

Police in the Burnie region seized over 7 kilograms of cannabis with the estimated street value of $64,000. Western Drug Investigation services searched two properties in Burnie yesterday. Along with the 7 kilograms of cannabis, $50,000 dollars in cash was also confiscated. A...