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TV show filming on West Coast

Filming of the SBS mystery series The Tailings is underway in Queenstown and Strahan and there's a chance for locals to feature on camera. The story by Tasmania's Caitlin Richardson is about a teenage girl searching for answers to her mine...

Hoon shocker: drunk, speeding and disqualified

A 29-year-old motorcyclist is in serious trouble, police charging him with drink driving and high-range speeding over a ride near Brighton yesterday afternoon. Highway patrol officers spotted the man overtaking dangerously on double white lines on Tea Tree Road. He was allegedly...

Touring flight to the icy continent

Tickets for the next sightseeing flight departing Tasmania for Antarctica are now on sale. It's just the second time since 1994 a flight of its kind will depart Hobart. There will be six different seating options ranging from Business Class Deluxe to...

Melton Mowbray traffic blitz

The Tasmania Police Road Safety Taskforce was out in force last night (Friday) for a blitz at Melton Mowbray in the Southern Midlands. They were joined by Transport Safety Inspectors, Parks and Wildlife Service rangers and compliance officers and Tasmania Police...

Animosity building over land tax

Land taxes going through the roof in Tasmania at a time when the pandemic is already gutting some of the economy is building resentment. Premier Gutwein's latest response of showing no intent to intervene has poured fuel on the fire. "What it...

Shearwater legal fall out

February's forced removal of Tongan seasonal workers from their Shearwater accommodation on the grounds it was substandard has the property owner preparing to sue for damages. Simon Baldock is taking legal action against Latrobe Council, with a possible code of conduct...

Guns, ammo seized at Stonehenge

A man's facing serious charges after police found firearms and a haul of allegedly stolen property at a remote Southern Midlands property. The 38-year-old Stonehenge man was charged after police attended the property on Wednesday, recovering 18 firearms - including prohibited...

Quarantine before deep freeze

Tasmanians are being reassured Antarctic expeditioners who've arrived in Hobart from France and Italy on Friday morning will be carefully managed. 118 researchers have already spent two weeks in isolation after testing negative in their home countries.  They now face another fortnight...

Wilmot shines on national stage

A northwest Tasmanian town is kicking goals on the national stage. Wilmot last year was recognised as Tasmania's tidiest town, giving it automatic entry into this year's national Keep Australia Beautiful awards. On Wednesday night, the hamlet took out the Community Health,...

NZ Opposition lashes Tasmania as "poor cousin"

New Zealand opposition leader Judith Collins (AAP Image/Ben McKay)  New Zealand Opposition leader Judith Collins has taken aim at Tasmania, calling it Australia's "poor cousin" during a penultimate day of election campaigning. In another off-script rant of a failing campaign, the leader...