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West Hobart shooting

Police are yet to announce any arrests over an apparent drive-by shooting in West Hobart on Thursday night. Three small-calibre rounds were fired at a home on Hill Street at around 6.30 pm. "One of the occupants of the residence was threatened...

COVID 19 test comes back positive in Tasmania hotel quarantine

Health authorities have called time on this weekend's footy game, after a COVID case popped up in the State's north. A 31 year old man had travelled from New South Wales through to Melbourne, eventually touching down at Launceston Airport earlier...

Sell out for Hawks v Pies

Many frustrated Collingwood fans who missed out on tickets to Sunday afternoon's blockbuster against the Hawks have taken to social media to scrounge. The COVID-capped 10,000 capacity at UTAS Stadium sold out within an hour of going on sale on Wednesday. It's...

Thumbs down to coronavirus passport

Eric Abetz is not on board Australia introducing freedom incentives or vaccine passports in future management of the coronavirus pandemic. The Tasmanian Senator is also against workers being compelled to provide their vaccine status or convey anything health related, for that...

Qld arrivals nabbed for flagrant COVID rule breach

Police appear to have finally lost patience with those flouting Tasmanian Health's stay-at-home orders in the wake of the Queensland COVID-19 Delta outbreak.  Two people who recently arrived in Launceston from south east Queensland have been fined $774 each. Health Secretary Katherine...

Holiday vouchers opening soon

The next round of the Tasmanian Government's wildly popular holiday-at-home vouchers will go on offer on Thursday in its latest bid to stimulate the state's pandemic-hit visitor economy. Following complaints the previous voucher distributions, conducted on a first-come-first served basis, were...

McSweyn has more in the tank

(AP Photo/Petr David Josek) Australia has two runners in the semi-finals of the 1500 metre men's race at the Olympics for the first time since 1984 and one of them is Tasmania's own Stewart McSweyn. The 26 year old King Island runner...

Union concerned over quality of aged care

The Tasmanian branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation has expressed grave concerns for residents and staff employed at Southern Cross Aged Care facilities across the State.Southern Cross runs the Yarandoo Aged Care Facility at Somerset, as well as...

Intentional fire at Ravenswood Over 50s Club

An investigation is underway into an overnight fire at the Ravenswood Over 50s Club which has since been deemed deliberately lit. TFS crews arrived at the Lambert Street building shortly after midnight and quickly extinguished the blaze. No one was inside at...