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Car theft chaos in Launceston

Two people are in custody as investigations continue into multiple car thefts in Launceston overnight. A member of the public reported an attempted motor vehicle stealing near the Launceston General Hospital in Frankland Street about 1:30am. The alleged offenders, believed to be...

Tas home prices up, rents down

Tasmania's home buying market appears to have well and truly shaken off the pandemic. Hobart's home values rose in May, up 0.8% in the newly released CoreLogic report. That is easily the strongest result of all the capitals and is the opposite...

West Coast TV series

SBS is behind a new drama series in Tasmania. The Tailings tells the story of a daughter investigating her father's death in a remote community on the West Coast, with much of the filming around the Queenstown area. Supporting the production is...

BBQ birthday scratchie win

A Tasmanian man has had a birthday he will never forget, winning $25,000 on an Instant Scratch-It ticket he received as a gift. The Sandy Bay man says he was celebrating his birthday with a BBQ and began scratching the ticket...

Teen leadfoot nailed

A Launceston teenager who had only had his licence for 19 days has had his Holden Utility clamped and been slapped with a $1500 fine, after he was caught driving at nearly 150 km/h on Bridport Road.  Police say a female...