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Shots fired at East Devonport

Police are investigating a firearm discharged into a residence at East Devonport on Thursday morning.  Around 6am police attended a report of a firearm discharged into the front window of a residence on Torquay Road.  The occupant of the residence was inside...

Tassie know-how for Euro navies

A liferaft manufacturer in Hobart's north says its future is on a surer footing after landing two European Navy contracts. Around 65 full time staff and another 60 subcontractors work at Liferaft Systems Australia at Derwent Park. Managing Director Mike Grainger says...

Three Tassie girls to realise AFLW dream

Three Tasmanian players have been drafted into the AFLW.   Former Burnie footballer Meagan Kiely was taken as a mature-age recruit by Richmond.   The 26 year-old on-baller has been playing as captain of the North Melbourne reserves team in the VFLW and has...

"Terrifying" rental market

Tasmania's Real Estate Institute is urging against the introduction of pro-tenant rental rules as more and more landlords sell out to owner occupiers, driving down rental supply. Investors continue to leave the market according to the Institute's latest quarterly report. It shows...

Titmus does it again

Photo: Stanislav Krasilnikov/TASS/Sipa USA Ariarne Titmus has won another gold in Tokyo, taking Tasmania's Olympic medal haul to two. The 20-year-old former Riverside Aquatic member qualified fastest for Thursday morning's 200-metre freestyle final, setting a new Australian record in the process. Following on...

Cable car knocked back

Hobart's cable car is in limbo for the time being until its backers decide whether to escalate the controversial proposal to the state's Planning Appeals Tribunal. At Tuesday night's special meeting Hobart City Council voted it down nine to three in...

Another gold beckons for Titmus

(Photo by Giorgio Scala/Deepbluemedia/Insidefoto/Sipa USA) Tasmania's Ariarne Titmus has won the Olympic 200 metre freestyle semi-final in a time of 1:54:82. US arch rival Katie Ledecky took out her semi in the event more than a second slower at 1:55:34. 20 year old...

Tassie girls in the mix for AFLW draft

Hopes are high some of Tasmania's leading female footballers may be drafted into the AFLW tonight.A number of AFLW scouts have viewed vision from the recent AFL Tasmania Women's All-Star Series, which featured representative teams from the North-West, North and...

Mystery $834k lotto winner

The search is underway for a mystery Tasmanian who's won more than $834,000 in the lottery, but is yet to come forward to claim their prize. It was one of the seven division one winning entries in TattsLotto draw 4175 drawn...

Man critical following crash

An overnight crash in the Coal Valley east of Hobart has put a 22-year-old Richmond man in hospital in a critical condition. Police say he was behind the wheel of a hilux ute which lost control on Middle Tea Tree Road...