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Early-morning knife-point muggers escape by pushbike

Two armed-robbers are on the run from police, following a mugging in Launceston in the early hours of this morning Tasmania Police say a 29-year-old man was threatened by the two men on Charles Street, one of which was in possession...

Fatal smash at Wesley Vale

Police are looking into what led to a fatal single-vehicle smash at Wesley Vale in the state's northwest early on Friday morning. A 31-year-old East Devonport man died after his Devonport-bound white Toyota Camry sedan lost control on a bend on...

Mount Wellington cable car one step closer

Backers of the Mount Wellington cable car are likely to welcome a big boost for the project from the Tasmanian Government. Council controversially voted against giving the Mount Wellington Cableway Company access to McRobies Gully for a flora and fauna study....

Wicked still at it

Despite Tasmania introducing laws in 2017 banning offensive slogans on vehicles such as Wicked Campers, they are still coming from interstate.  The above photo is of a Western Australia registered camper bearing a sexually suggestive slogan taken in North Hobart recently. In...

Tassie's infrastructure upgrades could boost mining, energy

Tasmania's infrastructure is set to get a national upgrade, with multiple projects appearing on the most recent Infrastructure Priority List.  Projects in the pipeline include a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Precinct in Hobart, an additional Bass Strait interconnector...

Police chase lands man in gaol

A serial hoon who led police on a dangerous pursuit through residential areas will be eligible for parole in just over a year. Hobart's Supreme Court heard Shannon Douglas Gee had been out of prison for previous driving offences for less...

Footy Board launched

At the launch of the newly formed Football Tasmania Board, it's been made apparent the goal is a team from the state in the AFL competition. In his first appearance as the Board's Chair, Jim Wilkinson, outlined how rebuilding the sport...

Snow falls in areas ravaged by bushfires

A summer snow surprise that's enchanted guests at the Great Lake Hotel in Tasmania's Central Plateau isn't thought likely to return any time soon. It was due to a cold front crossing last night which also saw snow at Mount Field...

Human remains found in the state's south

Remains found in bushland in southern Tasmania are believed to belong to a missing man last seen nearly six years ago. Acting on the advice from a group of bushwalkers who stumbled across bones and camping gear during an walk on...

Wet roads a factor in crashes

There's a plea for drivers to pay attention to road conditions after multiple smashes in the state's north and northwest on Tuesday, including one fatality. The state's road toll rose to 2 for the year, when a 27-year-old Launceston woman was...