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Peter Hudson New Norfolk statue

One of Tasmania's most admired football talents, Peter Hudson, will be honoured with the unveiling of a statue in his hometown of New Norfolk next week. In the 1960s and 70s, the full forward booted 727 goals for Hawthorn in the...

West Hobart tyre slasher plea

Police are continuing to investigate a significant number of vehicles which had their tyres slashed overnight last Thursday and early Friday in West Hobart. A total of 36 separate vehicles had tyres destroyed in the areas of Browne, Lochner, Pine and...

Man arrested over jewellery robbery

A man has been arrested, accused of a burglary at a well known Burnie jewellery store. Police allege the 20-year-old smashed a glass door to gain entry to Dean Walker Designs at Wilmot Street. He's accused of breaking several display cabinets, before...

Dodges Ferry woman gets lucky

A lucky Southern Tasmanian woman is $100,000 richer. The Dodges Ferry local describes her weekly ritual of picking up a few instant scratch tickets as "a little treat for herself". “I always make myself a cup of coffee, sit down at the...

Man escapes serious injury after plane crash

A strong crosswind is thought to have caused a light plane to crash at Burnie Airport on Saturday afternoon. Police say the 77-year-old pilot crashed while attempting to land after being hit by a crosswind about 4pm. The pilot managed to contact...

Gutwein not happy at AFL response

The state having its own AFL side seems further away, with the league deciding to set up a detailed, independent review into its merits. Premier Peter Gutwein had issued an ultimatum to the league in the quest for a licence, putting...

State service worker stood down

A state service employee from Tasmania's north has been stood down ahead of an investigation into an historical allegation of sexual abuse. Police have been called in to look at the case. It means the number of workers in the service recently...

Still A Star shines

General view of horses parading before race 7, the All-star Mile, during the 2020 All-Star Mile race day at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Saturday, March 14, 2020. (AAP Image/Vince Caligiuri) Longford trained horse Still A Star has been selected to compete...

West Hobart slashing rampage

Police are hunting thoughtless vandals after dozens of cars had their tyres slashed at West Hobart overnight. Forensic police are on the scene at Pine Avenue and Brown Street with estimates more than 50 vehicles were hit, some with all four...

Aged care vaccines incoming

A dozen aged care homes in the state's north and northwest will be covered under phase 1A of the Morrison Government's coronavirus vaccine rollout. It follows news the Royal Hobart Hospital's vaccine clinic will start dispensing the jab to frontline heatlth,...