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New service to bring dads, children together

Hobart City Mission has launched a new service to reunite fathers who don't have secure accommodation with their children. DIY Dads will provide eight self-contained units and is the first service of its kind anywhere in...

Housing boom reaches new heights

Hobart's house sale boom is now a Tasmanian phenomenon. Real Estate Institute of Tasmania March quarter figures reveal a 30% increase on this time last year. Launceston has led the way, with almost 35% more sales, while...

Man charged over fiery assault

A Chigwell man will face court today, charged with causing grievous bodily harm and three counts of assault over an incident that's left a young woman fighting for her life. The 20-year-old is in a critical...

Tas Governor's poignant Anzac speech

Tasmania's Governor has used her Anzac Day address to focus on the role of Australian women in the two world wars. Kate Warner told the crowd at Hobart's service that Anzac Day has been 'primarily a...

Family escapes Taroona blaze

A family of four has escaped unharmed from a house fire in Taroona. Four fire engines and 18 firefighters negotiated traffic congestion caused by Anzac Day services in central Hobart to find the Wandella Avenue home...

Hobart woman severely burnt in incident

A 20-year-old woman from Chigwell is fighting for her life after suffering severe burns to her face and body in an alleged domestic incident. She's been transferred by air ambulance to Melbourne's Prince Alfred Hospital, where...

Action on bull

Hobart City Council has voted to to take further action on the planned bloody performance of an Austrian artist with a slaughtered bull at Dark Mofo. Last night, aldermen voted unanimously to accept an opposing petition,...

Woman safely extracted

Tasmania's Rescue Helicopter's been able to take advantage of a small break in the weather to pull an injured walker out of the Cradle Mountain National Park. The 27 year old Taiwanese woman had broken her...

Clearer weather needed for walker airlift

Police are not expecting weather to improve enough today to allow an injured bushwalker to be airlifted out of the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. A 27-year-old woman from Hobart spent Friday and Saturday nights...

Crash closes Bass Hwy at Wynyard

The Bass Highway at Wynyard is closed, following a crash involving two semi-trailers. Police said both drivers have been freed from their vehicles and transported to hospital for medical attention. Diversions are in place at Tollymore Road...