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No Ferguson probe

Labor's referral to police of whether state Health Minister Michael Ferguson had any involvement in Cricket Tasmania's sacking of Angela Williamson will not be investigated. The Premier has issued a statement that he'd received advice from...

Family afraid after Lab shot

A Tasmanian family is feeling afraid after their family dog was shot three times. Anthea Chugg posted on Facebook that her daughter found the black Labrador at the front door of their Longford home, bleeding from...

Ports cash splash

Cruise ships and the state's booming antarctic sector will remain the priority for Hobart's ports, under a newly-released Tasports master plan. The government business enterprise will use its strong balance sheet to borrow $200 million for...

UTAS study recommends short term rental change

A University of Tasmania social think tank has suggested local councils be given more power to control the short term rental market across the state.   The Institute for the Study of Social Change suggests local council...

Biker law showdown

Proposed laws the government is convinced will make life harder for motorcycle gangs in Tasmania are set for a difficult time in state parliament. Labor's Shane Broad's slammed the legislation as so lacking, the government needs...

Tassie dodges weather bullet

The brunt of a cold front that brought howling winds and rain to Tasmania is now mostly behind us. Gusts of up to 110 km/hr were recorded state-wide with peak gusts reaching 163 km/hr on Maatsuyker...

Free Meningococcal jabs at DEC

The second of Tasmania's Meningococcal vaccination sessions is being organised for Hobart this weekend. The clinic will be targeting the suburbs of New Town, Moonah and Glenorchy, however under 21 year olds who live or spend time...

Biosecurity Tasmania jobs for the north

Biosecurity concerns have spurred the Hodgman Government into action, with six new Biosecurity Tasmania jobs based in the north, already advertised. Job advertisments have appeared online, but they will also be published in three Tasmanian newspapers...

Dairy expansion

Eight Tasmanian dairy farms in the north west have been purchased by a Queensland company forced to raise $80 million overseas because of no interest in Australia. Laguna Bay Pastoral Company plans to grow the farms'...

Weather wallop

Trees, powerlines and roofs are being put to the test tonight and tomorrow as a potent cold front drives across Tasmania. It's not all that common for the Bureau of Meteorology to be forecasting winds to...