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Launceston man's extraordinary gift to others

A Launceston man is being praised for his selfless contribution to others, after giving blood for the 650th time. The man, known only as Graham, has donated plasma once a fortnight, to achieve the incredible tally. Anne...

Government calling for calm over latest vaccine shuffle

The federal government says more than 3 million Pfizer doses will be available by the end of July, after authorities issued new recommendations on who should get which vaccine. The AstraZeneca jab is now advised only...

Mother, child hit by car in CBD

An eight-year-old boy is in the Royal Hobart Hospital with head and chest injuries after he and his mother were hit by a car in the CBD on Thursday night. The boy is listed as stable...

Court hears Ulverstone murder charge

Ulverstone's Colin William Drake remains in custody and did not apply for bail in an appearance in court in Devonport on a murder charge. The 35 year old is accused of the stabbing murder of Gabbie...

Ley questioned on Lake Malbena at NPC

The controversial Lake Malbena proposal in Tasmania's Wilderness World Heritage Area has been thrust onto the national stage. Federal Environment Minister Susan Ley has fielded questions on the topic during her address to the National Press...

Dozens charged in crackdown on gun crime

Police in northern Tasmania say a crackdown on illegal firearms, which was launched in the wake of a surge in gun crime in Launceston, has been a success. 35 illegal firearms have been seized, along with a...

Alleged Risdon Vale shooter charged

Police are pressing charges against a man after swooping on a Risdon Vale home on Wednesday afternoon, following reports of gunfire inside the Waratah Road residence. Officers arrested a 24 year old man a short time...

Tigers squad named

The male cricket squad for the Tasmanian Tigers for the coming season has been named in Hobart. Reigning David Boon Medallist, Jake Doran (pictured left) has signed a contract extension that will see him remain a...

O'Byrne after reading

New Tasmanian Labor Leader David O'Byrne has the challenging task ahead of reuniting the party after factional squabbles were blamed for a third election loss in a row. The party's rank and file voted the Franklin...

Man arrested following suspected stabbing murder

A man has been arrested following the discovery of a woman's body at an Ulverstone home in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Police were called to the Main Street residence at around 3am, in response...