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Cable car row reaches RMPAT

The Mount Wellington Cableway Company is taking Hobart City Council to the state's planning appeals tribunal, claiming unfair delays to its assessment process. Chair Chris Oldfield says council's latest request for more information breaches the Land...

Warning ahead of rock lobster season

On the eve of Tasmania's rock lobster season, two commercial fishermen are in serious hot water after police allegedly busted them with undersized and misreported catch from within marine reserves. They're facing fish trafficking charges after...

Border opening support

A report claims the majority of Tasmanians approve of the border opening. Research outfit EMRS has released a community survey initiated by the state's hospitality and gambling heavyweight, the Federal Group. It states that when the survey...

Grants row gets ugly

Labor and elements of the Tasmanian media are being lashed over what's being called a damaging campaign to reveal which businesses have received coronavirus hardship grants. Premier Peter Gutwein this morning labeled the push for the...

Lauderdale tragedy

An 83-year-old woman is dead after a head-on smash east of Hobart on Wednesday night.  Police were called to South Arm Road between Lauderdale and the Forest Hill Road intersection at around 8.30 pm, finding one...

Expeditioners continue to isolate

Thirty-three expeditioners heading south for the Australian Antarctic summer season are continuing to isolate in Hobart ahead of their departure date. On November 7th they will fly to Casey research station, but in the meantime they...

Mersey returning to 24 hours

Mersey Community Hospital's Emergency Department will return to 24 hour operation. Since the hospital's Emergency was scaled back to 8 in the morning to 10 at night from May 31st this year, voices of disapproval have...

Man injured in Chigwell robbery

Police are hunting two men after a stabbing in Hobart's north overnight. A 36-year-old resident of a Langura Avenue address in Chigwell sustained multiple stab wounds and head injuries after two men allegedly broke in around...

Pervert gaoled

A pensioner who repeatedly raped an autistic boy at a Launceston shelter will have to serve at least four years of a six-year prison sentence. The 52-year-old, who can't be named, pleaded guilty to persistent sexual...

Border to open to NSW on Nov 6

Tasmania's border will open to New South Wales on Friday, November 6. Pending no major coronavirus outbreaks there, arrivals from NSW won't have to quarantine from that date.  It'll join WA, South Australia, Queensland, the NT, ACT...