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UTAS hospitality college to go ahead

A plan for a new hospitality school on Hobart's eastern shore will go ahead. "The University of Tasmania will proceed with a hospitality school as part of a new hotel development at Kangaroo Bay," a UTAS statement said. "The...

Man who smuggled drugs in his undies sentenced

The actions of a man who was found with ecstasy in his underwear at 4am in Hobart Airport, have been described as "immature" and "out of control", by a Supreme Court judge. Samuel Adrian Webb pleaded...

Ashley report storm

There are red faces over black ink not sufficiently blocking out highly unfavourable assessments of Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre. Parts blacked out in a custodial inspector's report can still be seen, where security was found...

Georgetown hopes raised

TEMCO workers at Bell Bay can breathe easy for at least the next five months as operator South32 pushes out it's next update on the manganese smelter's future to next year.    300 jobs are involved...

Mayfield fire rescue

A person's been saved from a burning house in Launceston's Mayfield, carried out her bedroom window by firefighters in the small hours of this morning. She was treated at the scene of the Lawson Street home before being...

Charges laid over house fire

A woman is facing charges following a house fire in West Moonah last night. Just before midnight, the Tasmania Fire Service and police were called to a house fire on Sixth Avenue. The fire was contained to...

Hands off Tas equality laws

Tasmania has sent a message to the Morrison Government, it won't abide its intended new laws around freedom of religious expression. The state own's anti-discrimination laws would be weakened by the Commonwealth's rules, which the state's...

Life's good for Tas kids

A Student Wellbeing survey's found Tasmania's kids are largely feeling pretty okay with life. Of the 28,000 students surveyed from year 4 to 12, 80% feel good about the future, 87% feel safe at school, but...

Ice pipe crackdown

A loophole allowing pipes used to smoke the drug ice to be legally sold is to be closed by the Tasmanian government. It is bringing its law change into parliament today which would see a fine...

Man pleads not guilty to escape charges

A man who allegedly fled Burnie's Police Station last month and then tried to leave the state has pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the alleged incident. 26-year-old Braydon William Stanley pleaded not guilty via...