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Oyster brands to be imprinted on shell

New laser branding technology means instant knowledge of where an oyster was sourced could be just around the corner. A specifically designed high-tech C-O-2 laser has been developed which can mark the outside of the shell...

Burnie courts on the move

Burnie's court complex is moving out of town. $15 million was committed at the last election to upgrade the Alexander Street courts, but Attorney General Elise Archer says it's become clear they're no longer fit for...

Drugs, firearms seized

A trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and firearms have been seized from a Hadspen property. Earlier this month, police conducting routine screening of mail into Tasmania and located ICE bound for an address in Hadspen in the...

Icy roads danger

Clear skies in parts of Tasmania brought about plummeting overnight temperatures and ice on many roads again this morning. A two car crash yesterday (Monday) morning at Forcett, which hospitalised two women, was at an icy...

Testing capacity boosted

New equipment and an expansion at the Royal Hobart Hospital Molecular Laboratory is set to boost Tasmania's COVID-19 testing capacity. The lab will be able to process more than 1000 tests per day, after the Alinity-m and...

Online safety among concerns for Tasmanians

Crime Stoppers is urging Tasmanians to remain on the look out for suspicious activity online. New EMRS research commissioned by the Federal Group has found 68% of people in the Apple Isle are spending more time...

Sheean granted VC recognition

Tasmanian World War Two hero Teedy Sheean has been recommended for a Victoria Cross, ending a long campaign for recognition. Findings of a second expert panel have been revealed, agreeing the navy sailor is deserving of...

Bachelor still in paradise

Tasmania's Conor Canning is doing the rounds of media interviews with his lady love match from television show Bachelor In Paradise, it's finale' airing last night. Filmed months ago, the Hobart real estate agent has since...

Learner motorcyclists speeding

A motorbike has been seized by police and another has been returned to its registered owner, after two L-platers were caught speeding in separate incidents in Northern Tasmania last night. A 30-year-old man from Bridgewater was...

Latest on proposed cable car

The company behind a proposed cable car for kunanyi/Mount Wellington has lodged additional details on the controversial project. Mount Wellington Cableway Company says COVID-19 travel restrictions were behind a lengthy delay submitting documents to Hobart City...