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No choice but to shut up shop

It's an anxious wait for Tasmanian butchers, pig growers and Christmas ham lovers as the Tasmanian Government heads into crisis talks with the sector in Launceston today. The impending closure of the Devonport abattoir, the state's...

Bridge build take 2

Some drivers in Hobart will have to add another half hour or so to their journeys on the weekend of November 2, as Hobart City Council pushes ahead with plans to close the Tasman Highway...

Games fundraising

The Tasmanian Olympic Council’s fundraising launch has a $30,000 contribution from the state government to get it started. It is 640 days until the 2020 Olympic Games and the race is on to raise the money...

Rags to riches for St Vincents

Tasmania's rag trade is well ahead of the curve.  North Hobart operator St Vincents Industries won its categories for safety innovation and leadership at last night's Worksafe Awards in Hobart. The not-for-profit employs 33 people with disabilities...

Man's body found in Hobart CBD

Mystery still surrounds the discovery of a man’s body near the Royal Hobart Hospital early this morning. Police said the body of the man found, in his 40’s, was in a mild state of decomposition in...

Potential abattoir saviour

The Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association is optimistic a new operator will be found for the Devonport abattoir. The Tasmanian Government is holding crisis talks in Launceston tomorrow after JBS Australia announced it's pulling out in...

Schools out early on Wednesday

Time's running out for parents and carers at 65 Tasmanian schools to make other arrangements as teachers and other public servants prepare for industrial action at 3 pm tomorrow. A dispute over the government's pay rise...

Mystery TattsLotto winner

A Launceston TattsLotto ticket buyer is nearly half a million dollars richer after taking out a share of the Saturday night division 1 draw. It was bought at Mowbray NewXpress and Lotto, with the prize yet...

National apology to victims of child sexual abuse

Hundreds of survivors have come to Canberra today to hear a national apology to victims and survivors of child sexual abuse exposed in a royal commission. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Australia must acknowledge the long...

Burned cop's condition improves

Colleagues of injured Tasmania Police officer Darren Hopkins are welcoming more positive medical reports this morning. His condition has been upgraded from critical to serious but stable in the Royal Hobart's intensive care unit. The Inspector bravely...