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Another Ravenswood fire

Police have been called in to investigate after an overnight fire in Ravenswood was deemed to have been deliberately lit. Fire crews were called to the blaze on Tahara Court at around 2am to find a...

Horror 48hrs on Tassie roads

An 18-year-old has died after a car crashed into a power pole in the state's north overnight. It's believed the 27-year-old driver lost control of his Mitsubishi Triton on Frankford Road near Birralee while rounding a...

14-year-old girl charged over alleged murder

A 14-year-old girl has been charged with one count of being an accessory after the fact to murder, in relation to the alleged murder of Jarrod Leigh Turner, of Gagebrook, whose body was found on...

Weather looking good for Easter

Tasmania's looking forward to reasonable weather statewide over the Easter break, with tops in the high teens and early 20s, apart from some showers and a cold front due on Sunday evening. Meteorologist, Rachel McInerney, from...

Poppy love: alkaloids bounce back

Tasmania's volatile poppy industry is set for another upswing. Tasmanian Alkaloids has announced it's boosting the number of hectares needed for next year's crop by 65 per cent to more than 8000 hectares, good news for...

Underwear couple arrested

A shipment of underwear allegedly loaded with nearly a kilo of ice has a northwest Tasmanian couple in serious trouble. The man and a woman aged 48 and 39 were arrested after police raided an Ulverstone...

Two people in custody over Richmond murder

Two people are in custody and assisting police with their inquiries following the suspicious death of a 22-year-old man by the side of Colebrook Road at Richmond in the early hours of Sunday morning. Detective Inspector...

Police could be anywhere, any time this Easter

Tasmania’s new-look police vehicles have been unveiled to lead this year’s Easter road safety campaign. Police Commissioner Darren Hine says this Easter break, Tasmania Police could be anywhere, any time and in any vehicle. “We’re targeting high-risk...

Anti-cable car meeting "premature"

The Mount Wellington Cableway Company expects to submit a development application for the project shortly. It claims Tuesday night's meeting, called by Hobart City Council in response to a petition, was premature, as the petition's conditions...

Folau to answer breach notice

Israel Folau has until this afternoon to decide whether he'll face a code of conduct hearing after Rugby Australia served him with a breach notice over last week's social media posts. It follows reports in Sydney's...