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Police investigate after shot fired into the air

Police are investigating after a shot was fired into the air at Mayfield in the state's north last night. It's alleged it occurred during a neighbourhood dispute in Lawson Street at about 7pm. When police arrived, they...

Farewell Prince Philip

Hobart Town Hall is among the many buildings around the Commonwealth flying flags at half mast in recognition of the death of Prince Philip. State Liberal and Labor leaders Peter Gutwein and Rebecca White have issued...

Full capacity to return for some events

Tasmania will adopt the national recommendation and move to 100% seating capacity in theatres and sporting venues indoors and outdoors across the state by early next month. In a statement, the Premier detailed that the advice...

Cold snap to hit Tassie

Tasmania's run with warm weather will come to a bitter end this weekend, when a cold snap sweeps across the state.  Temperatures in Launceston, Burnie and Devonport will only make it into the low teens on...

Labor calls for Brooks to stand down

Labor's unloading on popular Liberal Braddon candidate Adam Brooks after revelations he's being accused of firearms offences. The former Mining Minister is being summonsed to the Devonport Magistrates Court on what he says is an ammunition...

Major vaccine rollout overhaul

Tasmania's health department is cancelling first-dose Astra Zeneca vaccination appointments for people aged under 50. It's in response to advice that the Pfizer inoculation is now the preferred vaccination for people aged under 50, due to...

Police charging Adam Brooks over ammo storage

Another diversion's popped up in the state election campaign, this time affecting a Liberals candidate. Adam Brooks is accused by police of violating the Firearms Act in the storage of ammunition, allegations the clay target shooter...

Support vessel en route to MPV Everest

A fire on board an Antarctic resupply ship earlier this week appears to be worse than first thought.  The Australian Antarctic Division has confirmed a support vessel is being sent to assist the MPV Everest, after...

Tassie locations running for research

Bookings are now open for the annual Mother's Day Classic, with over 70 locations around the country confirmed where people can take part.  Devonport and Launceston are among the destinations to play host to the event...

Aus monitoring AstraZeneca concerns

The Morrison Government is now considering next steps in regard to the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine rollout, after the UK began offering people aged under 30 an alternative formula.  It comes after the European Medicines Agency confirmed...