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West Coast rescue

Two divers are lucky to be alive after a rogue wave flipped their boat on the West Coast. One of the men phoned for help near the mouth of Macquarie Harbour around 8.30 Thursday morning. Tourist and...

No backing down

Chanting their way through central Hobart, public sector nurses, midwives and their 'true believers' wound up on Tasmania's parliament house lawns.  Among those greeting them was Labor leader Rebecca White who's on board their fight for...

Woman allegedly caught six times over the legal limit

Devonport police have charged a 34-year-old woman with drink driving offences after she was allegedly detected with a blood alcohol reading of more than six times the legal limit. The woman was driving on Wenvoe Street...

Parking? There's an app for that

We may still be waiting for hover-boards in 2018, but one new hi-tech solution has come into play in Hobart - an app for parking.  That's right - no more fumbling for correct change, begging unfortunate...

Launceston shooting

A woman's in a stable condition after being shot in suburban Launceston. The shooter is still at large after firing a round into the 47-year-old woman's leg at a Trevallyn home around 6 pm yesterday. She was...

Home from Qld fires

Tasmania Fire Service has brought home 42 firefighters from an interstate deployment, 12 returning to Devonport and 30 landing in Hobart. The SES and Parks and Wildlife were also represented in the mission to provide expert...

Bees give Hobart the hive-five

  Hobart commuters and pedestrians are being treated to an incredible sight with bees swarming a sign in the CBD this afternoon. The bees, spotted in Bathurst Street near the corner of Campbell Street, were taking up...

Transgender row sparks legal threat

A women's rights group is considering defamation action against Tasmania's former antidiscrimination commissioner. Women Speak Tasmania was due to address a Human Rights Week event in Hobart next week, prompting an email to organisers from Robin...

Firearms dealer raided, charged

The future of Ulverstone firearms dealer Tas Guns n Ammo is unclear after a police raid on the Victoria Street premises yesterday. They've charged a 58-year-old man with dozens of offences, seizing a sizeable quantity of...