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Protest at Smithton veneer mill

Four people have been arrested following a protest at the Ta Ann Veneer Mill at Smithton in the state's north-west. Authorities were called to the scene at around 9 this morning where 20 Bob Brown Foundation...

Waterfront death investigation leads to assault charge

There's been a development in the investigation into the tragic death of Jarrod Davies, who's body was discovered by search divers at Hobart's waterfront earlier this week. Police have now charged a 28-year-old man from Geilston...

Jan Cameron charged

Criminal charges have been laid on one of Tasmania's most prominent business identities. Former Bellamy's director Jan Cameron is accused of failing to reveal a significant stake in the infant formula company, as was the obligation...

Fatal Bass Highway crash

Another death on Tasmania's roads and the Bass Highway is again the scene of the tragedy. At around 5.30pm Thursday, a 54 year old Devonport man was killed when his Nissan Navara crossed to wrong side...

Attempt to recover miner's body fails

The company in charge of recovery efforts for the body of Queenstown miner Cameron Goss says it's managing the operation carefully to ensure safety and avoid fatigue. 44-year-old Cameron Goss was driving a loader about 700m...

Temco's half-yearly results

The owner of a major northern Tasmanian employer has released dismal half-yearly results. The Temco manganese Smelter at Bell Bay, which employs around 300 people, is already under a cloud after owner South 32 announced it...

Petrol pain that never ends

Tasmania's enduring quest for petrol prices correctly reflecting market conditions carries on, as the RACT again takes aim at inflated retail margins. A bear market for crude oil and falling wholesale prices has done virtually nothing...

Lambie lashes gov on integrity

Key senate powerbroker Jacqui Lambie says she's putting talks with the Morrison Government about its union-busting bill on ice, until it releases a secret report into the damaging sports rorts saga. Scott Morrison had his head...

Hobart waterfront safety concerns

Safety around Hobart's busy and popular waterfront is a hot topic as the city confronts another young life lost. 27-year-old Jarrod Davies' body was found yesterday by police divers off Elizabeth Street Pier, he had last...

Woman charged over George Town arson

A 33-year-old woman from George Town has been arrested and charged in relation to a fire that destroyed a home in Stonehouse Street, George Town on Sunday. The Housing Tasmania property sustained about $200 000 in...