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One critical after Forcett crash

Two people remain in hospital with serious injuries following a two-car crash in the state's south this morning. The crash occurred on the Arthur Highway at Forcett when a black Holden sedan travelling towards Sorell crossed...

Hobart smoking ban given the green light

Smoking in central Hobart will soon be limited to only a handful of areas, after council last night voted to expand its cigarette ban. From April 15 next year, it will be illegal to smoke in...

Ravenswood arson probe

There's an urgent call for donations for two single mothers who've been left with nothing after their home was apparently firebombed at Ravenswood yesterday evening. There's been around $200,000 damage to the Warring Street home. Arson investigators...

TAB robbed, bike stolen in overnight raid

A betting outlet worker is shaken but unhurt after a robbery in Hobart's north overnight. A robber described as 180 cm tall and of average build struck at closing time at the TAB on Derwent Park...

Maria Island kayaker saved

A kayaker who went missing off Maria Island on Monday afternoon has turned up safe and well. Hobart man Steve Smith paddled out from Darlington yesterday morning, but his family raised the alarm after he failed...

Now is the time to get the flu vaccine

The flu vaccine is available for Tasmanians aged over six months ahead of this year’s season. Health experts say now is the best time to get the vaccine as the flu season usually starts in June...

Hobart father shot dead

Police have indicated the victim of a fatal gunshot wound to the head may have been in touch with multiple people, shortly before his death in the state's south.  The body of Jarrod Turner was discovered...

Bob takes off

What's expected to be a three-and-a-half-week attempt to fly around Australia solo from Devonport is officially underway. Kindred teenager Bob Bramley has taken off in his bid to become the youngest person to achieve a full...

AMC boost for Launceston

Tasmania's Australian Maritime College will host an $85 million defence hub being promised by Labor. $20 million will be announced today for stage 1 of the defence, innovation and design precinct at Newnham. Shadow Science Minister Kim...

Body found in Richmond, boy killed in Sandford

It's been a busy 24-hours for our emergency services in the state's south. Police are investigating after a body was discovered on a street in Richmond early this morning. Authorities have been on the scene at Colebrook...