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Deadly road collision

Just after 8:35 this morning a crash occurred on Algona road between a white passenger bus which was travelling north on Algona road, and a black sedan that was travelling south. As a result of that...

TEMCO jobs saved

There is a huge relief for hundreds of workers in the George Town area after the announcement Bell Bay's manganese smelter will receive a new owner.  South 32 Limited, the current owners of Tasmanian Electro Metallurgical...

Three hoons caught speeding

Between 3:30 and 4:00 yesterday afternoon, three men were caught travelling at excessive speeds in separate incidents. All three were detected exceeding the 100km/hr speed limit on the Lyell Highway, south of Queenstown. Two men from Hobart were...

Tasmania's new medical cannabis facility

Tasmanian Alkaloids has opened a medical cannabis facility with support from the Tasmanian government. The 10 million dollar loan through the Department of State Growth accelerated the project, with the aim to create more local jobs. Minister...

Road fatality spike

The Tasmanian government has once again urged Tasmanians to take care on our roads ahead of wet weather on the way. The North West in particular will be affected, with up to 100 millimetres between today...

Palmer secures seat in upper house election

It was a close call for ex-TV identity Jo Palmer in the seat of Rosevears. Her bid to switch from TV to a job in the state's upper house of parliament has crawled over the line. The...

New coronavirus case in Tas

A new coronavirus case has been detected in Tasmania. Premier Peter Gutwein announced this afternoon the man in his 60's, who was transferred from Melbourne to the North West Regional Hospital, had tested positive to COVID-19. He...

Oyster brands to be imprinted on shell

New laser branding technology means instant knowledge of where an oyster was sourced could be just around the corner. A specifically designed high-tech C-O-2 laser has been developed which can mark the outside of the shell...

Burnie courts on the move

Burnie's court complex is moving out of town. $15 million was committed at the last election to upgrade the Alexander Street courts, but Attorney General Elise Archer says it's become clear they're no longer fit for...

Drugs, firearms seized

A trafficable quantity of methylamphetamine and firearms have been seized from a Hadspen property. Earlier this month, police conducting routine screening of mail into Tasmania and located ICE bound for an address in Hadspen in the...