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Safer sharing of roads with vehicles

Another round of funding is up for grabs for projects to help Tasmania's vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians avoid mishaps involving vehicles.  According to the state government, they accounted for more than 40%...

Palmer for Rosevears

The Tasmanian Liberals have confirmed reports Jo Palmer is having a tilt at politics. President Rod Scurrah says the retired news anchor will run as a Liberal for the Upper House seat of Rosevears, with incumbent...

Labor's candidate for Huon LegCo election

Dr Bastian Seidel speaks during a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) A high-profile GP will run as a Labor candidate in the upcoming Legislative Council election for...

Fruit fly found

Biosecurity Tasmania has detected a single male fruit fly in East Launceston. The Queensland fruit fly was found yesterday in one of the 1000 permanent fruit fly traps across Tasmania which are checked weekly. “The detection of...

Body found in underwater search

Underwater searching for missing Victorian man Jarrod Davies has uncovered a body in Hobart. He was captured on camera walking towards Elizabeth Street Pier around 1am Sunday. It is that area where divers concentrated search efforts in...

Forest war of words

The state-owned logger is lashing out at claims it's been forced to pull out of a West Coast forest. The forest wars reignited last week, after Sustainable Timbers Tasmania sent a contractor to harvest a few...

St Helens to host global event

Tasmania's North East coast will play host to an international mountain biking event next month. The Dragon Trail will bring more than 300 riders from Australia and around the world to St Helens on March 26...

Police response times blow out

Police in Tasmania's major population areas are taking longer to show up to high level callouts. In the latest Corporate Performance Report, in November 2019 in the year to date officers in the south were found...

Missing man: Jarrod Davies

Hobart Police are searching for a man from interstate who hasn't been seen since being out near Salamanca early yesterday morning. Jarrod Robert Davies was out at the waterfront late Saturday night and into the early hours...

George Town arson

Another public housing property has been burnt down. Investigations have confirmed the fire at number 10 Stonehouse Street at George Town on Sunday afternoon was deliberately lit. Crews found it well alight on arrival around 10 past...