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Baby hit by meningococcal

There are growing calls to make the Meningococcal B vaccine free, as an infant continues to be treated in Launceston General Hospital. The 9-month-old is the second case of meningococcal disease in Tasmania this year. Public Health...

Fur real; pests served up for dinner

Hobart's Museum of Old and New Art is pushing the boundaries once again, with an exhibition featuring dishes made from invasive species - including feral cats. The weekly three course dinners will be held every Sunday...

Plan to bust Hobart congestion

A multimillion dollar, 30-year plan to tackle congestion in Hobart has been announced by the state's motoring body. The RACT has unveiled its Greater Hobart Mobility Vision as new figures reveal the reliance on cars in the...

World greatness beckons for Titmus

Olympic gold next year is within reach of Tasmania's Ariarne Titmus with only an American superstar in her way.  18 year old Titmus smashed the field in the 400 metre freestyle last night at the national...

UPDATE: FOUND - Ringarooma man missing

UPDATE: SHAUN HAS BEEN FOUND SAFE AND WELL. Authorities are ramping up their search for a missing man from the north-east. Shaun Robert Dolan from Ringarooma hasn't been seen since the 1st of April, but was spoken...

Assange behind bars

Australian Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been found guilty of breaching his bail in the UK. Mr Assange was arrested on Thursday night, Australian time, after having his asylum status revoked from the Ecuadorian Embassy. London police...

Southwood mill to reopen after bushfire damage

  A Southwood mill damaged by the January bushfires in the state's south will reopen next month. Power was restored to the Neville Smith Forest Products Southwood mill recently, allowing repair work to get underway. CEO Andrew Walker...

Launceston murderer sentenced to 22 years behind bars

Launceston murderer Ian Rosewall has been sentenced to 22 years jail in the Launceston Supreme Court, having killed his Mayfield housemate by repeatedly hitting him in the head with a hammer in 2016. 24-year-old Tyson Timothy...

Petition hits parliament

A West Coast petition with 814 signatures appealing for the reinstatement of the direct bus service connecting the region with Hobart, has entered state parliament, courtesy of Labor MP Anita Dow. Citing a lack of patronage,...

"Merciless cruelty": child abuser gaoled

A drug-abusing Scottsdale man who subjected an autistic child to horrendous abuse is behind bars. 27-year-old Joseph Edward Auton pleaded guilty to ill-treating a child over a number of weeks, having used duct tape to bind...