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Horror crash claims Launceston driver

A report will be prepared for the Coroner after a horror smash on the East Tamar Highway. The incident occurred at around 2:45pm yesterday afternoon at the intersection of the highway and University Way, when a...

Dodges Ferry carjack report

A report of an attempted carjacking in Dodges Ferry east of Hobart is being checked out by police. At around 1.30 this afternoon (Friday) a man armed with a knife is claimed to have tried to...

Devonport Cup date moved, Burnie gets extra harness racing

The Devonport Cup will be held a week later next year.   This year's event was held on January 5, with the new 2022-23 Tasmanian Racing Calendar, released yesterday, showing January 11 as the date for next...

1303 new cases, government ditches Facebook figures

Tasmania's recent COVID-19 surge has continued, just hours after the public health emergency declaration ended.  1303 new cases and no deaths were reported on Friday morning, the largest spike seen for months, taking the number of...

Health bosses to account for Griffin failures

Further senior Tasmanian health officials will front an inquiry investigating a pedophile nurse who worked in the children's ward of a hospital for nearly two decades. The commission examining state government responses to child sexual abuse...

Kid accused of motorbike theft spree

A 15 year old has been charged with the theft of motorbikes across Hobart, Glenorchy and Bridgewater spanning two months. Police have noted that some of the bikes were expensive models left easily accessible and not...

Thousands give E-scooters a try in Burnie

E-scooter operator Beam has heralded the first week of trials of a fleet of 100 scooters in Burnie as a huge success.   Early data has shown each of the distinctive purple scooters have been used on...

Coastal girls get AFLW call-up

Two Coastal footballers will get a chance to play at the highest level after being selected in last night's AFLW draft.   Ulverstone's Meghan Gaffney was chosen by Greater Western Sydney at pick 66, while former Devonport...

Active cases explode

There's an apparent discrepancy in Tasmania's latest COVID numbers. Tasmania's active case count has inexplicably surged by 1254 to more than 7400 since Wednesday, the rise almost equal to new infections in the last 24 hours,...