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One man found, one still missing

Tasmania Police have advised that of the two concerns for welfare they issued this week, one man has been found.  However, John Thomas Norrish of St Helens is still to be located after going missing on...

Wonder drugs on PBS

Health and life is returning to normal for Tasmania's Trevlyn McCallum, who was told in February his stage 4 melanoma would kill him in mere months without treatment. The cancer had spread to his liver, spleen,...

Fisher "lucky to be alive"

Investigations reveal accidental causes were to blame for a dramatic boat fire off Port Arthur.  The boat's occupant was forced to dive for his life and swim 2 kilometres to safety early yesterday after flames erupted...

Fatal smashes

Police are appealing for witnesses after two fatal crashes in the state's south and north less than 8 hours apart. A 27-year-old Greater Hobart motorcyclist died after his bike slammed into a wire barrier on the...

Monaro nirvana

Hundreds of Holden Monaros are roaring their way towards this weekend's Australian gathering in Tasmania Held every two years in a different state, the Monaro Nationals features a Show and Shine of the two and four...

Tasmanian fire crews help battle blazes in QLD

10 Tasmanian firefighters are flying out from Hobart, Launceston and Devonport today to assist Queensland's bushfire crisis. The crews will form incident management teams managed by the Queensland Fire and Emergency services. Tasmania Fire Service Chief Officer...

Woman basher gaoled

A family violence offender will have to serve at least 33 months jail for a shocking attack on his terminally ill partner.  The Supreme Court heard 55-year-old Leigh John Parker, of Murdunna, repeatedly pushed the woman...

Brooks legal bill

UPDATE: Adam Brooks has released a statement saying he'll pay his own costs.   "Over the past 24 hours I have reflected on the legal fees incurred by myself as a result of the Integrity Commission investigation,"...

Tasmania Police seize drugs in statewide operation

Police drug detection dog teams and officers from the Southern, Northern and Western drug investigation services attended mail and freight centres last week, as part of Operation Vitreus. Police dogs Bernie, Aggie, Una and Fang, who...