Tasmania

Police work to find the real story behind Tasmania's first female police officer

Who was Tasmania's first female police officer and why did she only stay in the job for three months before leaving to live in a small town in …

Policing

Scrapping pokies in Tasmania could ‘risk hundreds of jobs’

Labor party election pledge would ‘destroy’ the pokies industry in Tasmania, claims head of local hospitality association<p>Tasmania’s peak hospitality body has blasted a Labor party election pledge to remove poker machines from pubs and clubs, claiming the move will cost hundreds of jobs.<p>The state’s …

Liberal Party of Australia

Core Collective designs Sunnybanks House to withstand wild weather in rural Tasmania

Architecture practice Core Collective has completed a house in Tasmania featuring a robust material palette of concrete, steel, masonry and timber …

Christmas decorations reinstated after Service Tasmania backflip

An order to cancel Christmas at Tasmania's public service has been reversed by the State Government after a public outcry.<p>Service Tasmania staff were …

Christmas

Almost 200 people hit by gastro outbreak on Ovation of the Seas cruise ship in Hobart

Almost 200 passengers on one of the world's largest cruise ships have been treated for gastro as the liner docked in Hobart.<p>Ovation of the Seas, …

Cruise Ships

Man stabbed, attacker on run in Tasmania

A man has been stabbed in Hobart and his attacker is on the run.

Summer snow, wet weather in Australia's Tasmania cuts power to many residents - Xinhua

SYDNEY, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Snow hit the highlands of Tasmania during the summer weekend, with adverse weather alerts and power outages for many …

News (China)

Rain, wind and summer snow hit Tasmania

Tasmania's parched east coast has received a much-needed drenching, while summer snow fell in the central highlands overnight.

Weather

World-first uses satellites, ocean models to explain Antarctic seafloor biodiversity

In a world-first, a research team has used data collected by satellites and an ocean model to explain and predict biodiversity on the Antarctic …

Oceans

Tasmania to fight proposed GST changes

Tasmania's Liberal treasurer has pledged to fight "tooth and nail" against a proposed GST shake-up he says is designed to bail out Western …

Australia

Bandidos in Tasmania 'for fish and chips' not mischief, gang spokesman says as charges laid from visit

Drug charges, driving offences and noise infringements have followed the Bandidos visit to Tasmania, as a national crime body warns the public to not …

Crime

Starter's gun fires on Basslink sale; Credit Suisse lands WestConnex mandate

As Singapore's Keppel confirmed the worst kept secret in Australian dealmaking - it would like to sell the Basslink electricity interconnector that …

Credit Suisse

Tasmania 'going troppo', with record-breaking unseasonal warmth to roll on

Tasmania's record-breaking November warmth is set to continue until late in the week, with the Bureau of Meteorology describing the coming conditions …

Climate Change

Collaboration the key to future of education in Tasmania - Breakfast - ABC Radio

4 out of 5 school principals are saying they haven't the time or resources to manage schools. Today the Peter Underwood Centre is publishing research …

Australia

Bandidos bikies get mixed reception travelling through north-west Tasmania

Hundreds of bikies from the Bandidos gang have rolled through Tasmania's north-west as part of the group's national run.<p>Tasmania Police estimated …

Crime

Tasmania to host female jockey challenge

Tasmania is set to host the first Australian Female Jockey Championship under lights at Launceston later this season.<p>The event, to be held on March 7 …

Sport (Australia)

Paine, Marsh, Bancroft in Australia's Ashes squad

5:27 PM ET<p>Tim Paine, Cameron Bancroft and Shaun Marsh will replace Matthew Wade, Matt Renshaw and Glen Maxwell in Australia's Ashes Test team to face …

Cricket

Ancient living fossils discovered by accident in Tasmania

ANCIENT LIFE FORM: Stromatolites are the smooth globular structure protruding above the level of the gravel. Picture: DPIPWE<p>HABITAT: The spring mound …

Nature

A brief history of Cadbury's in Tasmania - Mornings - ABC Radio

<b>Audio Player failed to load.</b><p>Try to Download directly (4.83 MB)<p>Play<p>Press play then disable your screen reader. Use space bar to pause or play, and up …

Australia

Things To Do in Tasmania: A First-Time Traveller's Guide

With literally hundreds of things to do in Tasmania, it can be extremely difficult to narrow down the best things to do on this large island. Sitting …

Australia

A New Bike Park is Set to Open in Tasmania

Maydena Bike Park will open in January with 15 gravity trails<p>More bike parks equal more fun. This one, located in the Derwent Valley of Tasmania, …

Mountain Biking

Wukalina Aboriginal walk to showcase Indigenous culture in north-east Tasmania

A four-day walk immersing visitors in Aboriginal culture is set to be launched in Tasmania's north-east.<p>The wukalina walk covering more than 30 …

Misogyny

Local demand fuelling real estate sales boom in Tasmania, report says

Tasmanian buyers, not interstate investors, are driving the boost in the state's real estate sales, according to the latest industry report.<p>The Real …

Real Estate

Rebels in Tasmania: Police investigate alleged assault but victim remains a mystery

There is evidence someone was seriously assaulted at the Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang's Hobart clubhouse, even though no victim has come forward and …

Crime

Two Rebels motorcycle gang bikies escorted off flight in Tasmania

Two Rebels outlaw motorcycle gang members have been escorted off a Qantas flight in Hobart, police say.<p>Tasmania Police confirmed they were called to …

Australian News

Police descend on Tasmania as bikies arrive

Police from around the country have arrived in Tasmania as hundreds of members of Rebel gang members arrive in Hobart for a bikie convention.<p>Police …

Crime

Out-of-control Tas bushfire downgraded

An out-of-control bushfire in Tasmania's northeast has been downgraded but properties remain at risk, authorities say.<p>An emergency warning has been …

Rebels motorcycle gang bikies screened for drugs as 400 gather in Tasmania

Members of the Rebels motorcycle gang have been met by a big police operation after arriving in Tasmania for a massive gathering this weekend.<p>Police …

Crime

State Growth local ‘focus’

Coordinator-General John Perry<p>In the 2016-17 financial year, Tasmania’s State Growth Department awarded approximately $82 million worth of contracts …

Australia

Tasmania's public service increases under Liberals despite savage job cuts

The number of public servants in Tasmania is now the highest it has been under the Hodgman Government, despite the Liberals cutting hundreds of jobs …