Tasmania

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 …

Tasmania bushfire sparks emergency warning

Properties in Tasmania's northeast are at risk from an out-of-control bushfire, authorities say.

Australia

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 …

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 …

Bob Brown wins his case, but High Court leaves the door open to laws targeting protesters

The High Court has ruled today by a 6:1 majority in favour of Bob Brown and Jessica Hoyt’s challenge to the validity of a Tasmanian anti-protest law. …

Rights & Freedoms

Tasmania vows to fight any GST changes

Tasmania will fight proposed changes to the GST which the state's Liberal premier and treasurer say could leave the Apple Isle $1 billion worse off …

Western Australia

Coffin Club in Tasmania helping people around the world build their own caskets

Do-it-yourself (DIY) coffin-making is catching on around the country, and around the world, offering a cheaper alternative to buying a casket.<p>The ABC …

New South Wales

Outdoor Adventure + Wine: Best of Tasmania

Loading<p>I’ve visited four botanical gardens in Australia’s cities and I think Hobart’s is my favourite. It’s also probably the oldest, as it was …

Australia

Change in weather patterns led to mainland Tasmania tiger extinction, researchers say

Researchers believe they have discovered what killed off mainland populations of the Tasmanian tiger — and their cause of death might surprise …

Australian News

Thousands of tourists flock Tasmania

More international tourists than even before visited Tasmania last financial year, with the state's overall visitor numbers jumping by nine per …

Australia

Tasmania 'may help ease energy crisis'

Energy Minister Matthew Groom says Tasmania can help ease the nation's growing energy crisis by doubling its hydro generation capacity.<p>The …

Energy

Heavy snow sweeps across Tasmania

Heavy snow near Hobart has forced schools and roads to close as a cold front sweeps across Tasmania.<p>The first week of spring has already brought two …

Weather

More flu deaths confirmed in Tasmania

Picture: Shutterstock/David Franklin<p>View More Local Business<p>List Your Business Here<p>The have been 14 confirmed institutional deaths in Tasmania due to …

Public Health

WATCH: Tasmania tigers experts "certain" they've captured the animal on film

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Technology (Australia)

Tasmania's acute health services slammed as under-resourced, 'inappropriate'

Australia's peak psychiatry body has made a stinging assessment of Tasmania's mental health system, saying it is critically understaffed and not up …

Mental Health

Beaconsfield hospital patients isolated after Tasmanian flu outbreak

Patients at a hospital in northern Tasmania have been isolated following an outbreak of influenza.<p>Tasmania Health Service (THS) has also issued a …

Public Health

Intersection praise surprises young driver

ONE NEWS<p>The woman left her car at an intersection to walk to the car behind her and "commend" the young driver for his courtesy on the road.<p>A learner …

Road Rage

Tasmania's favourite folk-punk festival has released its lineup

Australia's favourite folk punk festival HOBOFOPO is returning after its successful inaugural event last year with performances scattered across the …

Festivals

Liberals ‘onside’ in review

Treasurer Peter Gutwein.<p>View More Local Business<p>List Your Business Here<p>Tasmania’s Treasurer is confident federal Liberal representatives are onside …

Western Australia

After Albany teen's death another meningococcal case in WA

A middle-aged West Australian is recovering in hospital with the same strain of meningococcal disease that caused the death of a teenager while he …

Australian News

WA dad grieves teenage son's meningococcal death

The father of a young Western Australian man who died from meningococcal disease in Tasmania has poured out his grief on social media, with …

Public Health

Vehicle crashes into traffic lights in Tasmania

Traffic delays are expected after a car collided with a traffic light in the state’s south.<p>Police are attending the single-vehicle crash on the …

West Bengal

Tasmania Is Incredible - Wavelength - Europe's First Surf Magazine

On a simple ordinance survey map Tasmania looks a dejected little crumb off Australia’s south coast, but flip that map to satellite view, and it …

Surfing

Turnbull promotes green-powered Tasmania

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has trumpeted Tasmania's ability to lead the nation in renewable energy at the state's Liberal Party council …

Malcolm Turnbull

Tasmanian forestry deal to bring certainty

Tasmania's Regional Forest Agreement has been extended for another 20 years, a move the state and federal government says brings certainty to the …

Environment

New penalties planned for assaults on off-duty police officers in Tasmania

The Tasmanian Government is taking steps to crack down on people who seriously assault off-duty police officers.<p>Laws already exist for a minimum …

Justice

Tasmania's battle between ecotourism and forestry playing out in town of Derby

Tensions between Tasmania's long-held identity as a logging state and its emerging brand as an ecotourism destination are being put to the test in …

Ecotourism

Damning report into our ability

HOPE: Infrastructure upgrades and some of the fastest internet in the nation was not enough to boost Tasmania's performance. Picture: Contributed<p>View …

Broadband

US private equity backed narcotics player considers ASX listing

Few industries are as closely guarded as the poppy sector.<p>In the wilds of Tasmania, Australia's poppy farmers operate behind the sort of high-tech …

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