Author: Josh Agnew

DAILY BRIEFING: A motorist is fined $963 and has had his car clamped for 28 days after allegedly being caught driving 172 kilometres per hour, and the University of Tasmania engages a “reputation protection” consultancy group. Read more: Tasmania news: Motorist fined almost ,000 after allegedly being caught driving 172kph Source: ABC News

WATCH as police remove Extinction Rebellion protestors from Hobart’s Constitution Dock Bridge as they tie themselves to the bridge, demanding our government take action on climate change! Extinction Rebellion protestors also rallied on Parliment Lawns, in the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery and on Franklin Square this morning. The protests come as part of Extinction […]

The Kingborough council are facing backlash from environmentally concerned residents after a Veolia rubbish collection truck was seen emptying a recycling bin and a general waste bin into the same garbage truck! In a statement, Mayor of Kingborough Dean Winter said “Veolia have investigated and reviewed the entire run by the driver, which is hundreds […]

DAILY BRIEFING: A confidential Tourism Tasmania report outs management as a golf-obsessed “boys’ club”, and Hobart City Council might repay rates charged to aged care residents. Read more: Tasmania Now: Golf-obsessed 'boy's club' culture slammed in report, HCC asked to repay rates Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: Police arrest a man after a firearms incident at Risdon Vale, Tasmania’s tourism boom appears to be going bust and people are encouraged to participate in platypus monitoring study. Read more: Tasmania Now: Police arrest a man after shooting, and overseas tourist numbers down Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A Tasmanian pair will be sentenced today over the murder of a tattoo artist, and fire investigators are looking into several blazes around the state. Read more: Tasmania Now: Pair face sentence over 'calculated execution', house fires to be probed Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A plan to accommodate a bumper Sydney-to-Hobart fleet this year a Constitution Dock hits a snag, while racing driver Alex Peroni’s recovery could take three months, and there are plans to open an underground rivulet to cyclists and pedestrians. Read more: Tasmania Now: TasPorts withdraws marina application, and Peroni faces lengthy recovery Source: […]

Resident’s of Hobart’s northern suburbs are calling on the state governement and local councils to consider opening up Hobart’s unused rail corridors to allow for a light rail service to operate across the city! An official report is set to be complied for mid-next year, with a light rail system connecting Hobart and Brighton a […]

DAILY BRIEFING: Two people charged in relation to the deaths of 16 polo ponies are due to face court this morning, police charge two men after last weeks’ stabbing last week and concerns for the second Bass Strait interconnector. Read more: Tasmania Now: Polo pony deaths case resumes and stabbing charges Source: ABC News

DAILY BRIEFING: A motorcyclist dies in the state’s north after crashing into the back of a parked truck, and the jury in the Dwayne “Doc” Davies murder trial is expected to begin deliberations today. Read more: Tasmania Now: 24yo dies in motorcycle crash, jury in tattooist murder trial to consider verdict Source: ABC News

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