Tasmanian News

Emergency department registrars at the hospital write a scathing letter to management saying patients are being injured and dying, and doctors are suffering “physical exhaustion … and psychological trauma” because of deteriorating conditions. Read more: 'Abundant' cases of patient deaths at Royal Hobart Hospital, say doctors Source: ABC News

An estimated 8 million tonnes of plastic rubbish enters the world’s oceans each year and an Australian invention called a Seabin is doing something about it. Read more: 'Rubbish bin for the water' comes to Australia Source: ABC News

Two more people are in custody in relation to the alleged murder of Hobart father Jarrod Turner, whose body was found near Richmond after being shot in the head last Sunday. Read more: Two arrested over alleged shooting death of Jarrod Leigh Turner Source: ABC News

Two brothers spent five decades looking for their sister Lucille Butterworth, who disappeared in 1969. Now with the death of Jim, his surviving brother John vows to keep searching. Read more: 'It's not over': Lucille Butterworth's surviving brother vows to continue 50-year search Source: ABC News

Tasmania’s housing crisis is putting pressure on the state’s overcrowded prison system as inmates struggle to secure a fixed address needed when applying for bail or parole. Read more: 'It's a powder keg': How Tasmania's rental crisis adds to prison pressures Source: ABC News

Senior Constable Dan Adams is the only resident of Liawenee, a town in the very centre of Tasmania, mostly known for its cold weather. Read more: 'Tinder a waste of time' for the only cop in a one-man town Source: ABC News

A 14-year-old girl is charged with one count of being an accessory after the fact in relation to the alleged murder of Hobart man Jarrod Leigh Turner. Read more: 14yo girl charged in connection with alleged murder of Jarrod Turner Source: ABC News

Three people, including a man and woman in their 70s, will be charged over the alleged assault of a Catholic priest in a church in Tasmania’s north last month, police say. Read more: Man and woman in their 70s among three to be charged over alleged priest assault Source: ABC News

Tasmanian commercial fishermen are using rod and reel to target top quality sashimi-grade southern bluefin tuna to meet the demand of discerning diners in Japanese restaurants on the mainland. Read more: Fishing for tuna the Tasmanian way serves up top quality tuna in big-city restaurants Source: ABC News

The first good rainfall that traditionally triggers the southern cropping season is known as the autumn break. We usually expect it by around Anzac Day, but for the past few years the skies have refused to open. Read more: Our southern farmers could really use a break, literally Source: ABC News


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