Tasmanian News

As SEVERE WEATHER continues to lash many parts of the state, the Bureau of Meteorology has issued a minor flood warning for the Huon River. Around 10–30 mm of rain is expected in the southeast, Upper Derwent Valley and lower east of the state today, and up to 60 mm possible in elevated areas. Tomorrow […]

Labor Leader Rebecca White said parents have expressed concerns about overcrowding on some school runs, with large numbers of students forced to stand while travelling at high speeds on the highway. Ms white says the Liberal Government must address health and safety concerns for students travelling on school buses in the state’s South East. “With […]

After closing more than THREE months ago due to COVID-19, Village Cinemas across Tasmania are expected to reopen by NEXT THURSDAY! Village cinema sites in Launceston, Eastlands and Glenorchy are ready to fire up the projector once again, with the Hobart City site to follow suit on Thursday, June 25. As part of Coronavirus precautions, […]

Writer of the beloved Australian televisions series McLeod’s Daughters, Posie Graeme-Evans has confirmed the show will be getting a second life in TASMANIA, with the state government announcing funding for the program on Wednesday! As part of the Tasmanian Government’s $3.5 million Cultural and Creative Industries Stimulus Package as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

Police have charged a 16-year-old youth, a 17-year-old youth and an 18-year-old man in relation to a deliberately lit fire in Sandy Bay yesterday afternoon. The two youths were bailed to appear in the Youth Justice Division of the Hobart Magistrates Court in October, and the 18-year-old will appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court on […]

A Severe Weather Warning for Damaging winds is current for southern, eastern and northern Tasmania with the state already recording winds up to 150km/h at Maatsuyker Island before 9am this morning. Other strong gusts recorded so far today include: o 119 km/h at Mount Read o 115 km/h at Scotts Peak o 109 km/h at […]

Could we be waking up to a winter wonderland on Wednesday morning? Well, that’s what the Bureau of Meteorology seem to think! Hobartians have well and truly settled into the cold season, with FREEZING temperatures shocking the city over the last two weeks… Except, we have yet to seen a Hobart winter staple – SNOW! […]

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a week of windy and wet days across the state! A cold front is expected to cross on Tuesday, bringing wet, windy and cold conditons to Tasmania. GUSTY WINDS will develop about much of the state on Tuesday morning, with SNOW lowering to SIX HUNDRED METRES about the south […]

Another high profile hobart restaurant has been forced to close its doors after financial hardship from the COVID-19 pandemic. Oddfellows Bar and Eatery on Macquarie St in Hobart’s CBD had been operating as an ‘ethical cafe’ for less than a year. Owners Ms Proud and Mr Maurici confirmed the closure on Monday, saying “Despite our […]

Pinnacle Road on Hobart’s Mt Wellington has been reopened after being closed for over 2 months due to COVID-19 concerns, and maintenance crews have been working to trim overhanging vegetation along Pinnacle Road and carry out other maintenance works while the road is closed to vehicles. The works are expected to provide improved visibility and […]

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