Tasmanian News

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They mostly come out at night, so let’s shed some light on moths and why they’re an important part of the ecosystem. Full Article: How to tell a moth from a butterfly Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Police are investigating a boating incident at Ansons Bay that killed two men in their late 60s from northern Tasmania. Full Article: Two men killed, third swims ashore after Tasmanian boating incident Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

The story of an elderly man who died alone, except for the company of his two pet dogs, is tragic. But there has been a happy ending for the loyal pooches Indigo and Blue. Full Article: Old dogs who guarded elderly owner's body find new home together Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News […]

An Italian buyer of Australian super fine wool is urging growers to listen to the market and end mulesing before more customers look to other countries for their merino wool. Full Article: 'It's the 21st century': Wool buyers push for more action against sheep mulesing Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

This year’s $50,000 Glover Prize is awarded to an artwork judges are describing as a “psychological landscape” rather than a literal interpretation of a Tasmanian scene. Full Article: Glover Prize landscape art award bagged by first-time entrant Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Tasmania Police are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in the Launceston suburb of Prospect Vale, where they allege a black dual cab Ford Ranger was seen leaving the crash. Full Article: Fatal hit-and-run in Launceston sparks man hunt for driver Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

A man is dead and another is in police custody after a hit-and-run in the Launceston suburb of Prospect Vale, where Tasmania Police allege a black dual cab Ford Ranger was seen leaving the crash. Full Article: Driver in custody after fatal hit-and-run in Launceston Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Devonport Mayor and Federal Senator Steve Martin confirms he will resign as Mayor today to focus on his senatorial role. The former Jacqui Lambie Network member says he hasn’t got time to do both. Full Article: Devonport Mayor Steve Martin resigns to focus on senator position Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

Krill in the Southern Ocean are able to break down plastic pollution, with a Griffith University study finding they are unknowingly ingesting micro-plastics and breaking them down into nano-plastics. Full Article: Krill show surprising skill at breaking down plastics Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © ABC News Tasmania

The Tasmanian Hospitality Association, which was one of the state Liberals biggest backers during the recent election campaign, is set to have its funding more than tripled in a move Labor says is a “deep corruption of governance”. Full Article: Hotels Association’s big funding win after Tasmanian election campaign Source: ABC News Tasmania Copyright © […]


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