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New coal mining exploration is getting support from the Tasmanian Government, but some farmers say they are not being adequately informed about potential developments on their land. Read more: Brett Hall was shocked to discover his farm's underground resources were up for grabs. He's not alone Source: ABC News

In a matter of weeks more than 50,000 virtual signatures have been added to an online petition supporting the formation of a Tasmanian AFL team, but it is unlikely to be enough to sway the AFL executive, writes Chris Rowbottom. Read more: Everyone (and their dog) seems to want a Tasmanian AFL team — will […]

Quad bike manufacturer Honda has described the Government’s new roll bar rules as a “ban by stealth” and says that today is a “disappointing day for farm safety”. Read more: 'Looks like we'll cease supply': Honda vents fury over quad bike safety laws Source: ABC News

Karen Cranfield has moved to a Hobart suburb where people on modest incomes should be able to “afford living” — but with rental prices increasing, that’s no longer the case. Read more: Karen lives in a 'lower-income' suburb, but her rent just went up a week 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

A judge sentencing a woman and her former lover to jail for the shooting murder of her partner Dwayne “Doc” Davies 
labels the act an “outrageous killing” and a “betrayal” by the victim’s wife and close friend. Read more: Partner and former lover jailed over 'outrageous' tattooist murder 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

Bek Eirth’s insistence on keeping her dog Dexter ended in her eviction — but with some help her dog has been her saviour. Read more: Bek was left homeless after refusing to give up her dog — but he's helped her turn her life around Source: ABC News

A cancer patient whose hysterectomy wound was split open after an assault by her former partner and carer, who has now won an appeal against his jail sentence, says she wants to see justice before she dies. Read more: 'No justice': Terminally ill woman's attacker to be re-sentenced Source: ABC News

An Australian fast food giant launches a ‘0 per cent beef’ burger that aims to imitate the real thing and appeal to meat lovers’ tastes. Read more: CSIRO teams with takeaway tycoon to make 'fake meat' fast food Source: ABC News


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