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Craig Gathercole has been repairing watches and clocks in Hobart for 46 years, but when he retires his skills won’t be passed on to anyone. Read more: 'It might be the end of it': What is the future of clock and watchmaking? Source: ABC News

Sadly, a body has been located in bushland near Mayfield as part of the ongoing investigation into missing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. Two youths were taken into custody about 3.30pm and are currently assisting police with their inquiries. “A body of a man was located around 2.30pm this afternoon and has not yet been […]

Women’s football has taken off across Australia, but there’s one big issue — a lack of facilities. At one Hobart club girls are forced to use the public toilets and get changed outside because of a lack of facilities. Read more: This footy club has 130 girls, their training ground changerooms have one toilet and […]

A Hobart woman tells a court she is “determined to never walk the same path again” as she pleads guilty to the manslaughter of a woman whose body was found in a burnt-out public housing unit in 2016. Read more: Woman 'deeply sorry' for brutal killing that followed meth row Source: ABC News

A new revamp of a boutique eco-resort is just the latest in a slew of projects in the development pipeline for the region surrounding Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park, home to Wineglass Bay — but locals fear the area is already buckling under the weight of the tourism boom. Read more: Tourists are flocking to this […]

Advocates say existing laws in Tasmania normalise sex attacks on children and cause confusion about what is rape, pointing to the example of Grace Tame’s teacher insisting she had been a willing participant in their relationship at the age of just 15. Read more: Grace's abuser was convicted of 'maintaining a relationship'. Advocates want the […]

Jan Sellars is living with dementia and her husband Geoffrey is her carer, they readily admit the condition can be “hard on a family”. But in this volunteer-run cafe in Tasmania’s north-west, it’s no big deal. Read more: Geoffrey and Jan know how isolating dementia can be. They're beating it one cuppa at a time […]

The Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey accuses the state’s public housing provider of prejudice, failing its vulnerable tenants and of being an unfit landlord in a scathing submission to her own party’s housing inquiry. Read more: 'Compliance above humanity': Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey lashes state-run public housing provider Source: ABC News

Composer Rachel Meyers, immersed in Tasmania’s wild west coast, says the wind makes its own unique sound when interacting with her instruments. Read more: Composer and violinist experiments with 'deep listening' at Tasmania's wild Arthur River Source: ABC News

Earning the title ‘Aunty’ in Indigenous culture is not just about family and getting older. Three Tasmanian women share their stories about cultural survival and their hopes for the future. Read more: Meet three of Tasmania's female Aboriginal elders Source: ABC News


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