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Cat owners on Bruny Island who let their cats stray could be slapped with hefty fines under Tasmania’s toughest new management laws. Read more: 'Keep your cat on a lead': This island isn't pussyfooting in bid to curtail ferals Source: ABC News

Dawn raids on a number of properties around Hobart this morning net firearms, drugs and a vehicle police believe is relevant to the shooting murder of young father Jarrod Turner in April. Read more: Police seize car believed linked to murder probe in dawn raid Source: ABC News

Actor Aisling Franciosi says she is “fiercely proud” of The Nightingale and its director, in the wake of the film’s controversial Australian premiere in Sydney this week. Read more: 'Double standards': The Nightingale star defends controversial film's rape scenes Source: ABC News

MORNING BRIEFING: Tasmanian Government incurs $440,000 in Federal Court costs over push to reopen 4WD tracks in the Tarkine, Bruny Island passes cat control by-law and more controversy over the cable car debate. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: 0,000 spent on controversial plan to reopen Tarkine 4WD tracks Source: ABC News

Carrie Lethborg has 30 years’ experience in the health sector but says trying to get mental health support for young members of her extended family has “brought her to her knees”. Read more: Carrie's family has needed mental health support but getting it isn't easy Source: ABC News

Mining lobbyists and environmentalists say a go-ahead for Adani tomorrow would be monumental for the Galilee Basin, possibly paving the way for six other mines in the region but analysts say some projects may not be viable. Read more: Will Adani be the 'ice-breaker' for six more proposed Galilee mines? Source: ABC News

An adviser to the Tasmanian Premier is fined $1,200 and is disqualified from driving for 15 months after crashing his car into a tree and a parked vehicle while he was four times over the limit, a Hobart court hears. Read more: Premier's media adviser was four times over the limit when he crashed car, […]

Arno joined a neo-Nazi skin head group to “repulse” society. He says governments are ignoring his warnings about far-right extremists like he once was. Read more: This former neo-Nazi has a warning for Australia Source: ABC News

MORNING BRIEFING: The operator of the Spirit of Tasmania ferries says talks are ongoing with the company building its next fleet despite financial troubles, as a 60-year-old gets set to begin a marathon effort for charity. Read more: Live: Tasmania Now: Uncharted waters for Spirit shipbuilder, marathon effort to start Source: ABC News

From beer to politics, and almost anything in between, a rivalry between Tasmania’s north and south has simmered for centuries, but this regional parochialism has much stronger roots that many are unaware of. Read more: Tasmania was once (figuratively) split in two, could it happen again? Source: ABC News


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