Tasmania State News

ABC News: Tasmania
Devonport seeking top class cricket again Wed, 27 Jun 2007 06:06:00 +1000
The Devonport City Council says it will do whatever it takes to get the Tasmanian Tigers playing cricket at the Devonport Oval again.
Inquiry into ambulance allegations Wed, 27 Jun 2007 06:06:00 +1000
The Tasmanian Opposition has raised allegations that a 78 year old man was forced to " wet himself "during a five hour ambulance trip from Hobart to Launceston.
Energy talks today after gas loss Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:24:00 +1000
The Tasmanian Government will get a better indication of the future of northern Tasmania's gas-fired power station project today.
Concern over winter fires Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:17:00 +1000
The recent spate of house fires has sparked a renewed call for Tasmanians to take care when using heaters and electric blankets.
Experts warn on biodiversity Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:18:00 +1000
Experts say Australia is moving too slowly on land management and that the issue is more crucial to the environment than climate change.




ABC News: Northern Tasmania
Devonport seeking top class cricket again Wed, 27 Jun 2007 06:06:00 +1000
The Devonport City Council says it will do whatever it takes to get the Tasmanian Tigers playing cricket at the Devonport Oval again.
Inquiry into ambulance allegations Wed, 27 Jun 2007 06:06:00 +1000
The Tasmanian Opposition has raised allegations that a 78 year old man was forced to " wet himself "during a five hour ambulance trip from Hobart to Launceston.
Energy talks today after gas loss Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:24:00 +1000
The Tasmanian Government will get a better indication of the future of northern Tasmania's gas-fired power station project today.
Concern over winter fires Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:17:00 +1000
The recent spate of house fires has sparked a renewed call for Tasmanians to take care when using heaters and electric blankets.
Fishermen happy with pulp mill meeting Tue, 26 Jun 2007 17:50:00 +1000
Tasmanian fishermen say today's meeting with Gunns chairman John Gay has allayed some of their fears about the proposed pulp mill.



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Family doing their best, inquest told
THE family caring for an elderly woman who died in a near-freezing shipping container in rural Tasmania were doing the best they could in a difficult situation, a court has heard.
Your private oasis
FOR people house hunting in the upper echelons of Tasmania?s property market, the luxurious SeaWedge Estate is the type of jaw-dropping house that inspires awe and demands attention.
Push for Hobart carols to return
HOBART City Council could reconsider holding a major Christmas carols event, as the backlash continues over its decision to opt out of holding one this year.
Cool days ahead with snow set to stay
CLOUDY skies and highland snowfalls are expected for the coming days, with most of the rainfall expected in the state?s West.
New bid to ban smokes
AN Upper House MP will use debate on a Government anti-smoking Bill have another crack at ending the sale of cigarettes to Tasmanians born after 2000, as well as stamping out smoking around hospitals and schools.