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Latest news: Tasmania

Jacqui Lambie open to backing Liberal minority in Tasmania

Tasmania's Liberals are chasing crossbench support to form minority government after the state election, including from the Jacqui Lambie Network.

Tasmania vote a lesson for federal Labor and Liberals

With a federal election looming the major parties are looking to the Apple Isle for lessons with another hung parliament on the cards in Tasmania.

Defiant Jeremy Rockliff claims minority mandate

Australia's only Liberal government is on track to win more seats than Labor at the Tasmanian election but not enough to form majority.

Man pleads not guilty to murdering Tasmanian teenager Shyanne-Lee Tatnell

A man accused of murdering teenager Shyanne-Lee Tatnell, whose body was discovered in Tasmanian bushland, has pleaded not guilty.

The battle to save Australia’s ultra rare grumpy fish

A grumpy looking Tasmanian fish with flashy Broadway features is the poster child for an extraordinary battle against extinction.

Experts to consider critical listing for ancient fish in Tasmania

An ancient fish on the brink of extinction could be listed as critically endangered within a fortnight, after such action was passed over just last year.

Cooking oil and heater warning after deadly shed fire in Tasmania

The death of a 61-year-old man in a granny flat fire is a "solemn reminder" of the dangers of drying towels on heaters and leaving hot cooking oil unattended.

Tasmania to join AFL in 2028 after being confirmed as 19th team

Tasmania will have a team in the AFL, after the island state was officially awarded the league's 19th licence by CEO Gillon McLachlan.

Hobart waterfront stadium earns federal cash injection

Tasmania's new stadium has won a funding boost after the prime minister announced $240 million for waterfront development, but some are unhappy with the plans.

Federal cash tipped for Hobart stadium, AFL team looms

The federal government will reportedly announce funding for a new stadium in Hobart, paving the way for the AFL to grant Tasmania entry into the competition.

Tasmanian doctor critical but stable after ED attack

Tasmanian doctors have called for emergency department safety protocols to be reviewed after one of their colleagues was stabbed in a regional hospital.