The jury in an attempted murder trial in Tasmania has heard the accused wanted to kill himself and his sons to prevent his estranged wife getting custody of the children.
Three Australians injured when their helicopter crashed in Antarctica are expected to make a full recovery.
An elderly Tasmanian man has told a court guns seized by police from his home are not firearms.
A Palmer United Party MP who dubbed Tasmania "Boganland" claims he is also a bogan and people should not be offended by his comments.
The Community and Public Sector Union plans to fight a proposal to move dozens of federal IT jobs out of Hobart.
The Tasmanian Opposition has cast doubt on the future viability of Aurora Energy.
Tasmanian's chief magistrate Michael Hill has formally disqualified himself from hearing the death by negligent driving case against the Director of Public Prosecutions, Tim Ellis.
A Tasmanian man has been charged with two counts of inciting a person to commit murder.
Australia's corporate watchdog is opposing an application by the former head of timber company Gunns John Gay to run companies again.
The Federal Government is denying it has gone soft on its policy to overturn the forest peace deal.
Former Gunns boss John Gay wants part of his penalty for insider trading overturned.