Latest News - Tasmania

Tasmania's recreational fishers are expected to be among those who benefit from new laws banning factory freezer trawlers from the state's waters.

Former Tasmanian premier Lara Giddings has told a debate on voluntary euthanasia that patients are suffering "intolerable pain" and "state-sanctioned torture".

A father and son have escaped a house fire in Hobart sparked by a wood heater, prompting authorities to issue a winter safety warning.

Jailed Hobart woman Susan Neill-Fraser insists she did not kill her husband and is hoping to win the right to another appeal in the Tasmanian Supreme Court.