Latest News - Tasmania

Dozens of dangerous children's toys have been crushed in a pre-Christmas safety blitz. A total of 47 different toys failed safety tests conducted by the NSW department of fair trading.

Police are reviewing CCTV footage from a Hobart hotel where a man was found in a hallway suffering stab wounds and who later died in hospital.

Tasmania's Liberal government has written its own end-of-year report card, listing 1000 reasons it's made the state a better place during 1000 days in office.

Prisoner rehabilitation will be helped by the opening of a playground for visiting children at Hobart's Risdon Prison, the state government says.

Hobart man David Leslie Chandler will remain in custody after making a brief court appearance charged with setting fire to a mental health facility.


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