Latest News - Tasmania

The prime minister is visiting northern Tasmania to promote his government's smart cities campaign, with Launceston to receive $7.5 million.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made his first visit to Tasmania since the federal election when his party lost all lower house seats across the state.

Tasmania's struggling north is on Canberra's radar with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visiting Launceston to recommit to a $150 million election promise.

Tasmania's Supreme Court has found a woman was ill-equipped to manage her family's finances when she forged her husband's signature to apply for credit cards.

The family of a Tasmanian schoolgirl killed when she was hit by a speeding ute have welcomed a court's decision to uphold a conviction against the driver.