Tagged: Hobart

Friend hit Tas man in head with tyre lever 0

Friend hit Tas man in head with tyre lever

A Hobart man has been hit in the head with a tyre lever during an allegedly violent disagreement with a friend visiting from New South Wales.

Stoush over Tasmania’s anti-protest push 0

Stoush over Tasmania’s anti-protest push

Proposed anti-protest laws which could see activists in Tasmania jailed or fined up to $10,000 have been lashed by opponents as draconian.

Tas aged care manager not told of breaches 0

Tas aged care manager not told of breaches

The former manager of an aged care home in northern Tasmania has told a royal commission he didn’t find out the facility wasn’t compliant with national standards until a fortnight into the job.

Tas aged care boss apologises to residents 0

Tas aged care boss apologises to residents

The boss of Tasmania’s self-proclaimed leading aged care provider concedes the organisation didn’t put enough resources into staff training at a home which was later found to be breaching national standards.

Young hikers the latest rescue in Tasmania 0

Young hikers the latest rescue in Tasmania

Four young bushwalkers who spent the night lost in Tasmanian wilderness have become the latest hikers to be rescued in cold weather.

Tasmania premier backs Newstart boost 0

Tasmania premier backs Newstart boost

Tasmania’s Liberal premier Will Hodgman wants to see his federal colleagues boost the Newstart allowance, saying it would ease pressures faced by unemployed people.