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Doctor charged with mother's murder

The Mercury - ‎10 hours ago‎
A FORMER Hobart doctor extradited from NSW on suspicion of killing his elderly mother this year in Sandy Bay has been formally charged with murder during a brief appearance in the Hobart Magistrates Court this morning. Stephen John Edwards, who was ...
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NSW doctor accused of his mother's murder to be extradited to Hobart

ABC Online - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A New South Wales doctor accused of murdering his elderly mother at her home will be extradited to Hobart today. Police allege Dr Stephen Edwards murdered his 88-year-old mother, who died at her Sandy Bay home in March after being given medication.

South Hobart through in thriller

The Mercury - ‎21 hours ago‎
Gunning for its third straight Lakoseljac Cup, South Hobart will meet the Devonport Strikers in the decider after the Strikers thrashed Somerset 10-0 at Cardigan St in the other semi-final.

Hobart trailer park inspections reveal possible problems - ‎10 hours ago‎
Hobart Sgt. Ron Russo told the Board of Public Works and Safety he has received information about potential issues involving several occupied mobile homes in the park at 615 W. 37th Ave.
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NSW murder accused to be extradited to Tas

Yahoo7 News - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A NSW man is being extradited to Tasmania after he was charged with murdering his elderly mother in Hobart. The 88-year-old died in her Sandy Bay home on March 4 after allegedly being administered medication, Tasmania Police say.
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CSIRO to set up climate research centre in Hobart, but job doubts continue

ABC Online - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The organisation has also pledged to guarantee critical infrastructure such as ice and air libraries, the ARGO float program, and the RV Investigator research ship based in Hobart. Federal Science Minister Christopher Pyne said the announcement would ...

Hobart key to 20-year polar plan

The Mercury - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
“Providing new operational funding and the modernisation of the Australian Antarctic program will enable Australia to continue to deliver world-class science, run our Antarctic operations safely and efficiently, and enhance Hobart's status as the ...

Hobart's $300m 10-year plan

The Mercury - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
“This council is committed to transforming Hobart into a more liveable city by improving lifestyle and opportunity for our community,” Ald Hickey said.
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Woman seven times over limit in Hobart - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A middle-aged woman behind the wheel of a BMW was swerving all over suburban Hobart roads and almost caused a collision before blowing more than seven times the legal blood-alcohol level, police say.
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WorkSafe Tasmania to investigate Royal Hobart Hospital mould

ABC Online - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Workplace authorities will investigate concerns about mould at the Royal Hobart Hospital, which construction workers say has affected their health.

Hobart City in transfer fee row

The Mercury - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
However Sandringham, St Kilda's VFL club coached by Tasmanian Paul Hudson, has not stumped up the mandatory $15,000 fee to gain his clearance from Hobart City. TSL operations manager Wayne Povey is incensed by Sandringham's lack of urgency.

FREE Hobart Superclinic

North Melbourne Football Club (press release) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Junior Roos' fans in Tasmania are invited to enjoy a free clinic at North Hobart Oval on Saturday, June 4. All the Kangaroos' stars will be there for a two hour clinic, with kids given the chance to learn all the important skills of the game, taking ...

Hobart house prices record 4.3 per cent growth over March quarter: Domain Group

Domain News - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
The good news continues to roll in for Hobart homeowners with house prices rising again in the March quarter, new data shows.

Chargers blast bottom side

The Mercury - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
However a 7-0 run to begin the fourth again restored order and allowed coach Anthony Stewart to turn deep to his bench and share the minutes around.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull enjoys an unusual breakfast of oysters in Hobart

ABC Local - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop both had an unusual breakfast while visiting Hobart this morning.
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Sombre reflection at dawn services

The Mercury - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Led by Anglican Dean of Hobart Richard Humphries and attended by Tasmanian Governor Kate Warner and former governor William Cox, servicemen and women were joined by parents, grandparents and hundreds of young people on a crystal-clear Hobart ...

Council approves cut-down hotel

The Mercury - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A $40 MILLION hotel development in Hobart's CBD has been approved by council after investors made major adjustments to the design, including removing 10m from the original plan, which would have been Hobart's tallest building. With the exception of ...

Memory of guide dogs honoured with public garden in Hobart

ABC Online - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
A special garden to remember the service of guide dogs in the community has been opened in Hobart. The Garden of Memories, on the corner of Warwick and Elizabeth streets, is a place of reflection as well as raising public awareness of the work these ...
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Man found stabbed to death in Hobart house, woman taken to hospital

ABC Online - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
A man has been found stabbed to death in the Hobart suburb of Sandy Bay and an injured woman taken to hospital. Police were called to a house in French Street about 4:00am where they found the man's body with knife wounds.
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Hobart property market showing signs of recovery

Your Investment Property (registration) (blog) - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
After a decade on the bottom rung of Australia's property ladder, signs are starting to emerge that Hobart and the wider Tasmanian market are beginning to gain some momentum.