Launceston enjoying ‘unprecedented’ boom in large project construction

Launceston enjoying ‘unprecedented’ boom in large project construction

Posted June 01, 2018 18:56:36 Photo: Launceston’s newest development the Silos Hotel opens on Saturday. (ABC News: Laura Beavis) Related Story: Young and keen to work? Launceston wants you to help drive the economy Related Story: ‘Looks like a cupcake’: UTAS Launceston campus divides opinion The Launceston Chamber of Commerce …

Launceston child protection workers stop taking cases

Launceston child protection workers stop taking cases

Posted April 28, 2018 08:19:16 Child protection workers in Tasmania’s north will limit the number of cases they manage to draw attention to what they say is under resourcing in the sector. The Health and Community Services Union (HACSU) said the Department of Human Services this month told child safety …

Young and keen to work? Launceston wants you to help drive the economy

Young and keen to work? Launceston wants you to help drive the economy

Posted April 22, 2018 08:07:41 Photo: The Launceston region is forecast to need 10,000 more workers within eight years. (Flickr: Michael Coghlan) Related Story: Sydneysiders wooed by ‘move to Tasmania’ social media campaign The working-age population of northern Tasmania will continue to shrink and squeeze the economy if nothing is …

Man charged after allegedly knocking out 90yo woman at Launceston home

Man charged after allegedly knocking out 90yo woman at Launceston home

Updated April 10, 2018 17:05:09 Photo: A street in Launceston, where police allege Shane Wheldon assaulted a man and woman. (ABC News: Damian McIntyre) A man who allegedly knocked a 90-year-old woman unconscious at a home in Launceston has been charged and denied bail. Police have alleged 39-year-old Shane Wheldon …