Local news and media outlets in Tasmania

What is happening in Tasmania today? Find out through local media outlets:

Local newspapers in Tasmania

  • The Mercury

    Based in Hobart, The Mercury is Tasmania’s largest circulating daily newspaper.

    The Sunday edition of The Mercury is called The Sunday Tasmanian.

  • The Examiner

    Based in Launceston, The Examiner is Tasmania’s oldest newspaper and publishing business (est. 1842).

  • The Advocate

    Local news covering Devonport, Burnie, Deloraine, Marawah, King Island and Wynyard.

    The online edition of The Advocate is called “Northwest and West Tasmania – Your Guide”

WIN News cameraman
Channel 9 local news crew at work in Tasmania.

Television stations in Tasmania

In addition to the ABC and SBS, Tasmania’s other free-to-air television stations are:

  • WIN television

    Australia’s largest privately-owned regional television network, with a substantial presence in Tasmania.

  • Southern Cross Broadcasting

    An Australian media company, Southern Cross Television has program affiliations with both the Seven and Ten networks, enabling it to develop a mix for local markets, including Tasmania.

Magazines in Tasmania

  • Tasmania 40°South

    Richly illustrated with superb photographs, the Tasmania 40°South magazine presents the wilderness, wildlife, culture, industry, landscapes and people of Tasmania.

The Mercury offices, Hobart
The Mercury, published in Hobart, is the largest circulating daily newspaper in Tasmania.