The Mercury has been Tasmania's leading source of news since 1854. The Mercury app continues that tradition - delivering to your device award-winning coverage of breaking news, politics, crime, business and opinion, AFL and other major sports, plus the digital replica of the printed paper and much more. It’s the best way to never miss the stories that matter in Hobart and Tasmania and it’s all right at your fingertips.
Download the Mercury’s new app for iPhone and iPad today!
Key features include:
Live and latest news – Get the news as it breaks 24-hours a day, 7 days a week
Notifications – Be the first to know when big stories break with instant news alerts
Today’s Paper – Read the paper anytime, anywhere with the digital replica of the paper, as it’s printed
Tassie Tastes – Celebrate our state's great food scene with this special digital-only section.
My News – Your own personal news feed. Tailor your news to get straight to the topics that matter to you
Live Sport Scores – Stay on the ball with AFL and NRL live sport scores and expert analysis
Share – Join the conversation and share your favourite stories via Facebook, Twitter or email
Daily puzzles – With new crosswords and Sudoku puzzles every day, there’s always something to keep your mind active
The Mercury app for iPhone and iPad is free to download and enjoy, however to access more simply subscribe for Member-only access.
Member-only access gives you full digital access to thousands of subscriber only stories, the digital replica of the paper, puzzles, comics and more of what you love.
Subscription is easy, either:
1) Subscribe through the app (via iTunes) to start your 30-day FREE trial; then subscriptions will automatically renew to $29.99 per month.
The subscription period will automatically renew unless turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account with the subscription price of $29.99 per month. You can manage your subscription any time from your iTunes account settings, this includes renewal options and cancellations.
2) Log in with an existing Mercury+ Membership
Please note: This app supports iOS 9 and above.
Please note: This app features Nielsen's proprietary measurement software which will allow you to contribute to market research or audience ratings services. Please see www.nielsen.com/digitalprivacy for more information.
We've added a new podcasts section so you can listen to our award winning podcasts whilst reading the news.
Ratings and Reviews
Why can’t I find the search engine for the app? I was looking for an article I saw before and I just can’t find it.
I enjoy reading on-line ... especially in the bath! But it frustrates me the app doesn’t allow a landscape mode. Can this be accommodated?
What a shocker. Really good when working but at any time it will just shut down and no way of getting back in. Only about once in 20 will it actually last until the last page. PLEASE FIX NOW.
- News Digital Media
- 153 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Unrestricted Web Access
- © News Pty Limited
- In-App Purchases
- Mercury Weekly Subscription $4.49
- The Mercury $29.99
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.