News Updates

Business manager and principal engaging on school Facebook page with former sex offender teacher from school

A convicted sex offender and former teacher who served Gaol time (full sentence link below) for his offending has until blocked by a north west coast high school recently, been interacting on Facebook with the principal, business manager staff and of course students due to his commenting on an open page.  The business manager informed our subscriber that “on advice

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Say what!

A house and car trashed “It’s only a shot in the air, a neighbour dispute in Mayfield” Tasmania Police tell us BUT they are requesting public assistance to identify the getaway car. A senior partner in a Launceston law firm told TVN, “punters in this place have always had a red hot go at shooting at each other, but they

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Leyland Brothers?

This motorist was a bit quick this afternoon on Hobart’s eastern shore, crashing into bushes after going over a traffic island. Ambulance Tasmania and Police attended.

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Cops downplay shootings

Further to our report late last night regarding a shooting at the Launceston suburb of Mayfield Tasmania Police continue to downplay the serious situation they have up north. Only last week we reported on an ‘execution style’ shooting attack on a woman sitting in her car. Police initially dismissing it as ‘projectile superficial injury’ but following our reports came clean

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A Royal Commission into the 1979 Luna Park Ghost Train Fire

An online petition is requesting a Royal Commission into the fire that cost seven lives. The organiser says “We call upon the Premier and Government of NSW to appoint a Royal Commission to investigate alleged police corruption, intimidation of witnesses and cover-up of the facts around the Luna Park Ghost Train fire, leading to the deaths of seven innocent people. The

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Lower Sandy Bay incident

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police remain at the scene of a serious assault possibly wounding at Lower Sandy Bay. Police were called to the scene just after 7.10pm.

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Full Court dismisses Volkswagen $125m penalty appeal

The Full Federal Court today dismissed an appeal by Volkswagen AG against the penalties handed down earlier for making false representations about compliance with Australian diesel emissions standards. In dismissing the appeal, the Full Court upheld the $125 million penalty imposed by the Federal Court, and held that the $125 million penalty ‘was not excessive, let alone manifestly excessive’. “$125 million

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