News Updates

Exclusive: Further to our report yesterday afternoon TVN have this morning spoken to the ATSB.

A spokesperson for the ATSB told TVN: “The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has been notified of an occurrence involving a SAAB 340 aircraft which returned to Burnie Airport, Tasmania, after take-off on the afternoon of 23 January 2022. The ATSB is currently gathering further information to inform its decision regarding a potential investigation.” REX refused to respond to our enquiry.

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Murdoch media caught out cheating and lying again

Back cheating with the time stamps again. They published the emergency landing report at 8.16pm after receiving a Police media report but put at 7.00pm. This has been a regular issue we’ve had with The Mercury over the past ten years. It seemed to have stopped after TVN had a number of discussions with the former editor. TVN prides itself

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A South Australian man who allegedly sent sexualised messages and indecent images to a teenage girl online is expected to appear in Berri Magistrates Court.

The 37-year-old man was charged by the South Australia Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET) as a result of an investigation launched after a report from authorities in the United States. The Australian Federal Police Child Protection Triage Unit (AFP CPTU) received a report from a Police Department in America about a person suspected to be in Australia using an

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Further to and confirming our exclusive live report last night of a bird strike and burst water pipe TasNetworks have issued the following statement

About 7.30pm last night, a sudden transmission outage affected more than 25,000 customers from Claremont to Sandy Bay, along Hobart’s western shore. TasNetworks’ control room is staffed 24/7, and responded quickly to the problem. Several team members were urgently called into action. The number of affected customers was reduced to 14,000 by about 8.30pm. All customers were restored by 9pm.

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Terence Kelly confesses to abducting Cleo Smith from campsite

Cleo Smith’s abductor Terence Kelly has confessed to kidnapping the four-year-old from her family tent and keeping her captive for 18 days. Kelly, 36, was arrested after detectives raided his Carnarvon house at 12.46am on November 3 and found the little girl alone inside a bedroom playing with toys. The next day he was charged with child abduction and flown

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Our pedestrian struck story update

Further to our exclusive live report at 1.00am this morning Tasmania Police have confirmed a 45 year old Blackmans Bay woman has been charged. Whilst Police may say she has been charged with exceed and ‘failing to stop’ at the scene of an accident we would strongly suggest other charges will be forthcoming. It was reported that the woman crashed

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