News Updates

Further to our report Thursday TVN thanks the Clarence City Council and Tasmania Police as the illegal parking took a sudden change in direction overnight following our report.

The normally full 18 spots allocated to the library this morning had only 6 spots taken reflecting the amount of visitors at the facility. It was very pleasing to see, now actual library patrons get to park there. We spoke to a CCC parking ranger this morning who also noticed the sudden decrease. It was also pleasing to see the

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Two members of a criminal syndicate arrested in 2019 for importing 228 kilograms of cocaine into Sydney have been sentenced to 28 and 23 years’ imprisonment respectively. 

Two members of a criminal syndicate arrested in 2019 for importing 228 kilograms of cocaine into Sydney have been sentenced to 28 and 23 years’ imprisonment respectively. The two men were arrested in Sydney in May 2019 for importing cocaine into Australia via commercial flights from South Africa on 12 different occasions between June 2016 and the date of their

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Serious child abuse charges

A 19-year-old Sydney man appeared before Sutherland Local Court yesterday to face a range of serious child abuse charges following an Australian Federal Police investigation. Investigators from the Eastern Command Child Protection Operations team executed a search warrant at the man’s home in Peakhurst yesterday following a referral from INTERPOL regarding the alleged online grooming of a child in Luxembourg.

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Child abuse exploitation material sentenced

A 33-year-old Townsville man who is connected to an international online child abuse network received a maximum two year jail sentence by the Townsville District Court yesterday. The Brisbane Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team arrested the man at his home in Mundingburra on 6 November 2020, following an Operation Arkstone investigation into child abuse videos shared through a messaging application. The

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Stolen Vespa found

Tasmania Police retrieved this stolen blue Vespa LX125 from the foreshore at Lutana near Nyrstar this morning. If you know anything at all about this or sighted someone riding it please phone Police 131 444 or Crimestoppers 1800 333 000

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London police chief Cressida Dick resigns after losing Mayors confidence

London police chief Cressida Dick resigned on Friday AEDT, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said, after he told her he was not satisfied she could eradicate racism, sexism and other problems that still existed within the force. Hours before the announcement, Dick had vowed to stay in her role. Confidence in the Metropolitan Police has been shaken by the abduction, rape

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‘Historic day’ for Victoria as sex work is decriminalised 

Victoria has become the third jurisdiction in the country to decriminalise sex work, in a move advocates say will safeguard workers and reduce stigma. The upper house resoundingly voted to pass the Sex Work Decriminalisation Bill on Thursday evening, 24 votes to 10. The bill will repeal offences for consensual sex work between adults, abolish the licensing system and legalise

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Police apprehend evade offender

Exclusive: Tasmania Police did a great job this morning apprehending an evade and dangerous driving offender in the city shortly after 6.30am. The motorist evaded two Police officers who after disengaging were heading toward the the bottom of Davey Street spotted the offender run red lights at speed before striking an innocent motorist on the corner of Davey and Argyle

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Courtney throws the towel in and resigned today 

Sarah Courtney Statement – Today I announce that I am resigning both as a Minister and as Member for Bass I have given my heart and soul to this role for 8 years and have taken every step to ensure it is my first priority, however I believe the time has come for me to move on. Finding time to

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NSW based executive officer fined $10,656 for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products 

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued four infringement notices totalling $10,656 to an executive officer of a company for alleged advertising breaches of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) in relation to nicotine vaping products on www.vaporfactory.com.au. The individual was allegedly responsible for the advertising of nicotine vaping products on a company website. The TGA alleges that the

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NSW company JMIT Distributors Pty Ltd fined $79,920 for alleged advertising breaches involving nicotine vaping products 

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued six infringement notices totalling $79,920 to JMIT Distributors Pty Ltd (the company), for alleged advertising breaches of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act) in relation to nicotine vaping products on www.vaporfactory.com.au. The TGA contacted the company on multiple occasions and provided detailed guidance about the legal requirements for importers, suppliers and advertisers

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