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Managed investment schemes operator ordered into liquidation 

The Federal Court has ordered PE Capital Funds Management Ltd into liquidation after finding that the firm breached the law by operating managed investment schemes without an AFS licence and by engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct. From around 2015, PE Capital Funds Management used the money raised by its managed investment schemes to fund eight mixed-use commercial and residential

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14 year old pays off drug debt with stolen items at 25% face value only

Just when you think you’ve heard it all something else pops up that you would never have thought of, not the honest folk at least. Woolworths stores are losing millions of dollars of shoplifted goods every year despite them having cctv and extra staff rostered. A concerned parent sat down with TVN yesterday and detailed how their 14 year old

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TVN visits Rosny Library

We visited the Rosny library this afternoon and had a chat with some of the friendly staff and patrons. The lovely smaller library was so quiet, neat and clean. When we visited this afternoon it had 14 patrons inside quietly reading or on computers some with children, we spoke to these people and only 4 of them had utilised the

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STATE OF TASMANIA v H 9 FEBRUARY 2022 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE 

H , you plead guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance. I also agreed to deal with your plea of guilty to the summary charges of possessing, using and cultivating cannabis. On 14 May 2020 members of the drug squad searched your property in. They found 17 separate amounts of cannabis in the main shed ranging in weight from 1.2

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STATE OF TASMANIA v W 8 FEBRUARY 2022 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE

W , you plead guilty to trafficking in a controlled substance. I also agreed to deal with your plea of guilty to three summary charges, using methylamphetamine, possessing cannabis and possessing pseudoephedrine. Just after 9 pm on 21 June 2020 the police found you at your partner’s home in Launceston. They found a total of 144.28 grams of methylamphetamine in

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National Australia Day Council has denied having “threatening” conversations

The National Australia Day Council has denied having “threatening” conversations with Grace Tame after the 2021 Australian of the Year said a senior member of a government-funded organisation had urged her to refrain from criticising Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Mr Morrison hit out at the unnamed person who Ms Tame claimed spoke to her last August, calling on them to

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Firearm aimed at motorist

Tasmania Police are investigating an incident where a motorcycle was traveling south on the Brooker Highway near Risdon Road intersection when the pillion passenger aimed a firearm at a motorist at around 7.15pm. If you witnessed this or can assist Police please phone Police 131 444 or Crimestoppers 1800 333 000.

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“The most likely terrorist attack scenario in Australia over the next 12 months continues to be a lone-actor attack” ASIO Director-General Mike Burgess

While there were no terrorist attacks domestically last year, there were two major disruptions of violent extremist attacks. Globally, violent extremist attacks remain a frequent occurrence. And the transnational nature of terrorism means that events in distant places, such as the fall of the government in Afghanistan, can reverberate much closer to home. We are monitoring this carefully. While we do

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Melissa Caddick’s husband hit with restraining order over ASIC investigator 

Anthony Koletti, the husband of missing fraudster Melissa Caddick, has been hit with an apprehended violence order application on behalf of the corporate regulator’s lead investigator into the conwoman’s $23 million fraud. NSW Police have applied for the restraining order on behalf of Isabella Allen, the ASIC investigator leading the corporate regulator’s case into the 49-year-old Dover Heights woman who

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