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Trouble hotspot assault

STATE OF TASMANIA v M 27 JANUARY 2022 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEMr M was found guilty by a jury of the offence of assault. I formally convict him of that offence. There was one count on the indictment. The particulars of that count stated “That in Hobart in Tasmania on or about 26 December 2018, [the accused] unlawfully assaulted [the

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Caloundra man pleads guilty to insider trading 

Mr Jin Xi Li, of Caloundra, Queensland, has pleaded guilty to two insider trading offences when trading in Contracts for Difference (CFD) of PanAust Limited (ASX: PNA). Appearing before the District Court at Brisbane, Mr Li was arraigned and pleaded guilty to one count of trading while in possession of inside information and one count of procuring his wife to

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No special exemptions to import or supply unapproved rapid antigen tests have been granted by the TGA 

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in collaboration with the Australian Federal Police (AFP) are investigating false documentation allegedly used to support the illegal importation and supply of unapproved rapid antigen tests for COVID-19. The letter, claimed to have been issued by Minister Hunt, appears to provide a NSW based company with an exemption from the requirement to include their product

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Tugs get rammed by Goliath

Exclusive: There has been an incident in the Mersey River where a tug boat/s have been struck by the Goliath, rammed by its bulbous bow a subscriber said. Our subscribers say authorities at the scene are trying to confine oil/fuel leakage and TFS are attending to also assist. Port of Devonport told TVN they were unaware of any incident.

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Rollover with six children in car

Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania attended a rollover this morning at Lachlan. A car with six children aboard rolled onto its roof at Ironstone Gully Road at low speed. One child received a minor injury whilst the others are quite shaken.

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Today’s Australians and the Holocaust

A landmark survey conducted with the backing of the Gandel Foundation has created a comprehensive portrait of what Australians know and think about the Holocaust. Ahead of its launch on International Holocaust Remembrance Day today, The AJN examined this breakthrough project. By PETER KOHN How much does your non-Jewish neighbour know or care about the Holocaust? As the foreword to the

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Ex-TV host Andrew O’Keefe lashes out at media after assault charges 

Disgraced former television presenter Andrew O’Keefe has lashed out at journalists after he was charged over allegations he choked, punched and kicked a would-be business partner. The former White Ribbon ambassador and chairman repeatedly screamed “f**k off” at reporters as he was transferred from the CBD’s Day Street Police Station where he spent Thursday being charged with six offences including

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Murder accused appears

Dane Ronald Pyke has been remanded in custody to appear next month following a brief appearance in the Devonport Magistrates Court of Tasmania today.

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Serial Maggot Arrested Again

Disgraced former television host Andrew O’Keefe will front court today after he allegedly attempted to choke a potential business partner. Police say the one-time White Ribbon ambassador met the woman at his home on Kent Street in the Sydney CBD on Tuesday afternoon. A verbal argument ensued between the pair, before the man allegedly assaulted the woman – grabbing her

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