News Updates

New Magistrate sworn in

Another Magistrate with a non criminal background has been sworn in as a Magistrate. Marica Duvnjak previously held positions at Guardianship and Administration Board, Principal Crown Counsel at the Office of the Solicitor-General, Criminal Injuries Compensation Commissioner, Chairperson of the Parole Board, Chairperson of the Resource Management Planning. Attorney General Elise Archer said today “In addition to Magistrate Duvnjak’s appointment,

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Tasmania Police respond over RBT enquiry

In response to us asking Tasmania Police about no RBT sites following the cricket, and why we don’t see them anymore. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police said “Our officers conduct a variety of traffic enforcement activities to remove unsafe drivers from our roads, and to improve general driving behaviours. As part of our Road Safety Strategy we target high risk

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Father reaches out to TVN to warn others

A subscribers 21 year old daughter had a very unpleasant experience last month as she was riding an E-Scooter near the Hobart aquatic centre when she was randomly attacked by a stranger. Pushed from the E-Scooter by a man then repeatedly bashed about the head as she fell onto the road our subscriber said she was so lucky to be

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Novak Djokovic to leave Australia

Novak Djokovic has lost his attempt to overturn his deportation. He will be required to leave Australia. The decision was unanimous and Djokovic was ordered to pay the legal costs of the government. We asked a senior Hobart lawyer about costs “Easily half a million, the only ones who made a buck out of this are the lawyers” they told

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Burnie Police shooting Exclusive

Subscribers were awoken to gun shots this morning at around 8.30am at Shorewell Park Burnie. “I heard a gunshot blast I knew it wasn’t a car backfiring or a blown tyre, I went outside and saw a guy with a gun, cops had arrived really quickly but went into the wrong street, Loongana but people waved them around to Cannon”

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Green light for boozed up motorists?

We note in comments and inboxes from subscribers tonight following our cricket drink fiasco report tonight that they are asking if RBT sites and checks for that matter even exist now. Some are saying they haven’t seen an RBT site for two years. Admittedly TVN did not see or hear of any sites set up over new year and even

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Booze bus sits idle

Subscribers have written in asking why they haven’t sighted any working booze bus or RBT sites set up after the cricket last night and tonight. Clearly quite a number would be intoxicated hence why the bars were shut down ‘effective immediately.’ TVN noted a large Police presence in Bellerive and like our subscribers, sighted not one single rbt site or

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Bars shut early

We are told by subscribers that Tasmania Police shut the bars down early tonight at the Blundstone Arena due to bad behaviour issues with patrons. They said quite a number left after that as they were unable to buy drinks. The bars were shut shortly after 7.00pm our subscriber said. A source working at the Arena has made contact and

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