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Novak Djokovic update

The Federal Court of Australia has advised that the hearing of Novak Djokovic v Minister for Immigration listed for 9:30am tomorrow will now be heard before the Full Court. The Judges will be Chief Justice Allsop, Justice Besanko and Justice O’Callaghan. The hearing will be live streamed for transparency.

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Tasmanian Tsunami Bulletin – Australian Government BOM – TOP PRIORITY FOR IMMEDIATE AND FREQUENT BROADCAST

TSUNAMI WARNING NUMBER 1 FOR TASMANIA Issued by Australian Tsunami MARINE THREAT For the marine environment from Northern Tip of Flinders Island to South East Cape including East of Flinders Island, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, D’Entrecasteaux Channel, Derwent Estuary, Frederick Henry Bay and Norfolk Bay, Storm Bay there is the

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TasNetwork responds

A spokesperson for TasNetworks told TVN “Sorry – our team member made a mistake by parking there. We’ve spoken to them, and they’ve apologised. They’ve said they didn’t see the sign when pulling in (believe it was blocked by a vehicle). They assumed it was a normal parking space. They take responsibility.” We thank them for the reply.

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Devonport Wounding

Shortly before 1.00pm a man was stabbed multiple times at a Morris Avenue, Devonport address, Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Police including Forensic Services and Detectives from Devonport CIB attended the scene. Our sources say Police are currently searching for the offender.

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AFP officers have seized almost $3.5 million in cash and arrested a 57-year-old woman from Western Sydney as part of Operation Avarus

Officers from the AFP-led Taskforce Vanguard found the cash hidden in various locations throughout two units in the suburb of Carramar, with the woman living in one of them. More than $3.35 million was found in that particular unit, while another $130,000 was found in the other. Both units were secured by CCTV cameras and reinforced doors and windows. Numerous

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Ezy Company Pty Ltd fined $26,640 for alleged unlawful importation of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued two infringement notices, totalling $26,640, to Melbourne-based company Ezy Company Pty Ltd (trading as Ezy Vapes) for alleged importation breaches relating to COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products. It is alleged that Ezy Company Pty Ltd imported COVID-19 rapid antigen tests and nicotine vaping products that were not included in the

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Fire fatality at Huonville

A 56 year old woman has died in the Structure Fire at Sale Street this afternoon. TFS firefighters located the woman’s body inside the property that was fully engulfed by fire. Our sincere condolences to family and friends.

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VISA CANCELLED AGAIN

Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has used his personal power to cancel Novak Djokovic’s visa, as his lawyers prepare to file an immediate injunction against the decision. If he doesn’t challenge the decision in the courts or is unsuccessful in doing so, he will be immediately deported from the country. Mr Hawke late on Friday afternoon said: “Today I exercised my

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Prince Andrew returns all royal patronages to the Queen

The Royal Family removed Prince Andrew’s military links and royal patronages on Thursday and said he will no longer be known as “His Royal Highness”, as the son of Queen Elizabeth fights a US lawsuit in which he is accused of sex abuse. Andrew, 61, the Duke of York, was forced to step down from public duties in 2019 because of

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