News Updates

Bunnings customers who purchased items through its drive and collect service may have had their private details leaked in a data breach.

“Scheduling service FlexBooker announced late last week that sensitive information belonging to 3.7 million users had been exposed after its servers were “compromised” on December 23” Names, email addresses, phone numbers, password hashes and partial credit card numbers for some accounts were included in data shared on a popular hacking forum an Australian security expert said. Bunnings uses FlexBooker as

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Terry’s day in Court

The final showdown for Tasmanian man of mystery Terry Brooks as he pleaded guilty to charges at the Redcliffe Magistrates Court this morning. The reduced charges were unlawfully possessing three licences and eight credit cards and an unregistered handgun. No conviction was recorded for Adam Richard Brooks.

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KFC wings clipped

KFC advises customers today that not all items on its menus will be available. A spokesperson for KFS said “Like many businesses across Australia, our supply chain & workforce has been impacted by COVID-19. Rest assured we’re doing all we can to get back to fryin’ everyone’s faves as soon as possible. This isn’t the way we wanted to start

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Rescue at Cataract Gorge

Further to our earlier report Tasmania Police advise they rescued a 60 year old man tonight at the Gorge. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police said “Members of the public alerted emergency services that the male was in distress just after 6pm prompting a joint response from Tasmania Police, Tasmania Fire Service, Ambulance Tasmania and Surf Lifesaving Tasmania. The male managed

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Structure Fire at Lutana

TFS and Tasmania Police including Detectives attended a Structure Fire at Lennox Avenue, Lutana tonight. The fire was reported shortly before 9.00pm by neighbours who noticed smoke coming from the roof. Our subscribers at the scene said the tenants of the property had only vacated two hours prior. The said TFS and Police arrived at the scene quickly.

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Dinner postponed

Following our report last week the president of the states law society this year has advised the somewhat at times colourful nosh up has been postponed until mid year. It would have been a disaster for the legal profession and judiciary had the planned super-spreader gone ahead.

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Yet again Facebook admit to TVN they got it wrong

TVN immediately responded with a protest in the strongest possible terms after a post was removed by Facebook. The post was reinstated within minutes. TVN spoke at length with Facebook last year in relation to our page and advised them that we will be moving all traffic through our website after they tried to interfere with a story we reported.

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Shops will be in short supply of chicken products, red meat, fresh fruit and vegetables in the coming weeks, with milk also at risk

Shops will be in short supply of chicken products, red meat, fresh fruit and vegetables in the coming weeks, with milk also at risk while the food supply chain is tested to breaking point by the huge numbers of workers in isolation due to COVID-19. Farmers are still producing the same volume of meat, dairy, fruit and vegetables but there aren’t

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Federal government looking into whether Djokovic lied on travel form

The Australian government is looking into whether Novak Djokovic lied on his border entry forms as Immigration Minister Alex Hawke considers whether to cancel the tennis star’s visa. On his Australian Travel Declaration, Djokovic stated he had not travelled in 14 days prior to his January 6 arrival in Australia. Djokovic had in fact travelled from Belgrade to Spain within

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Death In Custody

Exclusive: Tasmania Police Detectives from Bellerive CIB Forensic Services and Coroners office attended the Risdon Prison Complex this morning in relation to a Death In Custody. TVN was advised of the death very early this morning and have held off publishing for over six hours. Comment was sought from both the Department of Justice and Tasmania Police this morning.

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