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“Appalling report by The Mercury” family says

The immediate family of a deceased man whom TVN has had a long standing relationship with voiced their concern today following the publication about the death that occurred last year in The Mercury newspaper today. The family acknowledges it was a death by suicide but said publishing the three graphic detailed methods is nothing less than deplorable and clearly  breaching

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Eastland’s not coping with the weather

TVN Breaking News – Eastland’s needs evacuating – water coming through ceilings as they cave in, water in light fittings – risk of electrocution and fire Eastland’s shopping centre is flooding in sections and water is coming through ceilings with some ceilings caving in. This is extremely dangerous. Clarence City Council and Tasmania Police have been advised and provided with

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Fatal crash at George Town

Tasmania Police have confirmed that a man died at the scene following a single vehicle crash at Parish Crescent, George Town at 1.55pm this afternoon. Our sincere condolences to family and friends.

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Hotline inundated with unnecessary repeated calls and enquiries

An industry source on the strict condition of anonymity told TVN that around 2,500 members of the public were waiting for calls to be returned for vaccination bookings and covid enquiries this week. We are told that even with some staff added they were still unable to cope with the workload with so many phoning the hotline. Katherine Morgan-Wicks advised

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Sydney Festival pays price for Israeli sponsorship

The Sydney Festival’s refusal to hand back $20,000 of sponsorship from the Israeli Embassy has led over 20 acts to withdraw from the event. By AJN STAFF THE Sydney Festival’s refusal to hand back $20,000 of sponsorship from the Israeli Embassy has led over 20 acts to withdraw from the event, encouraged by pro-Palestinian activists. The funding is tied into the

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Acting Mayor to run for Mayor

The acting Mayor of the Derwent Valley Council Jessica Cosgrove has a short time ago announced she will contest the vacancy of Mayor. Ms Cosgrove has been acting Mayor since the 11th of December. “I am proud of the fact I was elected as the first female Derwent Valley Deputy Mayor, the first female Derwent Valley Acting Mayor, and would

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Is the states yearly legal nosh up in jeopardy

The legal profession dinner is scheduled to be held on the 28th with over two hundred normally attending our source says. We are told this would be regarded by some as a ‘super-spreader’ event. “Imagine the catastrophe if the Magistrates and Judges got sick” a legal source told us this afternoon. TVN has sought comment from the Law Society of

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Novak Djokovic wins court bid to remain in Australia until Monday

World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic will stay in Melbourne until at least Monday after launching a last-minute bid in the Federal Circuit Court to stop the federal government from deporting him before the Australian Open begins. Lawyers for the Serbian star appeared in an online hearing on Thursday, after he had his visa cancelled upon arrival in Australia and

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Pharmacies caught selling rapid tests unapproved for home use

A Priceline outlet is one of a number of pharmacies around the country to have taken rapid antigen tests meant for bulk sale to health professionals and repackaged them for individual sale at a healthy profit. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has launched an investigation after widespread reports of the practice. “The TGA has commenced investigations into allegations that COVID-19 test

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