News Updates

ASIO is Australia’s security service.

Every day, across Australia and in select locations around the world, ASIO officers do extraordinary things. They do not do them for recognition, status or accolades. They do them because they believe in ASIO’s purpose: to protect Australia and Australians from threats to their security. Our people are mission-focused, innovative, creative and diverse. And they make a difference. In 2020–21,

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Important COVID-19 information for King Island

Anyone on King Island with any symptoms of COVID-19, regardless of how mild they may be, must isolate and get tested as soon as possible. A testing team will arrive on the island tomorrow (Wednesday 5 January) to help conduct PCR tests. There is concern that a case attended several large private and community events late last week and over

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RAT RIP OFFS

One of our subscribers came across this on eBay today, a RAT with a starting bid of $150 or $220 buy in now offering Afterpay. The Sydney Morning Herald has a story where Uber eats are selling the kits for $65 for two pack.

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TVN Breaking News. – Cruise ship passengers and crew placed in quarantine

Passengers and crew aboard the cruise ship Coral Discoverer berthed in Hobart have been determined to be close contacts and will be required to quarantine in suitable accommodation. The decision was made after Public Health interviewed the two confirmed COVID-19 cases who were on board while infectious and considered the activities and operation of the vessel and its COVID safe

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TGA update

TGA grants provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd for COVID-19 prophylaxis and treatment, tixagevimab and cilgavimab (EVUSHELD) On 4 January 2022 the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) granted a further provisional determination to AstraZeneca Pty Ltd in relation to the COVID-19 treatment tixagevimab and cilgavimab (EVUSHELD), for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 in adolescents and adults aged 12 years and

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Media Statement on pricing of rapid antigen tests

The ACCC is aware of the significant public concern about the pricing of rapid antigen tests and is contacting suppliers and monitoring the situation very closely. The ACCC will be examining claims that the current pricing levels of rapid antigen tests are due to challenges in obtaining supply of those tests. “We are seeking information from suppliers about their costs

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Charges laid over gun theft

Further to our exclusive reports Tasmania Police advise that people have charged in relation to the Acton Park firearms burglary. A spokesperson told TVN “Two men aged 39 from Glenorchy, and a woman aged 40 from Glenorchy, have each been charged with aggravated burglary and stealing.” Police said they have located two of the four firearms stolen.

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Epstein’s Giuffre deal made public as part of Prince Andrew civil suit

A 2009 settlement agreement between convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre provided a release from liability for “any other person or entity” who could have been a defendant against claims by Giuffre. In a court filing unsealed on Tuesday morning (AEDT), the deal was made public as part of Giuffre’s civil lawsuit accusing Britain’s Prince Andrew of sexual

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Our report from New Years day

Whilst you won’t read about or see in commercial media or Police reports TVN will report of yet another night of violence, bad behaviour and chaos Tasmania Police attended a large number of disturbances across the greater Hobart area including one in the northern suburbs where around six Police units at least and multiple Ambulances were called to. A number

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