News Updates

Three people are being flown to the RHH some in critical condition

Further to our earlier two exclusive live reports Tasmania Police have now declared the scene at Bruny Island a Crime Scene. Police in numbers are attending the Island, the two helicopters were activated along with a number of Marine Units transporting Police over. The information from subscribers earlier was that a number of people were reportedly ran down deliberately by

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Judges to unseal Epstein papers ahead of Prince Andrew’s case

New York: A 2009 settlement agreement between the late American financier Jeffrey Epstein and Virginia Giuffre, which bears directly on Giuffre’s civil lawsuit accusing Britain’s Prince Andrew of sexual abuse, will be made public early next week. In a joint order on Wednesday (Tuesday AEDT), US District Judges Lewis Kaplan and Loretta Preska in Manhattan ordered the agreement’s release on or

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A Tasmania Fire Service volunteer firefighter has been charged by Tasmania Police for lighting fires.

TFS advise the Flinders Island volunteer firefighter was suspended from duty after he was yesterday charged by Tasmania Police. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police said the man was charged with six counts of unlawfully setting fire to vegetation from 2019 following a two year investigation by Police. He was bailed to appear in the Whitemark Magistrates Court next year. TFS

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Motorist parks in Ambulance bay

Yet again another ignorant motorist parking in the Ambulance bay on Argyle Street. Obviously Police hadn’t got around to issuing an infringement but we have sent the photo to them to assist. These offenders should be given tickets every 30 minutes or car towed.

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Fatal crash on Boyer Road

Further to our report earlier tonight TVN can confirm the crash on Boyer Road near Dromedary is a fatality. Tasmania Police including Forensic Services and Crash Investigation Services remain at the scene carrying out investigations. Our sincere condolences to family and friends.

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Another hotel on the cards

EXCLUSIVE In a leaked government document TVN was advised at 5.30am this morning that two patients were admitted to the RHH K10W from the COVID@Home program today. TVN can exclusively confirm “there are increasing numbers of patients in COVID@Home and Fountainside with Fountainside approaching capacity” and another hotel will be added. “Contingency arrangements are being reviewed, with the expansion to

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Stabbing at Kingston

Exclusive: The victim of an unprovoked stabbing in broad daylight at Kingston a short time ago has been taken to the RHH by Ambulance Tasmania. Tasmania Police remain at the scene near Channel Court shopping centre whilst others are actively searching the area for an offender. More to come.

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Trouble brewing on waterfront as usual

A subscriber who lives on the waterfront said Tasmania Police have repeatedly been called to waterfront venues where they say patrons are refusing to wear masks and in particular the Taste festival. TVN spoke to Tasmania Police who acknowledged a report at 11.21am this morning. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police told TVN “Tasmania Police are focused on ensuring the safety

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Security source warns of burglaries

A senior security industry source told us that Tasmania Police have attended a significant amount of break ins, burglaries of businesses homes and cars over the past five days. “I’ve seen a heap go on the last few days, cops have been flat out” they said. TVN approached Tasmania Police who said they hadn’t seen any noticeable increase in the

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Long time no see

Despite our subscriber travelling 715 kilometres on a north west coast trip over two days this past week not sighting a single Police unit on the road Police have assured TVN they were definitely about. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police said “Police are targeting known hotspots for unsafe road behaviour and are patrolling main roads and highways, alternative routes out

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Emergency services busy tonight

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending a crash at Blowhole Road, Eaglehawk Neck. Ambulance Tasmania TFS and Police are also attending another crash at Boyer Road near Dromedary. TFS are attending a bus on fire at Midlands Highway, Launceston, we understand a mechanical fire at the rear. Ambulance Tasmania are attending Main Road, Zeehan to a dog attack victim.

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