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Hobart flight cancellations

A number of flights both into Hobart and outbound have been cancelled for tomorrow (Friday) The inbound flights so far affected are: JQ719 from Sydney VA700 from Brisbane VA1318 from Melbourne JQ721 from Sydney JQ713 from Melbourne VA592 from Perth VA1514 from Gold Coast VA1334 from Melbourne ✈️ Outbound flights affected: JQ718 to Sydney VA703 to Brisbane VA1321 to Melbourne

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Peter Gutwein, Premier. – National Cabinet update

Today, National Cabinet discussed advice from AHPPC in relation to the management of close contacts to ensure there is national consistency and that there is not undue pressure on people to quarantine when their risk of infection is low. This approach focuses on close contacts being identified as household or household-like contacts being required to quarantine. It also includes situations

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NSW, Victoria set to end PCR testing for vaccinated international arrivals

NSW and Victoria are expected to abandon mandatory PCR testing for vaccinated international travellers arriving in Australia in favour of rapid antigen tests as part of a significant shift from state-administered testing. The plans were discussed by state and territory leaders and the Prime Minister at national cabinet on Thursday, and two sources with knowledge of the agenda indicated the

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Maggot Maxwell Guilty

Ghislaine Maxwell found guilty of five charges of sex trafficking New York: The British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has been convicted of luring teenage girls to be sexually abused by the American millionaire Jeffrey Epstein. The verdict capped a month-long trial featuring sordid accounts of the sexual exploitation of girls as young as 14, told by four women who described being

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Police attended Colebrook incident Tuesday night

Tasmania Police in numbers attended a Colebrook property late last night with subscribers concerned as to their presence. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police told TVN that police responded to a report of a family violence matter. “There was no threat to the wider community as the parties are known to each other, as with all family violence matters police are

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Man charged with recklessly discharging firearm in Burnie and Devonport

Police have charged an 18-year-old man with multiple offences including recklessly discharging a firearm in Burnie and Devonport this month. Around 2pm yesterday police attended a residence in Ulverstone and arrested a man police will allege was responsible for: recklessly discharging a firearm towards a house in Devonport on 26 Decemberrecklessly discharging a firearm towards a house in Burnie on

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St Ann’s Aged care worker tests positive

Breaking: Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health – Aged care worker tests positive Authorities are responding to a situation where a worker at a Hobart aged care facility has tested positive for COVID-19. The St Ann’s aged care facility, where the person worked a shift on Christmas Day, has been placed into lockdown and enhanced infection prevention and control

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