News Updates

Distressed members of the public reach out to TVN

TVN has been contacted by a significant number of school family members/friends and subscribers who tell us that over the past days they are getting even more concerned in relation to commercial media companies especially with upcoming funerals. Firstly, Tasmania Police reportedly with full permission of families released the students names to media, we declined to publish surnames for privacy/security

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“It’s not the way we do things” senior practitioner told TVN

Local subscribers told TVN last week that their son had recently fronted a Hobart court and that the matter was put off to next year venting their frustration with the constant delays and costs. The parents said they weren’t impressed with the lawyer demanding the payment of $500 or they wouldn’t appear. This often occurs when clients owe lawyers money

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Thieves leave empty handed

Tasmania Police have confirmed they are investigating an attempted burglary at a motorcycle store in Derwent Park around 5am this morning. A spokesperson for Tasmania Police told TVN “A number of locks within the motorcycle yard were cut, however, no motorcycles were stolen. A number of youths were reportedly witnessed in the vicinity around the time.” Police have asked anyone

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Local Barrister Blasted

A Supreme Court of Tasmania judge has given a stinging rebuke to Hobart Barrister, Garth Stevens. TVN can reveal that Stevens was defence counsel in a recent rape trial where the accused, who will not be named, was found guilty by a jury. On appeal, the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that Stevens had made “egregious errors” in the conduct

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ATSB report

The pilot of a twin-engine Islander aircraft was attempting to exit south-west Tasmania’s Western Arthur Range in low visibility conditions when it collided with a ridgeline, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau investigation details. The Airlines of Tasmania-operated aircraft was conducting a positioning flight under visual flight rules on the morning of 8 December 2018 from Hobart’s Cambridge Airport to an

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Letter to the Editor from NSW Resident

I flew in to Hobart Saturday at 5pm and needed a covid test in 24hrs. This morning I was turned away in my car at the free testing ‘just show up’ clinic at Hobart Showgrounds with a young guy telling me they are too full and to turn around (this was 1.5 hrs prior to close). As I’m due in

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Waterfront resident wants taste shut down pubs and clubs no dancing policy

Letter to the Editor from Concerned waterfront resident “The Premier is directing masks to be worn indoors and people are unable to enter some government places without the tick on the app, double vaccinated yet government is still allowing the taste event to go ahead. Shouldn’t that be shut down along with the pubs and clubs where people go dancing

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Missing bush walkers

Tasmania Police are currently searching for missing bush walkers in the south west. The search commenced this morning we are told. More to come.

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Giraffe-ic jam 🦒

On Saturday, Victoria Police officers assisted Tall-Bert and Hunter across the West Gate Bridge as part of their journey to Tasmania Zoo! Pic courtesy Victoria Police

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