News Updates

Police have charged three people in relation to two separate deliberately lit fires in Southern Tasmania this week.

On Wednesday, around 2.40am, a Toyota Hilux utility was deliberately set on fire in the driveway of a private residence in Snug. The Hilux and contents were destroyed, valued at around $65,000. On Thursday, around 2.30am, a commercial business on Stanton Place in Cambridge was broken into and an Isuzu truck was deliberately set fire. The truck was partially destroyed,

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20 search warrants across Sydney this week in targeted police activity as a result of intelligence collected from the AN0M platform.

The second phase of the Australian Federal Police-led Operation Ironside has this week resulted in eight men charged or issued court attendance notices in NSW for drug and proceeds of crime offences. The AFP and NSW Police Force, with the assistance of the Australian Border Force (ABF), executed more than 20 search warrants across Sydney this week in targeted police

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It’s already happening

Commercial media are saying tonight that vaccination mask mandate restrictions could be put in place next week. Interestingly it has already been in place in some Government buildings earlier this week in fact the registrar of the Supreme Court of Tasmania issued a direction on Wednesday that will see many banned from entering the Court premises. Mr Connolly says visitors

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Commissioner under fire

The Commissioner of Police Mr Darren Hine is being hammered left right and centre from the media in regards to the jumping castle fixture. It could be that he doesn’t know at this stage, their would be multiple scenarios: Was it fixed  Was it fixed secure enough Did the fixture points tear, break Was the wind so severe that even

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Message from a Tasmania Rabbi

As I walk to the Hillcrest Primary School in Devonport this morning, to pay my respects at the Memorial for the 5 children tragically killed yesterday, I am reminded to live each day to its fullest I am reminded to count my blessings. I am reminded never to take life for granted. I am reminded of the blessings of being

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Dodgy excavator deal results in suspended sentence

TASMANIA v  A 14 DECEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE Mr A , the defendant, has been found guilty by a jury of one count of fraud. In essence, it was alleged that in the period March to August 2018 he used fraudulent means in the course of his employment to obtain for himself the benefit of the possession and

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Five children deceased

The Premier and Tasmania Police Commissioner has confirmed five children have died with five in hospital including a son of our long term loyal subscribers. The Premier has issued the following statement. Today’s tragedy at Hillcrest Primary school in Devonport is utterly devastating and heartbreaking for all involved. It is difficult for me to find the right words in such

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Maxwell’s lawyers to focus her defence on ‘memory, manipulation and money’

New York: Ghislaine Maxwell’s attorneys will likely focus on portraying the British socialite’s accusers as untrustworthy and motivated by money when they start presenting their case in her sex abuse trial on Thursday, according to legal experts and court filings. Prosecutors rested their case on Friday after two weeks of emotional, often explicit testimony from four women who said Maxwell recruited and groomed

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Fatal crash

Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania are attended a fatal crash at Castra Road, Sprent involving a motorcycle. Police have requested further resources to the scene. We are told the female rider died at the scene.

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Bag snatch in city

Tasmania Police attended a robbery incident at Collins Street in the city at around 900pm where a woman was the victim of a bag snatcher/s. We understand the thief fled the scene quickly on foot.

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