News Updates

Cooper considers herself not accountable

At 4.59pm this afternoon Metro advised “Due to an incident, the route 625 will not travel via the Free St – Duntroon Dr – Tollard Dr loop until further notice.” On the 8th of December TVN published a story that Metro would no longer travel on Free Street under a directive from Tasmania Police. On the 1st of December we

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Carl Williams’ killer appeals conviction because of Lawyer X involvement in case

The man who killed Carl Williams in prison has launched an appeal against his murder conviction, in the latest legal challenge by a criminal with links to barrister-turned-informer Nicola Gobbo. Matthew Charles Johnson, who bashed Williams to death with the metal seat stem of an exercise bike in a high-security unit at Barwon Prison on April 19, 2010, filed his legal challenge

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Serial prohibited behaviour grub Leo gets bail

Serial wanker Callum Fogagnolo Aurora appeared in the Hobart Magistrates Court of Tasmania this afternoon on a lengthy list of offences. Aurora was arrested by Tasmania Police on the 7th December again for Prohibited Behaviour allegedly committed on a South Hobart walking track. Aurora was arrested by Police on the 15th November 2018 for similar behaviour on we understand the

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Alleged offenders arrested

UPDATE: 9.00pm Police have two people in custody as Police in numbers have arrived at Kingston Two two men at Kingston armed with a machete and hammer were wandering around at the Kingston Plaza a short time ago and then in a street we’re trying to flee afterPolice being called. A person/s has been assaulted/wounded. Ambulance Tasmania are attending.

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The chief executive revealed she had never visited any of the homes where witnesses before the commission had been abused and mistreated.

The head of one of Australia’s largest disability providers has issued a public apology for physical and sexual abuse of residents at its group homes, while defending her decision not to inform the company’s board when a woman in its care was raped. The royal commission is examining the role and responsibility of Life Without Barriers, a not-for-profit company that

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Highly respected former Detective Inspector appointed as Commander

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Darren Hine announced the appointment of a new Commander within the ranks of Tasmania Police today. “I congratulate Commander Jason Elmer on his promotion to the rank of Commander within Tasmania Police today,” said Commissioner Hine. “Commander Elmer has a wealth of strategic planning, emergency management, and tactical command experience, with a proven ability to

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“Malicious prosecution”: Court rules innocent Indigenous man Terry Irving spent five years in jail because of police misconduct

Townsville man Terry Irving’s 28-year battle for justice is almost over after Queensland’s Court of Appeal today ruled he was maliciously prosecuted by police which led to him being wrongly jailed for 1671 days over a north Queensland bank robbery he did not commit. The decision means Mr Irving could finally receive compensation for the police’s appalling misconduct. His damages

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TGA warns about imports of ivermectin

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has tested a number of imported products labelled as ivermectin and found that they are counterfeit under the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989. Laboratory testing has confirmed that the following 12mg products contain less than the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient declared on the labels: Iversun-12Covimectin-12Ivilife-12 The results of the TGA testing serve as a warning against buying

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Tasmania Police advise they have arrested a man in relation to the shooting at Newnham yesterday morning.

The man aged 21 has been charged with aggravated carjacking and firearms offences resulting from an unrelated matter. “At this stage no charges have been laid regarding the Newnham shooting incident. Police investigations into that matter are ongoing. The victim of the shooting remains at the Launceston General Hospital in a stable condition. He continues to be uncooperative with police”

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Ambulance parking

Kathrine Morgan-Wicks, State Health Commander. – Argyle St ambulance parking Ambulances will be parked on Argyle St, between Liverpool and Bathurst streets, from today to allow the Tasmanian Health Service to stand up an external triage area outside the Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department. The arrangement will require the use of eight on-street parking spaces on the eastern side of

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Peter Gutwein, Premier. – Reconnecting Tasmania to the world

Tomorrow, Tasmania will reopen our borders to the world, reconnecting us with family and friends interstate after what has been one of the toughest times in living memory. The safety of Tasmanians has been our top priority from day one of the pandemic, and we have taken a cautious and responsible path to reopening. We have one of the highest

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