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Kik platform again

A 25-year-old man is due to appear in Toowoomba Magistrates Court after police found child abuse material on a mobile phone allegedly belonging to him. The investigation began after the Australian Federal Police-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation received a report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in the United States. The report detailed an online

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Michael Ferguson, Minister for State Development, Construction and Housing. – More roofs over the heads of Tasmanians ahead of Christmas

The Government is providing an unprecedented investment into public housing and home affordability. And that investment is leading to finished houses right now. In partnership with the Government, Centacare Evolve Housing has completed six new two-bedroom houses in Ravenswood. This means houses that will be homes to six Tasmanian households by Christmas. It is terrific news for Tasmanians who are

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Home D for former gun dealer

Further to our exclusive live report as Police commenced the raid on a gun dealer three years ago at Ulverstone, the Supreme Court of Tasmania dealt with the former gun dealer today sentencing him to ten months home detention on a raft of firearm related charges.

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Former NRL player charged with child abuse material offences

Former NRL player Brett Finch has been charged with child abuse material offences over alleged conversations in an online chat room. NSW Police searched a home in Sans Souci, in Sydney’s south, about 6.30am on Tuesday and seized a mobile phone for further forensic examination. Mr Finch, 40, was arrested and taken to Kogarah Police Station, where he was charged

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“She looked at the tags on her children’s school bags and they looked like morgue tags, and she thought it meant her and the children had to go.”

Perth mother accused of murdering her two daughters saw ‘no other way out’, court hears A Perth mother who killed her two daughters said she saw ‘no other way out’ when she hatched the murder-suicide plan in October 2019. Milka Djurasovic, 40, is accused of murdering her children Mia, 10, and Tiana, 6, inside their Madeley home while her husband

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Valley of Love recounts

James Graham has been elected as councillor to serve until the 2022 ordinary election. Tasmanian Electoral Commission has advised that a recount was conducted today to fill a vacancy for councillor on the Derwent Valley Council. This occurred under Schedule 5 of the Local Government Act 1993 by Councillor Martyn Evans’ absence from 3 consecutive council meetings, on Friday 26

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The AFP is warning that online child sex offenders are enticing young teenagers with cash and food vouchers to provide naked or sexually-suggestive images.

The AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) has received an increase in reports over the past few months of children self-producing child exploitation material (CAM) for financial incentives. AFP Commander ACCCE and Human Exploitation Hilda Sirec said school holiday periods typically led to an increase in reports of self-produced CAM as children spent more time online unsupervised. Online

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Suspended sentence for armed robbery

STATE OF TASMANIA v W 10 DECEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEW , you have pleaded guilty to a charge of armed robbery. One night in August 2019, more than two years ago now, you went to the home of a young man that you knew for the purpose of collecting a debt of $700 that you said was owing

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Helicopter at serious scene

Further to our earlier Facebook report the helicopter is attending a serious incident at Railton. We understand a person has been seriously injured after being run over by a large excavator.

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Another hit in Launceston

Further to our earlier report. Detective Inspector Fox said at about 6.50am Police were notified that a man had been shot in the chest and called a taxi to the Newnham area. He said residents heard arguing at 6.45am. TVN was informed at 6.54am that “a man’s been shot in the guts right hand side under his ribs into his

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Evade comes to end, Mercedes-Benz gets towed

TVN Exclusive report: An evade that started just after 8.15pm last night at Campania ended with the arrest of one of the alleged offenders on an Uber ride at Sugarloaf Road, Risdon Vale at 8.58pm. On Sunday night Police detected the 2013 black Mercedes-Benz CLA200 we understand speeding near Campania. Other Police units were called in to assist after it

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