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Boat sinks

Tasmania Police attended a boating incident this afternoon near Bruny Island sources say at around 2.30pm. We a told just after 3.15pm the 15 foot half cabin boat started sinking near rocks. We are told the occupants of the boat made it to land safely and sources say the boat actually sunk close to rocks.

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Sudden death

Further to our Facebook page report earlier today, we can confirm emergency services attended a medical incident near Cremorne this morning where unfortunately a person passed away. Our sincere condolences to family and friends.

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Mountain bike crashes

Ambulance Tasmania are attended Clarence mountain bike park, Meehan Range where a cyclist had been injured on one of the tracks. Ambulance Tasmania also attended the Maydena mountain bike park where a cyclist has been injured on a track.

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Sentencing comments for vet fraudster

STATE OF TASMANIA v RACHEL NAOMI PERRI 9 DECEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE Rachel Perri has pleaded guilty to 25 counts of computer-related fraud contrary to s 257B(c) of the Criminal Code, and one count of fraud contrary to s 253A of the Criminal Code. The 25 counts of computer related fraud were committed in the course of her employment as a practice

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Apple sued over broken watch screens that injured customers

Apple’s watch isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, a group of customers claims in a lawsuit over an alleged defect that it says can cause injuries. The customers say Apple, in its zeal for compactness, failed to provide enough room inside the watch to allow for swelling of the internal battery. As a result the watch screen can detach,

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Two police officers who had sex with a 17-year-old schoolgirl after meeting her while on duty have told a court they regret their actions, which tarnished the reputation of their employer, and now realise what they did was wrong.

James Delinicolis, 30, and Angelo Dellosa, 31, pleaded guilty this year to one count each of misconduct in public office after they had consensual sex with the girl, who said she was 18, in March 2020. The senior constables in the Police Transport Command, who were both married, regularly spoke to women while on-duty and tried to pick them up

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Former AFP members have rejoined as Reserves to help keep Australians safe.

Since the program started in April 2020, Reserves have been invaluable in providing operational support during the COVID-19 pandemic and Operation IRONSIDE, the biggest organised crime operation in the AFP’s history. The AFP has a proud history, and former members often want to continue contributing to the community and law enforcement efforts. The AFP has more than 70 Reserves ready

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October petrol prices hit seven-year high due to rising international prices

Daily petrol prices on a seven-day rolling average basis in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth increased to 172.4 cents per litre (cpl) at the end of October 2021, which in inflation adjusted (real) terms are the highest prices in seven years, the ACCC’s latest petrol monitoring report shows. The report looks at the September quarter 2021 but provides additional data and

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More filth gaoled

A 55-year-old NSW man has been jailed today (10 December 2021) for four years and six months’ on child abuse offences, after he was linked to an alleged national online child exploitation network. The man was charged as part of Operation Arkstone in November 2020, after members of the AFP Eastern Command Child Protection Operations executed a search warrant at

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Time running out for fugitive Assange

London: The United States is a step closer to extraditing Julian Assange to face trial over the WikiLeaks cables after securing a victory in England’s High Court. Lord Justice Holroyde overturned a previous judge’s ruling that Assange should not face legal proceedings in the US because he might commit suicide. He ordered the court to send his case to Britain’s

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