News Updates

Booktopia in court for alleged false or misleading claims on refund rights

The ACCC has instituted Federal Court proceedings against online retailer Booktopia Pty Ltd for making false or misleading representations to consumers about their rights to refunds and other remedies for faulty or damaged goods. On its website between 10 January 2020 and 2 November 2021, Booktopia allegedly represented that consumers had to notify it of a faulty, damaged or incorrect

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Three sentenced to a combined 19 years’ jail in relation to the importation and intended distribution of more than one tonne of MDMA.

Three men appeared at the Downing Centre District Court today (10 December 2021) where they were sentenced to: A 29-year-old was sentenced to 7 years and 6 months imprisonment with a non-parole period of 4 years and 6 months,A 29-year-old was sentenced to 7 years and 1 month imprisonment with a non-parole period of 4 years, 3 months, andA 31-year-old

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TVN EXCLUSIVE

TVN can exclusively confirm that an appeal was lodged with the Supreme Court of Tasmania on the 18th November the day he was found guilty, but taking effect today following todays sentencing, for the conviction of Attempted Murder by Matthew John Davey. TVN can also confirm that the family and friends of Matthew Davey will speak exclusively to TVN in

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Man sentenced on attempted murder charge

After 63 minutes of the Judge reading the sentencing comments Matthew John Davey sentenced at 3.03pm to 18 years for the attempted murder of Nicole Evans in 2017. He will be eligible for parole after serving 12 years. The orders of the Court were: Attempted murder & persistent FV— 18 years no parole for 12 years Firearms trafficking & ice

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MELBOURNE RABBI SHAKEN BY ANTISEMITIC ABUSE AT CROWN

By PETER KOHN Waiting for a meeting to assess a prospective venue for a Jewish communal event, the Orthodox rabbi, who wears a kippah, was checking his mobile when he was assailed by a stranger .A PROMINENT Melbourne rabbi has spoken to The AJN about the shock he felt when he was subjected to antisemitic abuse just a few days ago at the

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“The evidence that the Murdoch media empire is indeed a dangerous monopoly was heard loud and clear,” Senator Hanson-Young said.

The recommendation is the key finding of a year-long Senate inquiry into media diversity, led by Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young, which focused on the influence of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia. A proposal for a royal commission-style investigation into Australia’s media ownership has split a Senate inquiry, with the Liberal deputy chair ridiculing the recommendation as a danger to

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Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Corrections. – Community to be consulted on the future of Ashley Youth Detention Centre site

A community consultation process will be undertaken to obtain the views of the local community regarding the future use of the Ashley Youth Detention Centre (AYDC) site, many of whom have already suggested it be the site for a Northern correctional facility. While no decision has been made on moving the Northern correctional facility, an initial evaluation indicates the AYDC

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Launceston mail bag thefts

Our Launceston subscriber received this in the mail today, apparently Tasmania Police are investigating the mail bag thefts from the Launceston parcel centre in October. Has your mail been stolen from your home letterbox or parcels from your front door?

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Cops called to Covehill

Tasmania Police are attending a disturbance at Covehill shopping centre where we understand a person was armed with a knife. We are told an incident occurred at the Coles supermarket where a window was broken and someone injured.

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Fake methamphetamine dealer uncovered by the Australian Federal Police.

A Sydney man allegedly involved in a fake methamphetamine deal uncovered as part of Operation Ironside, faced Sydney Central Local Court today after being charged by the Australian Federal Police. The 33-year-old man was arrested yesterday (8 December), accused of knowingly taking part in the supply of methamphetamine. He is the fourth person charged as a result of Operation Ironside

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