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Full sentencing comments for Maggot

STATE OF TASMANIA v CECIL MAURICE MABB 2 DECEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCECecil Mabb pleads guilty to abduction of a child and assault. I agreed to deal with his plea of guilty to one count of assaulting a pubic officer. On Sunday 24 January 2021 a married couple took their three children camping with family friends at Montagu Park,

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Elderly couple fined

The elderly couple from Cranbrook that failed to report a Malaysian woman’s death have both been fined $800 at the Hobart Magistrates Court of Tasmania today. The woman who was living on their property died last year of cancer and was buried on the Cranbrook property.

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Just more cheating and lies from Murdoch media

Matthew Denholm of Murdoch’s The Australian became aware of a Federal Court of Australia action after we suggest seeing or hearing about it on TVN yesterday afternoon.at 4.58pm. He then made enquiries. Tonight Denholm and The Australia claim it as their exclusive. Interestingly a number of Murdoch journalists categorically deny reading TVN with one even saying “I never have as

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Omicron not putting a dampener on Christmas yet, says Lew

The billionaire chair of major fashion retailer Premier Investments says he has seen no signs of a slowdown in spending despite the pending threat of the Omicron variant as the sector prepares for a bumper Christmas. Premier’s chairman and founder Solomon Lew told The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age while it was too early to know what impact, if any, Omicron would have

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Funeral industry practices raise consumer concerns

The ACCC is calling for funeral businesses to review their contracts and pricing practices to ensure they comply with consumer and competition laws, in a new report on the funeral services industry. The report, released today, highlights key issues of concern and outlines the critical importance for businesses to treat consumers fairly during the emotionally vulnerable time of planning a

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Exclusive dinner White Winter Waffle Waste

Who would be so silly as to waste $550 to listen to White and Winter waffle on about rubbish? Stu Benson has desperately been flogging tickets to punters says attendees can have “…input into Labor’s policy focus and direction.” Elise Archer says of the dinner “This ‘EOI for ideas’ dinner proves that it’s just the same old Labor – still

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NSW company KL4 Pty Ltd (Medcure) fined $106,560 for alleged unlawful importation of Ayurvedic medicines

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued eight infringement notices totalling $106,560 to KL4 Pty Ltd (trading as Medcure), for the alleged importation of Ayurvedic medicines in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act). The company allegedly imported Ayurvedic medicines that were not entered in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) at the time of importation, including

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$5,000 fine

STATE OF TASMANIA v B 26 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE B , you have pleaded guilty to a charge of assault. The circumstances are unusual, and what you did was out of character. In August 2019, over two years ago, you had gone out drinking, which was unusual for you. You encountered someone you knew who was giving

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Independent Review into the Public Trustee

Whilst we haven’t read the report yet we know it would be welcomed by many, TVN has received so many complaints about the Public Trustee over the past 9 years. Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. – Independent Review into the Public Trustee The Tasmanian Government welcomes the Report of the Independent Review into the administrative and operational practices

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$50,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest of Kerry Whiting

Police have this afternoon offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of 44-year-old Kerry Whiting. “Now into our sixth day of searching for Kerry Whiting, we believe that someone may have vital information that could lead to the location and arrest of Kerry,” said Commander Stuart Wilkinson. “We strongly believe there may be a person, or people,

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