News Updates

Metro boss refuses to speak

It’s great to see Minister Ferguson spruiking that Tasmanians ride the most modern buses in the nation but unfortunately when it comes to customers/members of the public raising serious concerns with Metro, twice, the CEO Katie Cooper who herself spruiks ‘strong customer focus’ simply refuses to respond.

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SMSA happy with extra services

TVN spoke to Salamanca Market Stallholder Association President Emma Hope this afternoon in relation to extra the ferry’s “We are delighted the Derwent ferry service will be expanded to include Saturday sailings over summer” said Emma. The newly elected president of the Salamanca Market Stallholder Association welcomed today’s announcement that the council would subsidise the Bellerive to Hobart service, which

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TVN EXCLUSIVE – Defamation Action Commenced

Exclusive: TVN can confirm that Benjamin Colin McGregor through his lawyers Hall Payne have filed a Statement of Claim against Sarah Jane Darcey at 4.03pm yesterday afternoon at the Hobart Federal Court of Australia. Documents lodged were: Originating applicationStatement of ClaimApplicants genuine steps statement More to come.

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Overseas workers flown in

Tasmania Police are attending Hobart airport awaiting an international flight arrival. The flight from the Samoan capital of Apia via Brisbane is due to arrive shortly before 11.30pm. Police are often at Hobart airport around this time for incoming flights escorting travellers to quarantine hotels mostly in the city. Police seem to treat these as covert type operations for some

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Covid case in Tasmania

COVID-19 Case – A Tasmanian woman in her 40s who travelled from USA via Sydney and arrived in Hobart on Monday 29 November has been confirmed as a COVID-19 case today. The woman has been in home quarantine since their arrival in the State. The woman will be admitted to the Fountainside Community Case Management Facility. Passengers on Jetstar flight

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Police searching for the bodies of missing campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay have found human remains in bushland near Dargo.

The remains are yet to be formally identified, a process police say could take some time. Mr Hill and Ms Clay vanished while camping in the remote Wonnangatta Valley in March 2020. Specialist police were called in to scour an area of the Grant Historic Area in East Gippsland, about 15 kilometres north of the Dargo township, on Monday. Rob

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Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction. – Residential and business customers receive targeted help from Aurora

More than 850 Tasmanian businesses impacted by COVID-19 and operating in the areas of tourism, hospitality, arts, events and seafood are expected to receive a bill credit as part of targeted support offered by Aurora Energy. Since March 2020, Aurora Energy has continued to assist affected residential and small business customers through its $5m COVID-19 Customer Support Program, specifically designed

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Peter Gutwein, Premier. – Managing Omicron at our borders

Today I received an update at National Cabinet regarding the responses by the Commonwealth, states and territories to managing the Omicron strain. The Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Victoria have implemented 72 hours home isolation and testing for all returning Australians, with 14 days’ quarantine in place for travellers returning from southern African countries. To be clear, any

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NSW individual fined $7,992 for alleged unlawful advertising of ivermectin and zinc for COVID-19

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued three infringement notices totalling $7,992 to an individual for allegedly advertising ivermectin and zinc lozenges to treat COVID-19 in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act). Ivermectin is a prescription only medicine and cannot be advertised to the Australian public. The TGA has previously warned consumers and advertisers about illegal advertising

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A 22-year-old charged with sexual activity with minors and the possession of morphine as part of an ongoing AFP investigation.

A 22-year-old woman is due to appear at Blacktown Court House today (30 November 2021) charged with offences relating to sexual activity with minors and the possession of morphine as part of an ongoing AFP investigation. The woman was arrested yesterday (29 November 2021) at a location in western Sydney as part of Operation Saintes, an AFP human trafficking investigation

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