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Employsure to pay a penalty of $1 million for misleading Google Ads

The Federal Court has imposed a penalty of $1 million on workplace relations advisor Employsure Pty Ltd for breaching the Australian Consumer Law by making false or misleading representations in its Google Ads, in proceedings brought by the ACCC. In August 2021, the Full Federal Court unanimously upheld an appeal by the ACCC, finding that Employsure made false or misleading

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Crying wolf yet again

Tasmania Police in numbers were again unnecessarily called to the Hobart Supreme Court of Tasmania late this afternoon. On the 18th of November ‘every available unit’ was called and then went clear after no incident or disturbance of any kind. At 4.28pm Police came clear today with our source hearing “doesn’t look like it’s happening today.’ The sentence of a

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Marching orders

Exclusive: TVN sources yesterday and local government sources today told us that former Derwent Valley Mayor Martyn Evans was removed as a councillor in the last few days by the Local Government Division, we understand Friday. We are told he missed three meetings in a row.

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Siege ended without incident

Early this morning a man arrived at a north west coast property we understand uninvited and driving a stolen car and following an altercation with a person/s at the property prior to them leaving then became so agitated and distressed at around 7.40am he started spreading petrol inside a home the Preolenna Road, Flowerdale home. Tasmania Police were called arriving

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SMH reports – Two Omicron cases confirmed in Sydney

Urgent genomic testing has confirmed two overseas travellers coming into Sydney were infected with the emerging Omicron variant. “Both passengers came to Sydney from southern Africa on the evening of Saturday November 27. They underwent testing on arrival and tested positive for COVID-19 late last night,” NSW Health said in a statement issued on Sunday evening. “The two positive cases,

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Wounding incident

Tasmania Police attended a Lamprill Circle residence at Herdsmans Cove mid morning in regards to a disturbance. Police say a woman at the scene had suffered two puncture wounds to her arm. Police say they spoke to a woman at Claremont in relation to the wounding. More to come.

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Another stick up down the channel

Tasmania Police will be attending yet another armed robbery this one at Margate a short time ago. A number of offenders are reportedly involved, they robbed a member of the public outside the Margate post office after producing a knife then fleeing the scene in a getaway car we are told!

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Noodle robbery

An offender is on the run with noodles after threatening to stab the rightful owner of the noodles only a short time ago. Tasmania Police are at the scene. An offender grabbed the noodles off the counter at the Channel Court shopping centre Dave’s Noodles and after attempting to flee was chased by we understand a customer was threatened with

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SMH Exclusive

Exclusive: The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald can reveal that several state and territory chief health officers pushed for a temporary pause on all overseas arrivals during a meeting of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committees on Saturday. New South Wales and Victoria both moved on Saturday night to introduce 72-hour isolation requirements for all vaccinated international arrivals, regardless of

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National and local measures introduced in response to COVID-19 variant

Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health. Tasmania will introduce additional border measures in response to a new strain (Omicron or B.1.1.529) of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. This new variant has been identified as a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation. Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch said the Tasmanian border restrictions will be in

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash – Elderslie Road Brighton

At 9:23am emergency services were advised of a 3 vehicle crash on Elderslie Road at the intersection of Rodbourne Road, Brighton. The crash involved a grey Mitsubishi Triton turning from Elderslie Road into Rodbourne Road hitting a white Toyota Corolla travelling towards Brighton. As a result of the impact the Corolla rolled onto its side, struck a vehicle waiting to

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Manhunt continues

Tasmania Police are continuing the search for Kerry Whiting in relation to the incident at Ravenswood a few days ago. TVN would like to see a safe resolution to this for all parties.

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