News Updates

Polly speaks

TVN can exclusively reveal that Labor State Secretary, Stuart Benson, has today sought nominations for the Legislative Council election due in Elwick, along with the Federal election in Clark and the 3rd spot on the Federal Senate ticket. The call for nominations in Elwick has been met with scorn by sections of his own party. “It’s typical Benson shifty games,”

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Long-suffering investors who are owed a total of $23,554,921 in funds stolen by missing fraudster Melissa Caddick have finally had some good news.

Liquidator Bruce Gleeson from Jones Partners said that the federal court judgment – which paves the way for the sale of Ms Caddick’s assets – was a “critical and beneficial step for investors who have lost money with Melissa Caddick”. One investor welcomed the news saying, “It’s been a really long wait for investors. We’re thrilled that finally there is

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Government gives green light for rental scooters

Michael Ferguson, Minister for Infrastructure and Transport – Electric scooter legislation passes Parliament unanimously I’m very pleased to report that eScooters will be hitting our streets this summer, providing a cost-effective, low-pollution, and convenient transport alternative in Tasmania after the amendment to Traffic Act 1925, to legislate them, passed the Legislative Council. Delivering this key election commitment will see eScooters

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Air New Zealand cancels flights

Air New Zealand has decided to cancel approximately 1,000 flights between Australia and New Zealand until the end of the year. We understand around 20,000 passengers may be affected. A travel again told TVN the airline was concerned over continued border uncertainty.

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No Boxing Day sales for market

Exclusive: “We also been told by getting press could forfeit our licence to trade this is the new council market celebrating 50 years this is not a good look” Hobart City Council Salamanca team tells stallholders today regarding Boxing Day trading. It is an option to hold a market on Boxing Day when the normal Saturday trading day falls on

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Apology and costs sought

This article is a Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive report we are sharing The former Cricket Tasmania staffer who received explicit text messages and an image from Tim Paine in November 2017, formally contacted Cricket Australia the following year requesting first an apology, then an apology and the sum of $40,000 to cover her legal costs. Representatives of CA were also

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Trouble spot worsens

Over the past month we have featured Eastland’s shopping centre and the escalating problems they are having with offenders and troublemakers. Tasmania Police last week ramped up their presence with what we were told is a taskforce type blitz. On Tuesday we enquired with Police if this is the case and they said “Bellerive Police are increasing targeted patrols in

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Offender in custody after manhunt

TFS Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police attended a deliberately lit fire inside a residence at a caravan park at Wynyard late this afternoon. An elderly woman has been brutally attacked with weapons suffering head wounds after an offender broke into her and her husband’s Wynyard unit. Police have located an axe and hammer. Police took the elderly man into custody

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“Men, if we women want to see your penis, I promise we will ask. And if we don’t ask, for god’s sake, just leave it in your pants. Your big penee may fascinate you, but it really does nothing for us.”

I was first exposed to the human male’s pride in his genitalia when I was just a teen. I was babysitting a two-year-old boy, and turned around to find him stark naked, his nappy discarded on the floor. “Look!” he said proudly, holding his tiny, erect penis. “Big penee!” “Yes, Ben,” I agreed, validating his manhood, as we women have

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Ambulance Tasmania abuses TVN

A spokesperson for Ambulance Tasmania told us ‘you’re a moron’ in regards to TVN publishing a condolences post yesterday. We were inundated with enquiries and simply published the post to allow subscribers to know it was not a crime that had occurred. We normally have a good relationship with Ambulance Tasmania and promote them daily.

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Sydney-based company Mason Online Pty Ltd fined $106,560 for alleged advertising breaches of nicotine vaping products

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued eight infringement notices totalling $106,560 to Mason Online Pty Ltd for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products. Advertisers are reminded to give proper consideration to guidance and warnings issued to them by the TGA. Where the TGA requests a person to review their website and remove all non-compliant advertising, it is not

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They came, they protested, they chanted and sang (mostly Waltzing Matilda).

Organisers said there were 100,000 attending the Freedom March in Sydney on Saturday. Police, who kept an eye on things with a modest uniformed presence, a few mounted police – both horses and cycles – and a helicopter hovering overhead, said it was more like 10,000. There were no arrests. Similar anti-government “freedom” protests were held across the country, with

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