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Cops at casino covid duties

Exclusive: TVN has been told by a staff member on the condition of anonymity that a guest staying at the Casino was on the flight yesterday of the covid positive man. They said that a number of Police attended the casino at around 6.30am this morning and the person is being contained. Another source told us a temporary closure of

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Further to our live report last night Police state the obvious today

At 11:30 pm last night Tasmania Fire Service and police attended a house fire at 9 Eyre Street, Mayfield. The fire was quickly brought under control by fire crews however the residence has suffered extensive damage. Nobody was home at the time of the fire. A neighbouring property that is cojoined did not sustain any damage but required ventilation. The residents of that property were not required

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Exclusive report by the Sydney Morning Herald

Christmas parcel deliveries no longer face the threat of strikes after Australia Post’s package shipment business and the transport union resolved an almost year-long dispute over pay and conditions. The three-year agreement between StarTrack and the Transport Workers Union paves the way for a formal vote by the company’s workers to approve the deal and ends an at-times caustic period

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Coronavirus case in Tasmania

A man who arrived in Hobart today on a Brisbane flight has been confirmed with a positive COVID-19 result. We understand he us currently at the Fountainside facility. Virgin VA702 from Brisbane to Hobart are being asked to isolate immediately and contact Public Health. People who were at airport between 12:15 and 2.45pm are being asked to isolate.

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“Complaint process, they don’t have one they simply don’t reply” senior Australian journalist told TVN this afternoon.

The Senate has commissioned a surgical inquiry into the complaint handling systems of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service. This follows public concerns raised over the current system. “As a strong supporter of the ABC, I am worried that complaints are not being seriously addressed and this is undermining the organisation. If mistakes are made, Australians expect the

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Launceston shooting

Exclusive: Following an altercation at Summerhill earlier this afternoon a woman received gunshot wounds to the arm and is currently at the LGH receiving medical treatment. The woman presented to the LGH shortly after 3.30pm following a rifle being discharged by a man at the Summerhill property. We understand Police are now investigating the incident where a number of shots

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Boatie sets the record straight

“The water was beautiful last night we could even see crays walking into our rings” one of the boaties who spoke exclusively to TVN told us this afternoon. The boat was a 5.5 metre aluminium with 115hp motor. “It was a rogue 4.5 to 5 metre wave that hit us side on and it onto rocks. It all happened in

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West coast boating incident

Exclusive: A boat flipped tonight on the west coast with three persons onboard, the three have all made it to land. We understand they were 20 kilometres from Cape Sorell light house. Tasmania Police confirm they are walking in to a remote area to meet them.

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States a step closer to raising the age of criminal responsibility

Australia’s attorneys-general are a step closer to committing to raising the age of criminal responsibility from the age of 10 to 12 years old. The state attorneys-general on Friday supported a proposal to raise the age and have until Monday to agree to the wording, with a formal announcement expected early next week, The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald have confirmed. It is

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Retirees lose $2.8 million to alleged fake bond scam

A US man living in Sydney’s east faced court on Saturday after being accused of scamming retirees of more than $2.8 million via fake bonds and allegedly later channelling the money to his personal bitcoin account. Investigators from the cybercrime and financial crimes squads will allege in court that Richard Emil Ayoub, 52, had received almost $3 million from 14

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