News Updates

Young girl escapes injury

Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania are at the scene, luckily the young child riding her bike has not been seriously injured, a witness said the girl was crossing the road when she collided with a car at low speed.

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Helicopter activated

The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter has been activated to a very serious incident at Bruny Island. More to come. The helicopter was earlier activated to Wellington Park for a rescue of an injured rock climbing person but diverted. The person was rescued by ground crew.

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City crash

Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania and TFS attended a two car crash on the corner of Brooker Highway and Bathurst Street this afternoon. A subscriber witness said two people were taken to the RHH.

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More Correctional Officers

Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Corrections. – Further boosting our Correctional Officers As Attorney General and Minister for Corrections, I am pleased that our intensive recruitment campaign to alleviate some of the current challenges within our prison system is producing results with 24 new recruits currently in the final stage of their recruitment, ahead of commencing their training in

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DRINK-DRIVER EXCEEDS LIMIT BY MORE THEN 5 TIMES

A driver has been immediately disqualified for 12 months after she exceeded the blood alcohol limit by more than 5 times earlier today. Just after 10am this morning, multiple witnesses observed a female driving along Mount Leslie Road at Prospect Vale where she was seen swerving across the roadway narrowly avoiding oncoming traffic. Witnesses phoned 000 where police attended minutes

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Murder suicide

Further to our exclusive live reports in the early hours of this morning as most people are home in bed, Tasmania Police this morning confirmed that two men are dead after the incident at William Str, Devonport. “Tasmania Police can confirm two men are deceased and a woman is in hospital, following a firearms incident in William Street, Devonport, overnight.

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Exclusive live rolling reports. Tasmania Police confirm TVN earlier report and have provided us with this update from the scene.

“Tasmania Police is responding to an incident in William Street, Devonport, involving a firearm. Police were called about 1am in response to reports of shots fired. Upon arrival police located one person deceased, and a further two people injured. The firearm has been recovered by police and there is no further concern for community safety” a Police spokesperson told us.

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TVN Live rolling coverage of Devonport shootings

Tasmania Police has declared a large area in William Street, Devonport as a major crime scene. From what we are told from sources at the scene area and what we can piece together we understand a male was shot at close range in the face, that another male has been shot outside on lawn reportedly deceased and a female suffering

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Man charged over Devonport firearms incident

A 36 year old Devonport man has been charged with a series of crimes including discharging a firearm in relation to an alleged incident in Devonport on 23 October. The man, who was taken into custody at Elizabeth Town yesterday, was charged with: • Assault (Criminal Code) x 4 • Robbery x 2 • Recklessly Discharge a Firearm x 3

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE – ADF UNITES AGAINST ILLEGAL FISHING IN THE PACIFIC

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has assisted regional partners in detecting and deterring illegal fishing activity in the Pacific during the latest iteration of Operation Solania. The Royal Australian Navy’s HMAS Wollongong worked with the Papua New Guinea Defence Force’s (PNGDF) HMPNGS Rochus Lokinap to conduct maritime surveillance in the Exclusive Economic Zone of PNG during the two-week operation. ADF

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