News Updates

Jones to turn to social media?

Alan Jones was once too big to cancel. For three decades, the shock jock dominated Sydney’s media landscape, and was feared and courted by prime ministers and premiers who knew his words could swing votes. But it would appear the controversial 80-year-old’s career has reached the end of the road, at least in the mainstream media. In the past 17

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Crime scene at Moonah following stabbing

TVN Breaking news: Moonah Crime Scene Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania are attending a serious incident at Main Road, Moonah where a person/s has been stabbed. Subscribers say the incident is near the Good Guys store and a number of Police are now arriving to the ‘bloody scene.’

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Launceston eateries face FWO audits

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise visits to restaurants, cafes and fast-food outlets and hospitality venues in and around Launceston this week to check that workers are getting the right pay and entitlements. About 30 businesses face audits across the greater Launceston region, with Fair Work Inspectors speaking with business owners, managers and employees on the ground. The regulator

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Deputy State Controller speaks

Deputy Commissioner and Deputy State Controller Donna Adams speaks in response to our exclusive report last night. In a joint statement this morning with Michael Pervan DC Adams repeats some of what we’ve already been told: A 25-year-old man has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with the lawful requirement or direction of an emergency management worker

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Hours to be cut HACSU reports

TVN was told yesterday morning that Southern Cross were ‘at it again’ and trying to cut hours for the food service people. We note HACSU yesterday posted: “Southern Cross Care, now the most sanctioned provider in Tasmania, just won’t stop trying to worsen conditions for residents and workers. After cutting 150 kitchen hours at Yaraandoo, now they propose to cut

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Tasmania Police respond to TVN

Further to OUR earlier exclusive report, Tasmania Police have responded following our request and provided TVN with the following statement: Just before 5.30pm a man was apprehended by police after he absconded while being transferred between quarantine hotels. The 25 year old had been identified as an unauthorised traveller when he arrived in the state on 25 October, and placed

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The Age reports

Ellie Smith, who had endured 18 traumatic days with her little girl missing, received a phone call about 1am on Wednesday. “We’ve got someone here that wants to speak to you,” she was told. Homicide squad Detective Senior Sergeant Cameron Blaine was sitting in the car heading to hospital with rescued Cleo Smith and a family liaison officer, Detective Sergeant

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Another escape

After quite a hot foot pursuit Tasmania Police apprehended an escapee from the Travelodge at Hobart airport. Our source said the person escaped shortly before 5.00pm this afternoon but was located some time later in a paddock. Wasn’t it only last week when the Premier and Donna Adams were telling us how much they have increased security? Did this one

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Tasmania Police are investigating

Tasmania Police have advised TVN this morning that “Police are aware of the video in question and are making inquiries in relation to the incident Anyone with information should contact Police on 131444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or crimestopperstas.com.au.”

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