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Home fully engulfed

Exclusive: Fire at Tivoli Road, Old Beach. The house is fully engulfed. TFS, Tasmania Police including Detectives and Ambulance Tasmania are at the scene. Our source said the fire was started by two gas bottles and a person was injured. TFS have seven units attending.

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More lies from Liberals

More bullshit from the Liberals. On the 18th of January 2018 they told us “around the clock permanent Police presence” and “Respond to the community’s needs around the clock, seven days a week” Tasmania Police confirmed with TVN yesterday that the new station will not be manned ‘around the clock’ in a statement to us.

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Still not enough for 24 hours at the Valley of Love

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management. – 26 Additional Police Commence Training The Tasmania Police Academy is welcoming 26 new police recruits this week who are commencing their studies and training, and will graduate as Police Officers in June next year. This course is in addition to the 22 recruits who commenced training on 9 August 2021,

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Exclusive report by the Sydney Morning Herald

Malnourished, neglected and distressed aged care residents were left to fend for themselves during coronavirus outbreaks last year, with a new report revealing some residents were not able to be identified in their own homes due to a lack of records. Families of elderly residents who died in last year’s St Basil’s outbreak blasted the federal government for releasing the

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TGA Issues warning

The TGA is warning consumers to be aware of counterfeit nicotine vaping products advertised and sold online. Fake products, known as counterfeits, imitate genuine products but may contain undeclared and hazardous active ingredients. If a product contains nicotine but is not declared to contain nicotine on the product or packaging it is a counterfeit product. New laws were introduced on

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$500K reward

Tasmania Police is offering a $500,000 reward to anyone with credible information that can help investigators find Darlene Avis Geertsema and uncover the truth about what happened to her the night she disappeared from her Devonport home 43 years ago. Darlene, 30, was last seen leaving the family home in Best Street, Devonport around 10pm on Monday 23 October 1978

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Police confirm no 24 hour cop shop for the Valley of Love

Tasmania Police have officially confirmed with TVN that the new New Norfolk Police station will not be manned 24 hours a day. A Police spokesperson issued this statement to us for publication: “There is already a 24 hour response capability in the New Norfolk area. The Bridgewater Division, which covers New Norfolk, provides 24 hour policing.” “New Norfolk Police Station

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Armed youths in Moonah

Tasmania Police are attending a disturbance at Sixth Avenue, Moonah in relation to a group of youths. We understand Police also attended a Thai restaurant at a Main Road where staff were threatened by youths reportedly armed with weapons we are told. Youths are also in Sunderland Street threatening to stab members of the public, “they were seen with knives”

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Defenceless boy gang bashed at New Town high school

A young autistic boy was bashed senseless at his school today by bullies. Whilst TVN has viewed footage we have decided not to run due to it being too graphic. Disgustingly students at New Town high school looked on some even cheering on as the boy was targeted and once again gang bashed. Sources say this has been an ongoing

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City motorcyclist threatened

Certainly a first for us in nearly ten years, a motorcyclist was involved in an attempted ‘bike jacking’ in the city a short time ago. An offender approached the rider armed with a hammer demanding the bike we are told. Tasmania Police attended the scene and are investigating including looking for the offender. We understand it occurred on or near

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Raptor engaged in “deliberate, deceitful and malicious harassment” of a solicitor Sydney Morning Herald reports

A sergeant in Raptor, who was not happy about the regional travel, instructed one of the officers to ensure the solicitor “doesn’t make it to court”. LECC found the targeting of the solicitor was “disgraceful” and constituted “serious misconduct” which was carried out for no legitimate policing purpose. NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman is considering law reform to strengthen the protections

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