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$4M home as surety Sydney Morning Herald reports

Accused drug dealer Mostafa Baluch was granted bail after a magistrate found he was not getting proper access to his lawyer and documents needed to defend himself in jail, according to court documents. He disappeared four days after his release. “It is plain from that material that there are many difficulties for him in terms of access to his counsel

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More drones for Police

Tasmania Police are spruiking new drones and Police who have been trained to use them. This may improve the situation as to date it hasn’t been overly successful. Significant time delays have hampered Police with sometimes over an hour wait before a drone can be at a scene. The other issue is batteries being low and drones only going up

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Rupie may have limits applied Sydney Morning Herald reports

“Industry sources who spoke anonymously because the discussions are confidential said Norske Skog had also told smaller publishers it would place limits on how much paper News Corporation could use.” The fate of Australia’s regional publishers could be in the hands of one of the world’s biggest suppliers of paper after it announced plans to increase its costs by more

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Cocaine bust

Three men will appear in Southport Magistrates Court this week for allegedly importing 1.5 kg of cocaine, which was bound for the Gold Coast. Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police, Australian Border Force and NSW Police investigators from Taskforce Sentry charged the men in October when cocaine was allegedly found concealed inside a PlayStation 5 console. A 48-year-old Tweed Heads South

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TGA update

TGA recognises two more COVID-19 vaccines not registered in Australia but used widely internationally Today, the TGA determined that Covaxin (manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) and BBIBP-CorV (manufactured by Sinopharm, China) vaccines would be ‘recognised’ for the purpose of establishing a traveller’s vaccination status. This recognition is for travellers aged 12 and over who have been vaccinated with Covaxin, and

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Walrus bolts from shopping centre after being sprung

Nasty Narcissistic Walrus parks in senior citizens car spot at eastern shore shopping centre. The Walrus, a serial bully only on social media, moved her car within minutes of our post. Looking around to see who was looking hurriedly took off!. Unlike her we won’t identify her 2011 wagon or publish a photo.

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The dark side of New Norfolk

The Derwent Valley we refer to as the Valley of Love is slowly becoming anything but that. People being mowed down, guns being pointed, violent home invasions with machetes , knives, poles, bats and now chainsaws are being used in the streets as warring continues into its third month. A four wheel drive was destroyed Friday night after being struck

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President Trump making some moves

Washington DC: Facebook has banned former president Donald Trump from posting on its platform and he is barred by law from using his current fundraising to finance another campaign for the White House. But Trump has found a way around both barriers as he rebuilds his political operation to clear the way for a potential 2024 presidential campaign. His primary

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Space cadet who should know better

Senior Victorian Liberal MP and shadow attorney-general Tim Smith has resigned from the shadow cabinet after colliding with another car while driving at more than twice the legal blood-alcohol limit. Full statement from Tim Smith Last night I made a serious error of judgment. After dinner with friends I believed I was under the legal limit to drive home. This

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Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive

One person is dead after a boat with seven people on board capsized in waters north of Wollongong on the NSW South Coast on Sunday. A major rescue operation involving volunteer surf lifesavers, surfers and paramedics was launched about 10.30am in response to a scene of “carnage” that unfolded near Peggy’s Reef at Bulli. Surf lifesavers found seven men in

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$500,000 damage for pot on stove

On Sunday afternoon, TFS received multiple 000 calls o a report of a takeway on fire at Seaz Takeaway in George Town Road, Newnham. On the brigade arrival the takeaway shop and adjoining house were fully involved in fire. 6 crews battled the fire which took just over 2 hours to bring under control due to fuel load and construction

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