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CEO offers workers an apology

Southern Cross Care (Tas.) Inc off an apology to workers today. In a statement from CEO Robyn Boyd she said: The Board and management of Southern Cross Care Tasmania deeply apologises to past and current staff who may have been underpaid their overtime due to outdated payroll and rostering systems. Wage underpayments are unacceptable in any organisation and we are

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Deceased aunties car stolen

A subscriber was very shocked and indeed disappointed that a vintage car was stolen from their family property at Relbia around the end of last month. The 1935 Dodge was purchased brand new and has been kept in the family shed for the past 40 years. We don’t publish stolen vehicles but this one is certainly an exemption. If you

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Human trafficking

A 59-year-old man and a 48-year-old woman have been charged as part of an Australian Federal Police investigation into allegations of human trafficking and servitude at a cake business in Western Sydney. The Fair Work Ombudsman reported an allegation of mistreatment of a worker at the business to the Australian Federal Police in March 2018. The AFP Eastern Command Human

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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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