News Updates

RSPCA statement

Statement from RSPCA Tasmania: The charge brought by RSPCA Prosecution was the first time a person was accused of conduct ‘likely to cause pain or suffering’. Even though the dog did not in fact suffer harm, there was a very good chance it could have. Magistrate Marron, hearing the case, said what the defendant had done was ‘an incredibly dangerous

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Attempted arson

STATE OF TASMANIA v K 29 OCTOBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEK , you plead guilty to attempted arson. During the evening of Saturday 12 June 2021 you walked into the Bridport Hotel, in Main Street Bridport, carrying a jerry can containing petrol, a measuring cup and some newspaper. You believed that a man with whom you were having an

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Supreme Court action by group

Action on behalf of health care workers facing the sack has moved to the Supreme Court of Tasmania. A spokesperson from the group told TVN “there are over 500 health care workers in this action, over 2000 workers who have not taken the injections yet, and however many thousands more who have taken the injection under the threat of losing

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Cops stood down The Age reports

Nearly 100 Victoria Police officers stood down over jab mandate Cassandra Morgan of The Age reports Nearly 100 Victoria Police officers are at risk of being fired, as they are still yet to comply with a state-wide COVID-19 vaccination mandate for authorised workers. A spokeswoman for the force confirmed on Thursday evening that 74 police officers and 18 protective services

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‘Sticky beaks’ says TFS

TVN mentioned TFS redacted a location yesterday then after our report published it. A spokesperson for TFS said “Sometimes it removed from view of the outline so sticky beaks don’t come out for drivebys and get in the way”

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Pipe dreams

Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Health. – Reducing pressure on the Royal Hobart Hospital Emergency Department The Tasmanian Government remains committed to recruiting and retaining health staff across our State to ensure that all Tasmanians can get the right care, at the right time. That’s why this week, our Government has approved an increase in the medical staffing in the Emergency

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Chemical leak on aircraft

Exclusive: TFS and Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania attended an aircraft incident at Devonport today. The aircraft landed safely. . The incident occurred during flight and involved a chemical leak.

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Taskforce Vanguard

The new Australian Federal Police-led High Volume Crime Taskforce Vanguard has made a significant impact on the community, with the arrest of 30 people for drug and money laundering offences, and the seizure of millions of dollars in cash and hundreds of kilograms of illicit drugs and tobacco. The AFP-led Taskforce Vanguard was fully established on 1 July 2021, with

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Wounding charge

Tasmania Police advise they have charged a 37-year-old Launceston man in relation to a wounding incident on Warring Street in Ravenswood early this morning. The man has been charged with two counts of wounding, three counts of destroy property, trespass and possess controlled plant product. He has been remanded to appear before the Launceston Magistrates Court later today, potentially after

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