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More bad reports for Fawlty Towers

Rivulet Report states multiple areas of improvement for Rivulet previously known as Bupa South Hobart previously known as Vaucluse Gardens. Rivulet Performance Report, Southern Cross Care (Tas) Inc, Date of report 14 September 2021 This performance report details the Commission’s assessment of the provider’s performance, in relation to the service, against the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards). The Quality

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Cocaine dealers escape more convictions

Sydney Morning Herald report: People who come before the courts for cocaine possession are far more likely to escape conviction than ice or heroin offenders, a phenomenon some lawyers and police attribute partly to an unfair disparity in how the drugs – and their users – are perceived. Proven cocaine offenders avoided a conviction being recorded in 62 per cent

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Hunger strike continues

EXTINCTION REBELLION HUNGER STRIKE HOBART – DAY 4 Summary ● Friday October 22 several Extinction Rebellion protestors started a 7-day hunger strike demanding urgent climate action from state and federal governments● After over 48 hours without food, the hunger strikers are extremely hungry and are beginning to feel the effects of food deprivation.● Tasmania’s Climate Change Minister Roger Jaensch and

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Office ransacked

Tasmania Police and Forensic Services attended Manor Gardens Day Centre at Kingston this afternoon in regards to a burglary. We understand the office was burgled sometime over the weekend.

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Police dog called in

Tasmania Police attended an incident on the Tasman Peninsula this afternoon that reportedly involved a firearm, a subscriber said Police have deployed a Police dog to the scene who specialises in firearms detection. We are told Police are currently trying to locate an offender.

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Space cadet caught

Tasmania Police advise a Smithton man has been charged after being detected driving three times over the alcohol limit.Police intercepted a vehicle on Nelson Street at Smithton around 11.40pm last night for the purposes of a random breath test. The driver, a 29 year old male from the Smithton area, returned a positive alcohol test and was transported to the

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Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive report

People who come before the courts for cocaine possession are far more likely to escape conviction than ice or heroin offenders, a phenomenon some lawyers and police attribute partly to an unfair disparity in how the drugs – and their users – are perceived. Proven cocaine offenders avoided a conviction being recorded in 62 per cent of cases that came

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Contempt warning for amateur sleuths

Why didn’t you open your mouth and flap your gums years ago Lala why only now in the last month have you taken such an interest? Why are you criticising your former Director of Public Prosecutions all these years later? TVN was present in the Supreme Court of Tasmania a couple of years ago when a bail application was being

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Police forensics search Cleo Smith’s family home for signs of a stalker

A twist in the search for four-year-old Cleo Smith, who police fear may have been abducted while camping in remote Western Australia, has led forensic police to shift their attention to her family home. WA investigators, who are now exploring whether she was stalked in the days before she disappeared, have forensically examined the family home for signs of a

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Subscriber tells of evade

Further to our earlier report we can now confirm that the car crashed at our subscribers home was involved in an earlier evade and firearms incident prior to crashing. Another subscriber advised TVN at 3.07am this morning that Police located weapon/s in a car at Spreyton after it crashed into a house. Our subscriber said Police had been pursuing the

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Commodore ute seized following evade

Exclusive: Shortly after 10.30pm last night a motorist driving a Commodore ute evaded Tasmania Police on the east derwent highway near Cove Hill. The motorist turned onto the Midland Highway travelling over the Bridgwater bridge toward Hobart. Police set up at a number of locations and at around 11.20pm saturated the Lenah Valley area where the vehicle has been seized

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