News Updates

Crime scene after rock attack

Tasmania Police, Ambulance Tasmania and TFS are attending a crash near Bristol Road on the Highway, Claremont, a truck has crashed into a house. The driver is currently trapped with TFS working to extract the driver. A subscriber said the driver passed out as rocks were thrown through his windscreen just prior. Subscribers say Police in numbers are at the

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Large Police presence at quarantine hotel

Tasmania Police arrived at the Travelodge airport early this morning and subscribers said were walking around checking the area. An hour later the Police command bus arrived setting up at the front entrance with more Police. At 8.00pm subscribers say Police met with security at the entrance. Subscribers described it as rather odd saying that this has never happened before,

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Our Facebook page

Due to the sheer volume of comments around eighteen months ago we engaged an external moderator/s to monitor comments on stories and posts. We simply don’t have the time. They both take a no nonsense approach and those who continually criticise us and others who come on the page thinking they can just be abusive and derogatory are banned. The

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Update from top brass

Police continue to enforce Southern Tasmanian lockdown Police are continuing to enforce Southern Tasmanian lockdown restrictions to help keep our community safe. Assistant Commissioner Jonathan Higgins said that a total of 1135 vehicles had been checked at road check points on main arterial roads since 6pm on Friday, with a total of 90 vehicles turned around. “Police remain out on

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Further support for Tasmanians with their end-of-life care planning

Elise Archer, Attorney-General. –  Further support for Tasmanians with their end-of-life care planning Tasmanians planning for end-of-life care are now better supported following the passage of the Guardianship and Administration Amendment (Advance Care Directives) Bill 2021 through Parliament. This important legislation will give greater legal certainty to the status of Advance Care Directions (ACDs) and will better enable Tasmanians to

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SMH Ambulance report

Only in a pandemic where daily calls to NSW’s triple zero regularly exceeded a busy New Year’s Eve would nearly 3000 calls a day be considered a lull. Amid calls from people who have COVID-19 or suspected they did, chest pains, sporting injuries, alcohol and drug overdoses – and a man with a stubbed toe who insisted he needed an

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Boy charged

Tasmania Police advise that a youth from Mayfield has been charged with attempted armed robbery and firearms offences after allegedly assaulting another youth in the Launceston CBD approximately 9.30pm on Saturday. During the altercation a pistol was allegedly produced. The victim was taken to the Launceston General Hospital where he received treatment for minor injuries. The alleged offender was located

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St Helens snake bite

The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter was activated to St Helens this afternoon on a medivac where we understand a child has suffered a snake bite. The helicopter is now heading to the LGH.

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Home made firearm located

Tasmania Police in numbers attended an incident at Glenorchy this afternoon that resulted in Police locating a firearm. Police were called after reports of a person armed near Loftus Street allegedly making threats we are told. Police were searching land between Barossa Road and Loftus Street.

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Wounding

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police including Detectives and Forensic Services are attending an incident at Willis Street, Bridgewater where a number of people have been injured during a disturbance with one person we understand receiving a significant head wound after being struck to the head by an implement.

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TASMANIAN LABOR WOES — PARTY MEMBERS QUESTION AUTHORITY OF BEC WHITE, CREDIBILITY OF DEAN WINTER

Today TVN reported that Tasmanian Labor State Secretary Stuart Benson had ignored our email questioning donations to the Party from the pokies lobby. Our email was sent amid anger and frustration from Tasmanian Labor members over Franklin MHA Dean Winter’s response to the Gutwein’s poker machine policy. Winter had led Labor’s response the policy by siding with the Liberal government,

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