News Updates

Body found

A body was discovered at Cornelian Bay this morning. Tasmania Police including members of the Criminal Investigation Branch and Forensic Services have been at the scene most of the morning and are investigating the circumstances.

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Action on the high seas

Grassroots Action Network says: BOATS ARE IN THE WATER We now have a floatilla of boats and two people locked on to the Ta Ann ship destined to take Tassie native forest logs to Sarawak Malaysia. As long as our politicians continue to prioritise foreign corporations and greed over the Tasmanian people we will continue to take action. 🤙 Updates

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Walrus amused

We note the Walrus thinks one of our stories is funny tonight. We assume the profile name change has come about after the Alien reported back to you last Friday.

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The Mercury have second crack at false report affecting Hobart business

On the 19th of April The Mercury newspaper published online that a Salamanca restaurant went bust “CBD restaurant goes bust owing creditors $180k” After TVN published our story that was fact checked with authorities The Mercury within only minutes pulled their story offline. The Mercury were also out by one million dollars! The information they provided was false. The restaurant

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Let’s play Q and A with TVN

When is it ok for a Barrister to have sexual relations with a client in order to have fees reduced or waived along with some cash? When is it ok for a lawyer to give a minor and a vulnerable young person alcohol during a ‘lounge room’ home visit at the lawyers home? Cash and Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

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AUSTRALIAN PARAMEDICS ASSOCIATION TASMANIA DEMANDS ADDITIONAL 183 PARAMEDICS AND 41 SUPPORT STAFF

The Australian Paramedics Association of Tasmania (APA) believes the incoming government immediately needs to provide an increase of paramedics and background support staff to meet growing ambulance demand and increasing ambulance response times. Tasmania has the worst response times in the country, with a median state-wide response time of 32.8 minutes. This median response time continues to worsen, despite government

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Come clean Coats

Exclusive disturbing report: Despite contacting two Liberal media advisors, one several times, the Liberal party media office, Premier Gutwein and Will Coats six times, none of them have bothered to respond to our simple question. Will Coats had a meeting at a Castray Esplanade cafe at 10.00am on the 8th of April with a person. Flowing from that meeting came

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Losses to car ad scams climbing

Australians have already lost over $288,000 to vehicle scams in the first quarter of this year, more than all losses reported to Scamwatch in 2019, and scammers have now begun impersonating defence personnel to con their victims. In a vehicle scam, scammers post fake online listings offering to sell in-demand cars at well below market value to lure potential buyers

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$845,066 Commonwealth loss

A long-standing Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT) investigation led by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has seen a 62-year-old man charged in connection with allegations of illegal “phoenix” activity. The ATO and AFP investigated the activities of a pre-insolvency service provider who has been charged with nine offences of dishonestly causing a loss to

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$70,000 cash seized

A 28-year-old Sydney man been charged with a proceeds of crime offence, after more than $70,000 in cash was discovered inside a suitcase at Brisbane Airport at the weekend. AFP Brisbane Airport members were called on Saturday evening (24 April 2021) after airport staff located a checked suitcase allegedly containing a large amount of Australian currency. Police allege the suitcase

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A Western Sydney man has been jailed for three years and three months for possessing and accessing child abuse material.

The 69-year-old Lakemba man was charged with possessing child abuse material in June 2020 following a search warrant executed at his home by AFP Child Protection Operations officers. The investigation into his online activities began in May 2020, after the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) received a report from the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children

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