News Updates

Could have been another fatality

A motorist who suffers from anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder told TVN this afternoon that a Police car “scared the living daylights” out of her causing her to have a panic attack roadside. Tasmania Police were attending a crash at Midway Point this afternoon, two Police motorcycles and a Police car went past us at high speed with lights

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Targa tries to intimidate TVN

Note from Editor: The Vigilante News reported this in public interest. It is a live televised Motorsport event with Targa enjoying a high profile coverage that takes place on our public roads disrupting motorists. TVN has every right to report such news. The importance is independent reporting of news and not on allowing Targa to control the narrative. A spokesperson

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Exclusive

Two Targa participants have been killed in a crash only a short time ago in southern Tasmania. The fatality occurred during a session from Oyster Cove to Cygnet.

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Government update

Dr Scott McKeown, Deputy Director of Public Health- Western Australia regions declared high risk The Perth Metropolitan Region and Peel Region in Western Australia (WA) have been declared as High-Risk Areas following the confirmation of two COVID-19 cases in that state while infectious. One case was diagnosed in Victoria today, having travelled by plane from WA on 21 April, and

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Defendant does runner after newspaper article

A defendant did a runner from his trial at the Hobart Supreme Court of Tasmania following an article published by The Mercury newspaper detailing his co-accused’s admissions and prior record whilst the defendants trial was still before a jury. The co-accused pleaded guilty. Upon becoming aware of the article the presiding Judge slapped a Suppression Order on the cases ordering

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Concerning incidents at Glenorchy in broad daylight

Tasmania Police were called to attend a number of matters at Glenorchy late this afternoon subscribers say. Two that are quite disturbing one a taxi driver was attacked at the Northgate taxi rank by a number of youths and the other a young girl walking home from school was reportedly approached by a motorist who tried to coax the girl

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WA man now charged with 312 offences over alleged international online ‘sextortion’ of 285 victims

A WA man who allegedly pretended to be a teenage social media celebrity to blackmail girls online into performing sex acts has been charged with a further 65 offences. This takes the total number of charges to 312 after further investigation by the Western Australia Joint Anti-Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET). The 25-year-old Parkwood man is currently remanded in custody

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Fresh charges laid against WA woman accused of $330,000 superannuation fraud

A 35-year-old West Australian woman charged last year with allegedly submitting multiple false claims to gain early access to superannuation savings worth $330,000, will now face 31 fraud offences, following ongoing inquiries by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as part of the Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT). The High Wycombe woman was accused of submitting several false hardship claims from early 2019

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1kg heroin, cash and firearms seized in joint investigation, Gold Coast

A joint Queensland Police, Australian Border Force (ABF) and Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Robina (Queensland) man, charged in connection with attempting to import a kilogram of heroin into Queensland. Officers from the ABF, in Sydney, had recently detected the heroin which had been sent through the international mail stream. As part of

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Victorian man to face court for allegedly possessing child abuse material

A 21-year-old Victorian man is due to face Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today (Friday 23 April, 2021), charged by the Victorian Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) with possessing child abuse material. The investigation began in November 2020 after the Australian Federal Police received a report regarding an individual suspected to be in possession of child abuse material. The man was

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