News Updates

Arnol sprung

Exclusive report: TVN has obtained documents from 30 March 2021 that show the TFS Chief Officer, Chris Arnol, wrote to Firefighters claiming that “TFS phased out this type of B class [PFAS] foam from service over the last 15 years”. A week later, on 7 April 2021, the Chief Officer said that “The TFS position has been to move away

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WA man in court over alleged insider trading offences

A West Australian man accused of insider trading offences is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (9 April 2021). The offences involve alleged communication of inside information to another person, and trading while in possession of inside information, relating to a Perth-based diamond exploration company. The 50-year-old man was charged as a result of a joint operation involving

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Police attend Rosny food outlets

Tasmania Police attended Dominos and McDonalds Rosny a short time ago. A glass door at Dominos has been cracked by an offender and Police attended next door in relation to an incident involving a staff member and customer. They are possibly linked.

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GCC questioned over dealings with deregistered company

Glenorchy City Council is openly dealing with a deregistered company in relation to the proposed Cadbury Road project. Deregistered companies should not be trading or conducting any business whatsoever. TVN has contacted the ASIC and Australian Federal Police for comment. Mr Shane Alderton of the GCC Rate Payers and Citizens said “I have emailed both Glenorchy City Council and Andrew

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Are you still waiting for your $200 refund from Federal Group?

Further to our exclusive Saturday afternoon our sources tell us the Federal Group systems are still down. They were quoted as saying “the incident remains an active situation and under investigation” earlier today. One subscriber who was forced to pay $200 cash deposit last weekend contacted us Monday highly distressed as they wouldn’t give her cash back to her. The

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“Tasmanians face highest risk of fire death while TFS has lowest funding” Leigh Hills, Secretary of the UFUA Tasmania has told TVN

In a media statement this afternoon Mr Hills said Tasmanians face the highest risk of death in a residential fire in Australia. He stated: The Tasmanian environment makes it more difficult to contain bushfires Tasmania has one of the lowest funded fire services in Australia, per person, by area covered or by apparent risk Tasmania’s fire service is in crisis

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Bashing attack

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending an assault at Arncliffe Road, Austin’s Ferry. We are told a person has received head injuries and is being taken to the RHH by ambulance after being assaulted with a bat.

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ASIC commences proceedings against Westpac for alleged misleading and unfair sales of consumer credit insurance

ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac), alleging it mis-sold consumer credit insurance (CCI) with credit cards, and other credit facilities, to customers who had not agreed to buy the policies. ASIC’s action relates to Westpac’s Credit Card Repayment Protection and Flexi-Loan Repayment Protection policies which are add-on insurance products sold with

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No, this is a knife!

Alarmed subscribers contacted us this afternoon describing an incident where a youth armed with a large knife was stomping around the Rosny skate park at lunch time today in a very threatening manner. Our subscribers said Police were called and arrived quickly. A Tasmania Police spokesperson told TVN “Police confirm they attended the Rosny Skate Park at 12:45pm today on

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Risdon Prison Pissgate

TVN EXCLUSIVE TVN’s prison sources have told us that Risdon Prison staff have been directed by Thomas, Action Jackson and Co. only to conduct drug analysis of inmates at low risk of drug use, such as very elderly inmates and inmates serving time for non-drug related offending such as white collar fraud and sexual offending. The purpose of this, we

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Violent motorist arrested

Two Tasmania Police officers were assaulted by an offender/motorist who crashed his utility on Gordon’s Hill Road around half an hour ago. The utility caught fire at the drivers side rear end, Police assisted by residents extinguished the fire and TFS attended. The offender was kicking and hitting out at two female Police officers violently screaming abuse at them as

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