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NSW Police lose appeal

NSW Police has lost its appeal against an employee it was found to have discriminated against by sidelining her after she alleged that a detective had raped her at a superintendent’s leaving party. Lina Nguyen, a principal executive officer with the police force, alleged that a detective who she knew through work sexually assaulted her at the Commercial Hotel in

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Report published today

https://publicdocumentcentre.education.tas.gov.au/library/Shared%20Documents/DoE-Inquiry-Final-Report-Main-Findings-and-Recommendations-2021.PDF?fbclid=IwAR1wV4fZ8ZDDVAQjvvlp1PIZ0_MXXOxy8Af-YIZGabjsqWG0m9FTs6T8cf4

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Space Cadet goes to Gaol

STATE OF TASMANIA v F 8 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCEF , you are to be sentenced on your plea of guilty to perverting justice and to a number of related summary charges: evading police, driving while disqualified and reckless driving. Just after 4 o’clock in the morning on 4 August 2020 the police saw a car being driven

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Bare Cremation pays penalty for allegedly misleading consumers on pricing

Funeral services provider Bare Funeral Group Pty Ltd, trading as Bare Cremation, has paid a penalty of $13,320 after the ACCC issued it with an infringement notice for allegedly making a false and misleading representation about the price of its cremation services. In April 2021, Bare Cremation represented on its website that the price for a ‘Cremation Only Service’ was

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ABF Abalone operation

Australian authorities in Western Australia have disrupted a syndicate allegedly involved in black-market dealing and trafficking of abalone. In a joint operation on Saturday 30 October 2021, officers from the Australian Border Force (ABF); Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) and WA Police, executed two search warrants at properties located in the southern suburbs of Perth. Operation DEEPWOLF

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Response published today

Department of Education Response to Independent Inquiry into the Tasmanian Department of Education’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse published today. Background On 27 August 2020, the Tasmanian Government announced an Independent Inquiry into the Tasmanian Department of Education’s (DoE) Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Inquiry). The purpose of the Inquiry was to: • examine what, if any, additional actions and/or

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Let’s see what ‘does as he is told’ Dom does

Lanyon should have been charged with assault and sacked – TVN Dom from NSW needs to appoint a new Police Commissioner, in the running are current deputy Commissioners Karen Webb, Mick Willing and Mal Lanyon who disgracefully shaped up at a paramedic after telling him to “fuck off” whilst in a drunken state. Why is the Premier even considering Lanyon?

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Murderer sentenced

STATE OF TASMANIA v NATALIE MAHER  8 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE                                                     Natalie Maher, you were found guilty by the jury of the murder of your mother Veronica Corstorphine. Whilst it is my responsibility to determine the facts for sentence, in light of the evidence and the manner in which the trial was conducted, the facts follow from the verdict.

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Cocaine Cowboys Caught

Five men will face a Gold Coast court today (Monday 8 November) charged with drug and proceeds of crime offences after more than one million dollars in cash, illicit drugs and luxury items were seized as part of a joint operation. The investigation, codenamed Operation Oxfordshire, began earlier this year when the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Taskforce (QJOCTF) identified a

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Guilty of Murder

Breaking: A Launceston Supreme Court of Tasmania jury have declared Natalie Maher guilty of the murder of her mother.

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Attorney-General responds

Elise Archer, Attorney-General8 November 2021 White must quickly quell latest Labor insurgency The bitter divisions in the Labor Party have widened today with a rebel Labor Left factional leader publicly threatening the endorsements of sitting Labor MLCs over their votes on the Government’s gaming legislation, due to be debated in the Legislative Council. When she became leader again after David O’Byrne’s resignation,

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More drama for Labor

TASMANIAN LABOR IN DISARRAY — RANK & FILE MEMBER DELIVERS ULTIMATUM ON ABC RADIO Today on ABC Radio rank and file party member Ali Alishah told Leon Compton that high profile members of the Party are getting ready to challenge Josh Willie, Sarah Lovell, and Craig Farrell, if the party does not oppose the Liberal Government’s Gaming Bill by sending

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