Chief Commissioner says “If anyone thinks they are above the law, my message is simple: you have no place in this organisation. I will not turn a blind eye to this type of behaviour.” Former Chief Commissioner says “Thousands of other police may be doing the right thing, but the community looks at those who do wrong and think the
A motorist late this afternoon in the city had their car approached by two strangers who opened the passenger door obviously trying to steal property or even the car, these are becoming quite frequent. Again we ask subscribers to drive with doors locked, newer cars automatically lock when starting to move.
Investigations are underway following the seizure in Melbourne of almost 540 kilograms of liquid methamphetamine, worth an estimated $80.7 million. The border controlled drug was discovered concealed inside a shipment of thousands of canola oil bottles sent from Mexico to Melbourne. Australian Border Force (ABF) officers identified the suspicious consignment spread across two shipping containers when it arrived in Victoria
Two more Australians have been arrested and charged in connection to a major joint international MDMA drug investigation originating in the Netherlands in 2019. The Sydney men were arrested by AFP investigators on Wednesday (28 April, 2021) as part of Operation Parazonium. The pair were yesterday (Thursday 29 April, 2021) extradited from New South Wales to face charges in Queensland.
Two men have been charged and nearly $87 million worth of ‘ice’ seized, following a joint-agency investigation into the importation and supply of illicit drugs. Strike Force Kurrurma was established by detectives attached to the State Crime Command’s Organised Crime Squad and Australian Federal Police (AFP), together with the NSW Crime Commission (NSWCC) and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), to
Victorian men arrested after allegedly sharing child abuse material and explicit abuse conversations
Two Victorian men have been charged in the past week with online child abuse offences as a result of ongoing inquiries after the arrest of a 26-year-old Victorian man in February (2021). Police will allege the three men exchanged child exploitation material and explicit conversations about abusing children. With support from the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation, the
A Sydney man, 51, has been charged today with allegedly breaching a control order issued by the Federal Court of Australia. The Australian Federal Police arrested the man at his Greenacre home this morning (Friday, 30 April). Police allege the man failed to comply with conditions of the control order when he twice attempted to communicate with a NSW prisoner
In the lowest of low blows Peter Gutwein has called respected reporter Emily Baker of ABC Hobart a cheater and accused her of ‘tricking up’ photos in relation to her Exclusive Terry aka Adam Brooks investigation. This is despicable and Gutwein is now showing his true colours. Ms Baker who has been working on the investigative story for some weeks
Changes to boost parking availability Changes to parking on Elizabeth Street in North Hobart will take effect this week as part of a plan to improve parking availability at peak times. The time limit for on-street parking between Federal and Burnett streets will be increased from 15 minutes to 30 minutes to be more useful for people accessing businesses along
Bus shelters that entertain children, light up to let bus drivers know passengers are waiting, and offer translation services to improve accessibility are among a range of innovative ideas for the future of Hobart’s public transport network. Voting opens this week in the People’s Choice award for the City of Hobart’s Digital Bus Shelter Design Competition, for which entrants were