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RV Global fined

RV Global Ecommerce Pty Ltd fined $39,960 for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued three infringement notices totalling $39,960 to Sydney-based company RV Global Ecommerce Pty Ltd (RV Global) for alleged unlawful advertising of nicotine vaping products. RV Global allegedly advertised, on its website, disposable nicotine vaping products that contain a Schedule

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Rubbish company looked at by ACCC

ACCC consults on Veolia’s divestiture offer for Suez acquisition The ACCC is seeking views on divestiture undertakings proposed by Veolia in relation to its proposed acquisition of Suez. Veolia and Suez are global companies that provide water management, waste management and other related services in Australia. “Veolia’s proposed divestiture undertakings seek to address competition concerns in markets for various waste

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Another child abuse material offender fronts Court

A 35-year-old man is expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 5 November 2021) charged by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team with allegedly accessing child abuse material online. The Northbridge man was charged on 21 October (2021) after officers searched his home and allegedly found child abuse material on a mobile phone located in the man’s

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Red Cross to pay ripped off workers

The Australian Red Cross Society has entered into two Enforceable Undertakings (EUs) with the Fair Work Ombudsman and it is estimated the organisation will back-pay employees over $25 million. The EUs have been entered into with the Red Cross’s Humanitarian Services Division and the organisation’s Lifeblood Division, which co-ordinates Australia’s blood donations and blood services. The Humanitarian Services Division self-reported

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Truck crash investigation

Further to our live report on the day, Tasmania Police advise that the Investigation into the Claremont truck crash has concluded. “Police have concluded an investigation into the truck crash on the Brooker Highway at Claremont that occurred on 17 October 2021. Initial enquires indicated a rock had been thrown from an overpass at Box Hill Road and went through

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Jones to turn to social media?

Alan Jones was once too big to cancel. For three decades, the shock jock dominated Sydney’s media landscape, and was feared and courted by prime ministers and premiers who knew his words could swing votes. But it would appear the controversial 80-year-old’s career has reached the end of the road, at least in the mainstream media. In the past 17

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Crime scene at Moonah following stabbing

TVN Breaking news: Moonah Crime Scene Tasmania Police and Ambulance Tasmania are attending a serious incident at Main Road, Moonah where a person/s has been stabbed. Subscribers say the incident is near the Good Guys store and a number of Police are now arriving to the ‘bloody scene.’

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Launceston eateries face FWO audits

The Fair Work Ombudsman is making surprise visits to restaurants, cafes and fast-food outlets and hospitality venues in and around Launceston this week to check that workers are getting the right pay and entitlements. About 30 businesses face audits across the greater Launceston region, with Fair Work Inspectors speaking with business owners, managers and employees on the ground. The regulator

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Deputy State Controller speaks

Deputy Commissioner and Deputy State Controller Donna Adams speaks in response to our exclusive report last night. In a joint statement this morning with Michael Pervan DC Adams repeats some of what we’ve already been told: A 25-year-old man has been charged with two counts of failing to comply with the lawful requirement or direction of an emergency management worker

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