News Updates

Hours to be cut HACSU reports

TVN was told yesterday morning that Southern Cross were ‘at it again’ and trying to cut hours for the food service people. We note HACSU yesterday posted: “Southern Cross Care, now the most sanctioned provider in Tasmania, just won’t stop trying to worsen conditions for residents and workers. After cutting 150 kitchen hours at Yaraandoo, now they propose to cut

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Tasmania Police respond to TVN

Further to OUR earlier exclusive report, Tasmania Police have responded following our request and provided TVN with the following statement: Just before 5.30pm a man was apprehended by police after he absconded while being transferred between quarantine hotels. The 25 year old had been identified as an unauthorised traveller when he arrived in the state on 25 October, and placed

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The Age reports

Ellie Smith, who had endured 18 traumatic days with her little girl missing, received a phone call about 1am on Wednesday. “We’ve got someone here that wants to speak to you,” she was told. Homicide squad Detective Senior Sergeant Cameron Blaine was sitting in the car heading to hospital with rescued Cleo Smith and a family liaison officer, Detective Sergeant

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Another escape

After quite a hot foot pursuit Tasmania Police apprehended an escapee from the Travelodge at Hobart airport. Our source said the person escaped shortly before 5.00pm this afternoon but was located some time later in a paddock. Wasn’t it only last week when the Premier and Donna Adams were telling us how much they have increased security? Did this one

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Tasmania Police are investigating

Tasmania Police have advised TVN this morning that “Police are aware of the video in question and are making inquiries in relation to the incident Anyone with information should contact Police on 131444 or report anonymously to Crime Stoppers on 1800333000 or crimestopperstas.com.au.”

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Home fully engulfed

Exclusive: Fire at Tivoli Road, Old Beach. The house is fully engulfed. TFS, Tasmania Police including Detectives and Ambulance Tasmania are at the scene. Our source said the fire was started by two gas bottles and a person was injured. TFS have seven units attending.

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More lies from Liberals

More bullshit from the Liberals. On the 18th of January 2018 they told us “around the clock permanent Police presence” and “Respond to the community’s needs around the clock, seven days a week” Tasmania Police confirmed with TVN yesterday that the new station will not be manned ‘around the clock’ in a statement to us.

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Still not enough for 24 hours at the Valley of Love

Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management. – 26 Additional Police Commence Training The Tasmania Police Academy is welcoming 26 new police recruits this week who are commencing their studies and training, and will graduate as Police Officers in June next year. This course is in addition to the 22 recruits who commenced training on 9 August 2021,

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Exclusive report by the Sydney Morning Herald

Malnourished, neglected and distressed aged care residents were left to fend for themselves during coronavirus outbreaks last year, with a new report revealing some residents were not able to be identified in their own homes due to a lack of records. Families of elderly residents who died in last year’s St Basil’s outbreak blasted the federal government for releasing the

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TGA Issues warning

The TGA is warning consumers to be aware of counterfeit nicotine vaping products advertised and sold online. Fake products, known as counterfeits, imitate genuine products but may contain undeclared and hazardous active ingredients. If a product contains nicotine but is not declared to contain nicotine on the product or packaging it is a counterfeit product. New laws were introduced on

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$500K reward

Tasmania Police is offering a $500,000 reward to anyone with credible information that can help investigators find Darlene Avis Geertsema and uncover the truth about what happened to her the night she disappeared from her Devonport home 43 years ago. Darlene, 30, was last seen leaving the family home in Best Street, Devonport around 10pm on Monday 23 October 1978

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