News Updates

Police confirm no 24 hour cop shop for the Valley of Love

Tasmania Police have officially confirmed with TVN that the new New Norfolk Police station will not be manned 24 hours a day. A Police spokesperson issued this statement to us for publication: “There is already a 24 hour response capability in the New Norfolk area. The Bridgewater Division, which covers New Norfolk, provides 24 hour policing.” “New Norfolk Police Station

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Armed youths in Moonah

Tasmania Police are attending a disturbance at Sixth Avenue, Moonah in relation to a group of youths. We understand Police also attended a Thai restaurant at a Main Road where staff were threatened by youths reportedly armed with weapons we are told. Youths are also in Sunderland Street threatening to stab members of the public, “they were seen with knives”

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Defenceless boy gang bashed at New Town high school

A young autistic boy was bashed senseless at his school today by bullies. Whilst TVN has viewed footage we have decided not to run due to it being too graphic. Disgustingly students at New Town high school looked on some even cheering on as the boy was targeted and once again gang bashed. Sources say this has been an ongoing

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City motorcyclist threatened

Certainly a first for us in nearly ten years, a motorcyclist was involved in an attempted ‘bike jacking’ in the city a short time ago. An offender approached the rider armed with a hammer demanding the bike we are told. Tasmania Police attended the scene and are investigating including looking for the offender. We understand it occurred on or near

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Raptor engaged in “deliberate, deceitful and malicious harassment” of a solicitor Sydney Morning Herald reports

A sergeant in Raptor, who was not happy about the regional travel, instructed one of the officers to ensure the solicitor “doesn’t make it to court”. LECC found the targeting of the solicitor was “disgraceful” and constituted “serious misconduct” which was carried out for no legitimate policing purpose. NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman is considering law reform to strengthen the protections

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$4M home as surety Sydney Morning Herald reports

Accused drug dealer Mostafa Baluch was granted bail after a magistrate found he was not getting proper access to his lawyer and documents needed to defend himself in jail, according to court documents. He disappeared four days after his release. “It is plain from that material that there are many difficulties for him in terms of access to his counsel

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More drones for Police

Tasmania Police are spruiking new drones and Police who have been trained to use them. This may improve the situation as to date it hasn’t been overly successful. Significant time delays have hampered Police with sometimes over an hour wait before a drone can be at a scene. The other issue is batteries being low and drones only going up

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Rupie may have limits applied Sydney Morning Herald reports

“Industry sources who spoke anonymously because the discussions are confidential said Norske Skog had also told smaller publishers it would place limits on how much paper News Corporation could use.” The fate of Australia’s regional publishers could be in the hands of one of the world’s biggest suppliers of paper after it announced plans to increase its costs by more

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Cocaine bust

Three men will appear in Southport Magistrates Court this week for allegedly importing 1.5 kg of cocaine, which was bound for the Gold Coast. Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police, Australian Border Force and NSW Police investigators from Taskforce Sentry charged the men in October when cocaine was allegedly found concealed inside a PlayStation 5 console. A 48-year-old Tweed Heads South

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TGA update

TGA recognises two more COVID-19 vaccines not registered in Australia but used widely internationally Today, the TGA determined that Covaxin (manufactured by Bharat Biotech, India) and BBIBP-CorV (manufactured by Sinopharm, China) vaccines would be ‘recognised’ for the purpose of establishing a traveller’s vaccination status. This recognition is for travellers aged 12 and over who have been vaccinated with Covaxin, and

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Walrus bolts from shopping centre after being sprung

Nasty Narcissistic Walrus parks in senior citizens car spot at eastern shore shopping centre. The Walrus, a serial bully only on social media, moved her car within minutes of our post. Looking around to see who was looking hurriedly took off!. Unlike her we won’t identify her 2011 wagon or publish a photo.

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The dark side of New Norfolk

The Derwent Valley we refer to as the Valley of Love is slowly becoming anything but that. People being mowed down, guns being pointed, violent home invasions with machetes , knives, poles, bats and now chainsaws are being used in the streets as warring continues into its third month. A four wheel drive was destroyed Friday night after being struck

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