News Updates

President Trump making some moves

Washington DC: Facebook has banned former president Donald Trump from posting on its platform and he is barred by law from using his current fundraising to finance another campaign for the White House. But Trump has found a way around both barriers as he rebuilds his political operation to clear the way for a potential 2024 presidential campaign. His primary

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Space cadet who should know better

Senior Victorian Liberal MP and shadow attorney-general Tim Smith has resigned from the shadow cabinet after colliding with another car while driving at more than twice the legal blood-alcohol limit. Full statement from Tim Smith Last night I made a serious error of judgment. After dinner with friends I believed I was under the legal limit to drive home. This

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Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive

One person is dead after a boat with seven people on board capsized in waters north of Wollongong on the NSW South Coast on Sunday. A major rescue operation involving volunteer surf lifesavers, surfers and paramedics was launched about 10.30am in response to a scene of “carnage” that unfolded near Peggy’s Reef at Bulli. Surf lifesavers found seven men in

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$500,000 damage for pot on stove

On Sunday afternoon, TFS received multiple 000 calls o a report of a takeway on fire at Seaz Takeaway in George Town Road, Newnham. On the brigade arrival the takeaway shop and adjoining house were fully involved in fire. 6 crews battled the fire which took just over 2 hours to bring under control due to fuel load and construction

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Polaris four wheeler fatality

Tasmania Police advise that at approximately 3.15am this morning Police and emergency services arrived at the scene of a fatal crash involving a Polaris four wheeler side by side ATV. The scene of the crash was on a gravel road, Father of Marshes Road, off Catagunya Road, Wayatinah An 18 year old male from Glen Fern who was the passenger

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Meth art detected

A 38-year-old Western Australian man has been charged over a foiled plot to import more than four kilograms of methamphetamine hidden behind a painting sent from Canada. The Embleton man was arrested on Thursday evening and appeared in Perth Magistrate’s Court on Friday (29 October 2021) charged with attempting to possess a commercial quantity of an unlawfully imported border controlled

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99% covered says Minister

170 employees by headcount failed to comply, approximately 1 per cent of our workforce. Jeremy Rockliff, Minister for Health. – Health workforce protects against COVID-19 The overwhelming majority of Tasmanian health workers have complied with a Public Health Direction to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and I commend them for their efforts. At the deadline of 12.01am today, 15,970 Department of

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Some of todays incidents

Tasmania Police TFS and Ambulance Tasmania attended a motorcycle crash at Sandy Bay Bay Road in the vicinity of 679 to 681 involving a car and a motorcycle. Ambulance Tasmania are attended a pedestrian being struck corner Sandy Bay and Nelson Roads The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter was activated to Painted Cliffs, Maria Island where a woman had suffered

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Arson investigation

Further to our report earlier, Tasmania Police Forensics attended the scene this afternoon to investigate the fire incident that we understand destroyed a large shed and heavy equipment. We are told a loud explosion was heard only moments before the fire started. More to come.

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