News Updates

Resources once again wasted at notorious waterfront

Two women jumped in the river for a swim at the waterfront a short time ago then reportedly streaked along street. Drunks causing a nuisance as usual with Police attending. Ambulance Tasmania called to waterfront wasting even more precious resources for those who genuinely need help.

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Twenty kilometres of highway evaders in old ute still shakes the cops

An evade started just after 11.30pm tonight in Devonport, the shit box ute was screeching tyres in the downtown streets of Devonport going through red lights and travelling on the incorrect side of the road. Tasmania Police followed the white ute with black tail gate out of Devonport and along the Lillico straight and advised Ulverstone of the approaching known

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Lawyer slammed

TVN EXCLUSIVE TVN reports that a young man found guilty of rape in 2019 and imprisoned has had his conviction quashed by the Full Court, upholding grounds that his trial barrister was incompetent and made errors so serious that miscarriage of justice had resulted. TVN cannot report further than this at the present time, because the matter will be the

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Derwent Election

Labor incumbent Craig Farrell is currently staring down a challenge from Liberal Ben Shaw in the upper house election for the seat of Derwent. Our political insider, Polly, told us: “Farrell’s popular but can have the shine taken off him by someone with the guts to play a bit dirty, like Shaw. Farrell’s fighting off groundless electoral commission complaints about

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Another devil dead

“We stopped to take the picture and couldn’t see any evidence of it being hit by a vehicle. We think people have shot or baited it. No face tumour and a very good size too. About 500m up Lower Marshes Road, Aspley. Very unhappy and shocked” our subscriber wrote in today. 

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Robbery update by Detective Inspector Craig Joel

Further to our earlier exclusive report Detective Inspector Craig Joel spoke to media this afternoon releasing further information on the robbery. Detective Inspector Joel said “At 4.30 am, two men gained entry to a house in Kempton and confronted the occupants, a 74 year old man and his 60 year old wife, and demanded the takings from the local post

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Country Post Office Armed Robbery

The post office at Kempton was held up in an armed robbery early this morning. Tasmania Police including Forensics and Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Branch have been at the township all morning and continue interviewing locals as they conduct door to door enquiries. TVN is told a weapon was used to threaten staff member and over $10,000 was reportedly

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Mt Nelson home invasion

Two offenders shoved there way through the front door of a Weemala Avenue, Mt Nelson residence last night  wearing balaclavas. TVN also understands a child was knocked over in the process. Tasmania Police attended the scene. 

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An inmate who sent smoke signals to prison authorities as he wasn’t happy with his accomodation gets extra time for lighting up bedding

STATE OF TASMANIA v BARRY JOHN ELDRIDGE 18 MARCH 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE Mr Eldridge, the defendant, appears for sentencing having pleaded guilty in the Magistrates Court to one count of unlawfully setting fire to property. On 25 February 2020, he was an inmate of Risdon Prison and housed in the medium security unit. That unit comprised four “pods”

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