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NSW company KL4 Pty Ltd (Medcure) fined $106,560 for alleged unlawful importation of Ayurvedic medicines

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued eight infringement notices totalling $106,560 to KL4 Pty Ltd (trading as Medcure), for the alleged importation of Ayurvedic medicines in breach of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 (the Act). The company allegedly imported Ayurvedic medicines that were not entered in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) at the time of importation, including

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$5,000 fine

STATE OF TASMANIA v B 26 NOVEMBER 2021 COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE B , you have pleaded guilty to a charge of assault. The circumstances are unusual, and what you did was out of character. In August 2019, over two years ago, you had gone out drinking, which was unusual for you. You encountered someone you knew who was giving

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Independent Review into the Public Trustee

Whilst we haven’t read the report yet we know it would be welcomed by many, TVN has received so many complaints about the Public Trustee over the past 9 years. Elise Archer, Attorney-General and Minister for Justice. – Independent Review into the Public Trustee The Tasmanian Government welcomes the Report of the Independent Review into the administrative and operational practices

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$50,000 reward offered for information leading to the arrest of Kerry Whiting

Police have this afternoon offered a $50,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of 44-year-old Kerry Whiting. “Now into our sixth day of searching for Kerry Whiting, we believe that someone may have vital information that could lead to the location and arrest of Kerry,” said Commander Stuart Wilkinson. “We strongly believe there may be a person, or people,

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Metro boss refuses to speak

It’s great to see Minister Ferguson spruiking that Tasmanians ride the most modern buses in the nation but unfortunately when it comes to customers/members of the public raising serious concerns with Metro, twice, the CEO Katie Cooper who herself spruiks ‘strong customer focus’ simply refuses to respond.

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SMSA happy with extra services

TVN spoke to Salamanca Market Stallholder Association President Emma Hope this afternoon in relation to extra the ferry’s “We are delighted the Derwent ferry service will be expanded to include Saturday sailings over summer” said Emma. The newly elected president of the Salamanca Market Stallholder Association welcomed today’s announcement that the council would subsidise the Bellerive to Hobart service, which

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TVN EXCLUSIVE – Defamation Action Commenced

Exclusive: TVN can confirm that Benjamin Colin McGregor through his lawyers Hall Payne have filed a Statement of Claim against Sarah Jane Darcey at 4.03pm yesterday afternoon at the Hobart Federal Court of Australia. Documents lodged were: Originating applicationStatement of ClaimApplicants genuine steps statement More to come.

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Overseas workers flown in

Tasmania Police are attending Hobart airport awaiting an international flight arrival. The flight from the Samoan capital of Apia via Brisbane is due to arrive shortly before 11.30pm. Police are often at Hobart airport around this time for incoming flights escorting travellers to quarantine hotels mostly in the city. Police seem to treat these as covert type operations for some

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Covid case in Tasmania

COVID-19 Case – A Tasmanian woman in her 40s who travelled from USA via Sydney and arrived in Hobart on Monday 29 November has been confirmed as a COVID-19 case today. The woman has been in home quarantine since their arrival in the State. The woman will be admitted to the Fountainside Community Case Management Facility. Passengers on Jetstar flight

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Police searching for the bodies of missing campers Russell Hill and Carol Clay have found human remains in bushland near Dargo.

The remains are yet to be formally identified, a process police say could take some time. Mr Hill and Ms Clay vanished while camping in the remote Wonnangatta Valley in March 2020. Specialist police were called in to scour an area of the Grant Historic Area in East Gippsland, about 15 kilometres north of the Dargo township, on Monday. Rob

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Guy Barnett, Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction. – Residential and business customers receive targeted help from Aurora

More than 850 Tasmanian businesses impacted by COVID-19 and operating in the areas of tourism, hospitality, arts, events and seafood are expected to receive a bill credit as part of targeted support offered by Aurora Energy. Since March 2020, Aurora Energy has continued to assist affected residential and small business customers through its $5m COVID-19 Customer Support Program, specifically designed

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