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Disgraceful

A Devonport woman has been charged after being detected driving five times over the legal limit on Valley Road at Devonport around 5pm today. After receiving a call from a member of the public about the woman’s driving behaviour, police intercepted the vehicle, and the woman returned a positive alcohol test and was transported to the Devonport Police station. A

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Minister announces gaming legislation

Future Gaming Market legislation passes lower house “The Tasmanian Government took the Future of Gaming in Tasmania policy to the public, consulted widely and now we have passed the legislation through Parliament tonight” Minister Rockliff said a short time ago. The Future Gaming Market policy ends the Federal Group monopoly and means we have more money for essential services such

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AFP joined search now SMH reports

The Australian Federal Police have joined the search for four-year-old Cleo Smith who disappeared 12 days ago from a remote campsite along Western Australia’s northern coast. Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed the agency’s involvement in the suspected abduction case on Tuesday, saying he hoped the AFP’s “very advanced capabilities” would help the investigation. I’m very pleased to say that they’re

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Crown to keep Melbourne licence despite ‘alarming, disgraceful’ breaches – SMH reports

Crown Resorts will not lose the licence for its flagship Melbourne casino despite an eight-month royal commission finding it is unfit to run the Southbank complex after exposing a “disgraceful” litany of legal and ethical breaches. Commissioner Ray Finkelstein has instead recommended Crown be given two years to reform itself under the supervision of a government-appointed “special manager” who will

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Rapid antigen tests to be stocked

Rapid antigen tests will be available in major supermarkets from next week, with Coles the first to stock the 15-minute turnaround kits across 700 stores nationally. The supermarket intends to sell the Chinese-manufactured Hough Pharma COVID Antigen Nasal Test, one of eight rapid antigen tests approved by the medicines’ regulator for at-home use in Australia, a spokesperson confirmed. The spokesperson

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Subscriber cops abuse after cop car nearly hits him

A Senior Sergeant from Tasmania Police Southern Drug Investigation Services wrote to our subscriber saying the officer involved has “accepted responsibility in relation to their behaviour and understands that it was not professional nor was it necessary.” An unmarked Tasmania Police black 4WD cut our subscriber off on Lampton Avenue Derwent Park on the 16th of September, they were not

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Injured man update

The young man who was stabbed at a Maxwell Court Bridgewater address this morning has undergone emergency surger and is in a stable but serious condition an authorised family spokesperson told TVN. The man’s mother was also injured receiving knife wounds and is in a stable condition but will require surgery possibly later today. The family spokesperson confirmed the incident

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Police finally confirm TVN report from hours ago

3.30pm Further to this exclusive report hours ago Tasmania Police have just now provided information in relation to charges. Police told us “A 31 year old New South Wales man has been charged with COVID related offences after allegedly entering Tasmania by air, in contravention of current COVID restrictions on 11 October. As a result of investigations, Tasmania Police has

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Another TVN Exclusive

TVN can EXCLUSIVELY reveal that Tim Gunn has been taken into custody by Tasmania Police this morning. Sitting in cells at Hobart Gunn will front court this afternoon.

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Bridgewater stabbing

Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Police including Detectives and Forensic Services attended a wounding incident at Maxwell Drive, Bridgewater this morning. A man has suffered knife injuries. Police have an offender in custody.

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FIRB Conditional Approval for JBS

The Foreign Investment Review Board has confirmed to JBS that the Commonwealth has no objection to JBS’ proposed acquisition of Huon Aquaculture under the Scheme or Takeover Bid, satisfying the FIRB conditions under the Schemes and Takeover Bid. The Scheme Consideration and Takeover Offer Price being offered is $3.85 per Huon Aquaculture share. The Scheme Meetings and Annual General Meeting

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