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Contempt warning for amateur sleuths

Why didn’t you open your mouth and flap your gums years ago Lala why only now in the last month have you taken such an interest? Why are you criticising your former Director of Public Prosecutions all these years later? TVN was present in the Supreme Court of Tasmania a couple of years ago when a bail application was being

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Police forensics search Cleo Smith’s family home for signs of a stalker

A twist in the search for four-year-old Cleo Smith, who police fear may have been abducted while camping in remote Western Australia, has led forensic police to shift their attention to her family home. WA investigators, who are now exploring whether she was stalked in the days before she disappeared, have forensically examined the family home for signs of a

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Subscriber tells of evade

Further to our earlier report we can now confirm that the car crashed at our subscribers home was involved in an earlier evade and firearms incident prior to crashing. Another subscriber advised TVN at 3.07am this morning that Police located weapon/s in a car at Spreyton after it crashed into a house. Our subscriber said Police had been pursuing the

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Commodore ute seized following evade

Exclusive: Shortly after 10.30pm last night a motorist driving a Commodore ute evaded Tasmania Police on the east derwent highway near Cove Hill. The motorist turned onto the Midland Highway travelling over the Bridgwater bridge toward Hobart. Police set up at a number of locations and at around 11.20pm saturated the Lenah Valley area where the vehicle has been seized

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Former Christian college teacher pleads guilty to child sex offences

The Sydney Morning Herald reports: A former teacher at a Christian college in Melbourne’s east has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting two of his former students. Steven Ronald Mellody faced Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday morning via video link from jail. The 37-year-old pleaded guilty to more than 50 sexual offences, including multiple counts of sexual penetration of a child

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Bali’s Australian tourist blockade could be lifted this weekend Sydney Morning Herald reports

Singapore: Australians could be cleared to begin travelling to Bali again as soon as this weekend as Indonesian authorities will on Saturday discuss approvals for what was once the island’s biggest international tourist market. It comes as Thailand confirmed it would exempt fully vaccinated Australian tourists from November 1 from quarantine, alongside citizens of several other nations now welcome for holidays.

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Sydney Morning Herald Exclusive

Health funds are being hit with refund requests from members fed up with being unable to access elective surgery, while doctors are demanding state governments boost hospital funding to reduce their waitlists. The Australian Medical Association has asked the competition watchdog to scrutinise state and territory arrangements with private hospitals after The Age revealed Victorian private patients were having their

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Transport offer rejected

A subscriber from the northern suburbs phoned Police tonight requesting assistance from Police to transport her two children aged 19 and 11 to their grandmothers home nearby. Police turned up and after the mother seeing her 11 year old sitting up in the back pod of a divvy van became quite upset and objected to it. She then organised alternate

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Taxi fare tried to take taxi

asmania Police attended the bottleshop at Brighton hotel tonight after a fare effectively tried to carjack a taxi. The taxi driver drove the fare from Launceston and made a stop to get a drink, upon returning to the taxi the fare forced the driver out of the drivers seat subscribers said. Luckily he never has the keys and Police quickly

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Search in fourth day

Tasmania Police advise of the ongoing search for overdue vessel and missing man in North West Tasmania The search for an overdue vessel and missing man in North West Tasmania has now resumed for a fourth day. Aerial searching is underway with a Westpac Rescue Helicopter. While the police search is ongoing, and with conditions in the area, to ensure

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Filth charged after report to AFP from United States National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children

An Adelaide man is expected to face Adelaide Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 22 October 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences by the South Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (SA JACET). The investigation began after the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) received a report from the United States’ National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) regarding

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