News Updates

Boy charged

Tasmania Police advise that a youth from Mayfield has been charged with attempted armed robbery and firearms offences after allegedly assaulting another youth in the Launceston CBD approximately 9.30pm on Saturday. During the altercation a pistol was allegedly produced. The victim was taken to the Launceston General Hospital where he received treatment for minor injuries. The alleged offender was located

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St Helens snake bite

The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter was activated to St Helens this afternoon on a medivac where we understand a child has suffered a snake bite. The helicopter is now heading to the LGH.

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Home made firearm located

Tasmania Police in numbers attended an incident at Glenorchy this afternoon that resulted in Police locating a firearm. Police were called after reports of a person armed near Loftus Street allegedly making threats we are told. Police were searching land between Barossa Road and Loftus Street.

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Wounding

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police including Detectives and Forensic Services are attending an incident at Willis Street, Bridgewater where a number of people have been injured during a disturbance with one person we understand receiving a significant head wound after being struck to the head by an implement.

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TASMANIAN LABOR WOES — PARTY MEMBERS QUESTION AUTHORITY OF BEC WHITE, CREDIBILITY OF DEAN WINTER

Today TVN reported that Tasmanian Labor State Secretary Stuart Benson had ignored our email questioning donations to the Party from the pokies lobby. Our email was sent amid anger and frustration from Tasmanian Labor members over Franklin MHA Dean Winter’s response to the Gutwein’s poker machine policy. Winter had led Labor’s response the policy by siding with the Liberal government,

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Woman charged

Tasmania Police advise they have charged a 21 year old Newnham woman with deliberately setting fire to a caravan that was parked in a driveway Sturt Crescent, Mayfield. The fire, which spread to the house caused an estimated $40,000 damage. Fire crews were called to Sturt Crescent at about 11.00pm on Friday night, after members of the public reported that

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Top brass gives updates

Police are out in force reminding people in southern Tasmania to abide the lockdown requirements and stay home, to keep themselves and others safe from COVID-19. Assistant Commissioner Jonathan Higgins said that a number of road check points were now in place on main arterial roads, and police were out on patrol to ensure people are doing the right thing

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Man arrested at Kingston

Disappointingly a quick sweep of the cbd Hobart just now we counted nine non compliant members of the public wandering around with no masks on. One man thought it was quite hilarious laughing loudly as another member of the public questioned where his mask was. Meanwhile at Kingston a non compliant man was arrested. Some people are exempt on medical

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Huge haul for the AFP

Australian authorities have seized the largest heroin shipment ever detected in Australia after intercepting 450kg of the illicit drug inside a container of tiles sent from Malaysia to Melbourne. A Malaysian National has been arrested following the joint AFP and Australian Border Force operation. The man was charged on Thursday (14 October 2021). He was charged with: Import a commercial

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Members fuming

LABOR WOES — POKIES STANCE OUTRAGES MEMBERSHIP Since yesterday’s story, TVN has been inundated with messages from rank and file party members and former members of the Tasmanian branch of the Labor Party. One voter in Mornington told TVN, “I’ve been a lifelong Labor voter, and at the last election I backed Dean Winter because I thought that what had

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COVID man named by sources

The sentencing Magistrate in July told Gunn he was selfish, he said “but that’s the problem with Mr Gunn he only thinks of himself.” TVN are told by sources close to the COVID positive man that he is Timothy Gunn. Investigations by TVN uncovered that a Tim Andrew Gunn appeared in the Albury Local Court on the 14th of July

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