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Change to time frame for Tas e-Travel registration – Scott Tilyard, Deputy State Controller

From midnight tonight all travellers to Tasmania will be required to register their travel through Tas e-Travel no more than one day before they travel. Previously travellers could register through Tas e-Travel up to three days before they travelled. The new one-day requirement helps ensure declarations about previous movements are as up-to-date as possible, especially while new high-risk premises are

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Cops thought they were going to die

TASMANIA v Mr S and Mr L COMMENTS ON PASSING SENTENCE  The defendants have been found guilty of one count of aggravated armed robbery and one count of aggravated assault arising from events that happened in the early hours of the morning of 6 December 2019. At about 2am, about 10 minutes after a customer had left, the defendants went into

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CBA Customer gets a $50 sorry payment following our report

A subscriber who contacted us in relation to issues with the Commonwealth Bank has received a $50 payment into their account as a ‘sorry’ following our report Wednesday. Report from Wednesday below: Letter to the Editor from fed up CBA Customer Commonwealth Bank customers are not being able to access their own bank accounts and cards continuously declined. We phone

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$64,000,000 Cocaine haul

A Sydney man have been charged in connection to a seizure in Belgium of cocaine with a gross weight of 216kg, estimated to be worth more than $64,000,000, as a result of Operation Ironside. Australian Federal Police will allege a 41-year-old Sydney man intended to import the illicit drugs into New South Wales from Brazil by attaching the drugs to

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Exclusive “Ron Barwick is at breaking point”

The Community Public Sector Union published a survey / report yesterday regarding the Ron Barwick Minimum Security Prison and the findings are extremely disturbing. “Workers Compensation matters are at an all time high and staff morale at an all time low, we have a major concern with the Health and Safety of our members” the CPSU wrote to its members.

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Welcome to Hobart

Our subscribers are out in the freezing cold at night after stepping off a flight to Hobart, it’s 4 degrees and they have been lined up for well over an hour in the screening queue. Some elderly passengers were ushered toward the front by several other passengers as they were clearly distressed standing for so long.

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Drive-by shooting at New Town

Breaking: Two shots have been fired into a Wilmslow Avenue residence in a drive by shooting a very short time ago. Police are en route to the scene. We are told this shooting is part of an ongoing dispute or altercations occurring tonight.

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Tasmanian GP guilty of professional misconduct over an inappropriate relationship with a patient which breached professional boundaries

Medical Board of Australia v Dr Kate Elizabeth Schilling DETERMINATION: 1) The respondent is guilty of professional misconduct as defined by s5 of the National Law with respect to the admitted allegations and particulars. 2) In respect of that misconduct: (a) The respondent is reprimanded as provided by s196(2)(a) of the National Law. (b) The following conditions are imposed on

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Purses of interest

Two Perth men have been charged over the importation of 3.99 kilograms of cocaine into WA, worth a potential $1.6 million, hidden in purses sent from the United Kingdom. Australian Federal Police will allege the package of purses was delivered to the Willagee home of a 28-year-old man and he was arrested on Monday (21 June 2021) after he allegedly

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Former Hobart restaurant and hotel operator faces court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the director of company that formerly operated a restaurant and hotel in Hobart. Facing court is Gary Dupree, who is a part-owner and director of Garich Pty Ltd (now in liquidation), which formerly operated the Solstice Café Restaurant in Salamanca and a restaurant and accommodation business,

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Hobart advisor banned

ASIC has banned Hobart-based financial adviser Hannah Jennings from providing financial services, carrying on a financial services business and controlling an entity that carries on a financial services business for four years. ASIC found that Ms Jennings failed to act in the best interests of her clients by providing advice that was inappropriate in light of her clients’ relevant personal

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