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Garuda drops appeal, to pay $19M price fixing penalty in instalments

The Federal Court has approved a payment plan for airline PT Garuda Indonesia Ltd (Garuda) to pay a $19 million penalty the Court previously ordered relating to a long-running ACCC action against a global price fixing cartel in the air cargo industry. In May 2019, the Federal Court ordered Garuda to pay the penalty for colluding with other global airlines

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Police hunt down escapee

Exclusive: This afternoon shortly before 2.45pm Tasmania Police ‘lost’ their prisoner on the Brooker Highway near Goodwood / Lutana. Police quickly raised the alarm with a number of units saturating the area on search for the escapee, a Police drone was also launched. The prisoner was located in a residents backyard just off Albert Road at Moonah at 3.27pm. Subscribers

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Moreton Bay man charged with child abuse material offences

A man from Queensland’s Moreton Bay who allegedly sent a photograph of a naked boy to someone online and discussed abusing the child is expected to face Caboolture Magistrates Court today (19 April 2021). The 29-year-old Morayfield man was arrested by the Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) on 15 April 2021 and charged with four offences, after police

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Body-warn cameras

Woolworths will trial body-worn cameras for staff at some stores across the country but advised they would only be activated as a last resort. The company said it wants to see if they can help prevent assaults and abuse of team members that doubled in 2020 said company spokesperson Rob Moffat. Victoria: Abbotsford, Millers Junction, St Albans, Sunshine Market Place

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Motorbike Fatality

Ambulance Tasmania Tasmania Police attended a fatal crash at Ernies Drive, Trial Harbour yesterday at around 3.30pm. Police this morning issued this statement: A North-West man in his 30’s has tragically died on Ocean Beach just south of Trial Harbour. Just after 3:00 pm on Sunday the alarm was raised that the man had been found semi-conscious on the Beach.

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Gold Coast man to face court over allegedly possessing child abuse material and child-like sex doll

A 43-year-old Gold Coast man is due to appear in court today (19 April 2021) to face child exploitation offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation. Officers from the Brisbane Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET) executed a search warrant at an address in Southport on the Gold Coast on 19 March 2021, after receiving a report

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Car destroyed

Our subscribers car trashed thanks to five youths who think it’s ok to steal cars. Our subscriber with three boys who need to go to day care and school while she goes to work will all now be affected. If you witnessed this cars manner of driving as we previously posted, please contact Crimestoppers 1800 333 000.

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Full credit to Tasmania Police

With great credit to Tasmania Police they safely apprehended five offenders and a stolen car after an evade that lasted 40 minutes and involved close to 10 ten Police units. The stolen car was spotted by Police at Bridgewater shortly before 8.45am where it travelled on the incorrect side of the road near McDonalds going over the bridge taking off

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