News Updates

Noodle robbery

An offender is on the run with noodles after threatening to stab the rightful owner of the noodles only a short time ago. Tasmania Police are at the scene. An offender grabbed the noodles off the counter at the Channel Court shopping centre Dave’s Noodles and after attempting to flee was chased by we understand a customer was threatened with

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SMH Exclusive

Exclusive: The Sunday Age and The Sun-Herald can reveal that several state and territory chief health officers pushed for a temporary pause on all overseas arrivals during a meeting of the Australian Health Protection Principal Committees on Saturday. New South Wales and Victoria both moved on Saturday night to introduce 72-hour isolation requirements for all vaccinated international arrivals, regardless of

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National and local measures introduced in response to COVID-19 variant

Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health. Tasmania will introduce additional border measures in response to a new strain (Omicron or B.1.1.529) of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19. This new variant has been identified as a variant of concern by the World Health Organisation. Director of Public Health Dr Mark Veitch said the Tasmanian border restrictions will be in

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash – Elderslie Road Brighton

At 9:23am emergency services were advised of a 3 vehicle crash on Elderslie Road at the intersection of Rodbourne Road, Brighton. The crash involved a grey Mitsubishi Triton turning from Elderslie Road into Rodbourne Road hitting a white Toyota Corolla travelling towards Brighton. As a result of the impact the Corolla rolled onto its side, struck a vehicle waiting to

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Manhunt continues

Tasmania Police are continuing the search for Kerry Whiting in relation to the incident at Ravenswood a few days ago. TVN would like to see a safe resolution to this for all parties.

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Serious motorcycle crash

Tasmania Police attended the scene of the crash on Colebrook Road, Campania today. A man who was riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle has received serious injuries.

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Solomon Islands

The ADF has also deployed around 40 personnel from the Deployable Joint Force Headquarters, 3rd Brigade, 16th Brigade, and 17th Brigade to support the Australian Federal Police and the Solomon Islands Police Force. A Royal Australian Navy vessel will deploy to the to the Solomon Islands region to support the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) with maritime security. Australian

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AFP AND FCA SEEKING ASSISTANCE

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia are seeking public assistance to help locate 17-month-old baby, Hoang Vinh Le, born on 21 June 2020. Vinh was removed from the care of his maternal grandmother on 9 April 2021 in Canberra by his parents Hoang Thanh Le, born 6 December 1992 and Lyn Kim

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Japanese National charged

A 43-year-old Melbourne man is expected to face court today (Friday 26 November, 2021) charged with online child abuse-related offences by the Victorian Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET). Police arrested and charged the Japanese national at a search warrant on Tuesday (23 November 2021) after allegedly linking him to a Google account from which hundreds of media files containing

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ACCC completes investigation into Holden’s conduct towards dealers

The ACCC has completed its investigation into the conduct of General Motors Holden Australia NSC Pty Ltd (Holden) towards Holden dealers shortly before and after the company’s withdrawal from the Australian market. Soon after Holden’s announcement, the ACCC received a number of complaints from dealers who believed Holden had known that General Motors would withdraw the Holden brand from Australia

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Creep used Kik

A 34-year-old man is due to appear in Maroochydore Magistrates Court today (26 November 2021) after police found child abuse material on a SD card allegedly belonging to him. The Buddina man was charged on 7 October 2021 after the Australian Federal Police-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation received a report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited

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23 year old charged with procuring child for sexual activity

A 23-year-old Central Coast man is expected to face Gosford Local Court today, charged by Australian Federal Police Child Protection investigators with procuring a child for sexual activity. The Umina Beach man was arrested yesterday (25 November 2021) after the AFP-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) received a report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

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