News Updates

All over the ‘C’ bomb

TVN was advised Wednesday morning that Ben McGregor had sought legal advice in relation to a statement made by Rebecca White. TVN can exclusively disclose that a defamation notice was issued to both White and party mouthpiece Stuart Benson by McGregor’s lawyers, Hall Payne. TVN understands that McGregor has particularised allegedly defamatory statements made by White on the day he

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Murdoch’s Mercury gets it wrong, again

Newsprint media jumping on the bandwagon of our story regarding Liberal candidate Adam Brooks have incorrectly reported the situation. In this case they published  “LIBERAL candidate for Braddon Adam Brooks has been summonsed to appear in court over alleged firearms storage offences” This according to our enquiries and advice from Tasmania Police is not correct, in fact they state Brooks

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K-Mart knife threat

Exclusive: Tasmania Police attended an incident at K-Mart New Town shortly after 3.30pm. We are told an armed robbery (shoplifting) involving a knife being used against staff. More to come.

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Two Sydney men charged with importing $18.9 million of methamphetamine

Two Sydney men faced court today for allegedly importing 63 kilograms of methamphetamine hidden inside shipping pallets from Malaysia, with an estimated street value of $18.9 million. A 36-year-old Bexley man and a 27-year-old Merrylands man were arrested yesterday (8 April 2021) after Australian Federal Police officers conducted a controlled delivery of the consignment to an address in Guildford West. The

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Australia and Sri Lanka strengthen ties over aerial drone surveillance

Exclusive report: TVN has obtained documents from 30 March 2021 that show the TFS Chief Officer, Chris Arnol, wrote to Firefighters claiming that “TFS phased out this type of B class [PFAS] foam from service over the last 15 years”. A week later, on 7 April 2021, the Chief Officer said that “The TFS position has been to move away

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Arnol sprung

Exclusive report: TVN has obtained documents from 30 March 2021 that show the TFS Chief Officer, Chris Arnol, wrote to Firefighters claiming that “TFS phased out this type of B class [PFAS] foam from service over the last 15 years”. A week later, on 7 April 2021, the Chief Officer said that “The TFS position has been to move away

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WA man in court over alleged insider trading offences

A West Australian man accused of insider trading offences is expected to appear in Perth Magistrate’s Court today (9 April 2021). The offences involve alleged communication of inside information to another person, and trading while in possession of inside information, relating to a Perth-based diamond exploration company. The 50-year-old man was charged as a result of a joint operation involving

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Police attend Rosny food outlets

Tasmania Police attended Dominos and McDonalds Rosny a short time ago. A glass door at Dominos has been cracked by an offender and Police attended next door in relation to an incident involving a staff member and customer. They are possibly linked.

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GCC questioned over dealings with deregistered company

Glenorchy City Council is openly dealing with a deregistered company in relation to the proposed Cadbury Road project. Deregistered companies should not be trading or conducting any business whatsoever. TVN has contacted the ASIC and Australian Federal Police for comment. Mr Shane Alderton of the GCC Rate Payers and Citizens said “I have emailed both Glenorchy City Council and Andrew

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Are you still waiting for your $200 refund from Federal Group?

Further to our exclusive Saturday afternoon our sources tell us the Federal Group systems are still down. They were quoted as saying “the incident remains an active situation and under investigation” earlier today. One subscriber who was forced to pay $200 cash deposit last weekend contacted us Monday highly distressed as they wouldn’t give her cash back to her. The

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“Tasmanians face highest risk of fire death while TFS has lowest funding” Leigh Hills, Secretary of the UFUA Tasmania has told TVN

In a media statement this afternoon Mr Hills said Tasmanians face the highest risk of death in a residential fire in Australia. He stated: The Tasmanian environment makes it more difficult to contain bushfires Tasmania has one of the lowest funded fire services in Australia, per person, by area covered or by apparent risk Tasmania’s fire service is in crisis

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