News Updates

Bashing attack

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending an assault at Arncliffe Road, Austin’s Ferry. We are told a person has received head injuries and is being taken to the RHH by ambulance after being assaulted with a bat.

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ASIC commences proceedings against Westpac for alleged misleading and unfair sales of consumer credit insurance

ASIC has commenced civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac), alleging it mis-sold consumer credit insurance (CCI) with credit cards, and other credit facilities, to customers who had not agreed to buy the policies. ASIC’s action relates to Westpac’s Credit Card Repayment Protection and Flexi-Loan Repayment Protection policies which are add-on insurance products sold with

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No, this is a knife!

Alarmed subscribers contacted us this afternoon describing an incident where a youth armed with a large knife was stomping around the Rosny skate park at lunch time today in a very threatening manner. Our subscribers said Police were called and arrived quickly. A Tasmania Police spokesperson told TVN “Police confirm they attended the Rosny Skate Park at 12:45pm today on

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Risdon Prison Pissgate

TVN EXCLUSIVE TVN’s prison sources have told us that Risdon Prison staff have been directed by Thomas, Action Jackson and Co. only to conduct drug analysis of inmates at low risk of drug use, such as very elderly inmates and inmates serving time for non-drug related offending such as white collar fraud and sexual offending. The purpose of this, we

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Violent motorist arrested

Two Tasmania Police officers were assaulted by an offender/motorist who crashed his utility on Gordon’s Hill Road around half an hour ago. The utility caught fire at the drivers side rear end, Police assisted by residents extinguished the fire and TFS attended. The offender was kicking and hitting out at two female Police officers violently screaming abuse at them as

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Western Sydney man charged with importing meth and cocaine

The Australian Federal Police has charged a 35-year-old man from Western Sydney with allegedly importing approximately 20 kilograms of methamphetamine and 10 kilograms of cocaine in consignments labelled as small electric motors and pool pumps. The investigation, known as Operation JOFFRE began in September 2020 after Australian Border Force officers identified consignments containing illicit drugs hidden inside electric motors. ABF

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Ipswich man charged with possessing child abuse material

A 35-year-old Ipswich man is due to appear in court today (8 April 2021) charged with 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 Gailes, Ipswich on 28 January 2021 after receiving a report from the National Centre

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Brooks to appear in the Devonport Magistrates Court of Tasmania

Exclusive to TVN: Liberal candidate Adam Brooks has been spoken to by Tasmania Police in relation to alleged breach of storage of firearm ammunition offences. Brooks will receive a summons to appear in the Magistrates Court of Tasmania in due course. Tasmania Police confirmed with TVN “A 45 year old North-West man will be proceeded against in relation to alleged

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Armed Robbery

TVN was advised mid afternoon that an armed robbery had just occurred Main Road, Moonah with one person apprehended and one on the run. Tasmania Police have just now issued a media release, they say: “A man is in custody following an attempted armed hold up at a business on Main Road, Moonah this afternoon. Just after 3:00pm, police received

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Another one bites the dust

As told to TVN yesterday by our exclusive sources within the Labor party McGregor did go today, he ‘resigned’ his candidacy this morning. Rumours are another Labor force is the next head on the chopping block. Our sources want him gone as soon as possible and say he was the puppet master over the past weeks circus. Members are also

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Multiple arrests and firearms seized following week of action – Operation Athena

Law enforcement agencies across Australia seized 823 firearms last month as part of a national week of action. Operation Athena, a collaborative and national law enforcement group comprising of police from jurisdictions across Australia with assistance from Federal agencies including Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) undertook a national week of action across Australia to target the

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