Kumanjayi Walker’s cards were marked in advance. Firstly by an environment forged by more than 230 years of neglect towards Indigenous communities and secondly by conditions that led him to be born with what some who knew him suspected to be Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Both parents would die from substance abuse conditions, his mother soon after his birth and
The Chinese Ministry of Defense has called the US “a liar and troublemaker” and said that “everyone knows” which country was “the biggest initiator” of the Ukraine crisis.
A spokesman for China’s Defense Ministry said the US is ‘slinging mud’ at Beijing over the Ukraine war Ministry spokesperson Wu Qian on Thursday commented on accusations from unnamed US officials that Beijing knew in advance about Russia’s attack on Ukraine and that China had even asked Moscow to delay it until after the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. Wu condemned
Premier Retail’s chief executive says there is a long way to go before Sydney and Melbourne’s CBD shopping areas return to normal after the Smiggle and Peter Alexander owner claimed thousands of days in lost trading due to COVID. Profits at the $4.6 billion retailer dropped by 13 per cent to $163 million for the six months to December, but
Jacquie Petrusma, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Management Investing in Tasmania Police to keep our communities safeThe Tasmanian Government continues to invest in our police to keep our communities safe by recruiting 308 additional police officers and building new police stations. Last month I was honoured to attend the opening of the new $5 million New Norfolk Police Station,
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against a company that operates a business providing express baggage pickup and delivery services to airports for customers. Facing court is Jetta Express Pty Ltd, which operates at various locations around Australia, including in Melbourne. The regulator began an investigation after receiving a request for assistance from a worker employed as a full-time
More than three weeks after an aged care bonus program launched, 97 per cent of aged care workers in a new survey say they have not received a bonus. In a United Workers Union survey of more than 1000 aged care workers, many expressed their anger at the failure of the program to offer speedy bonuses, with payments caught up
Influenza vaccines can change from year to year as new strains of influenza virus appear. This is one reason vaccination against influenza is given every year. The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) has reviewed data related to epidemiology, antigenic and genetic characteristics of recent influenza isolates circulating in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere, serological responses to 2020-2021 vaccines, and the availability of
Police have charged a man with several matters following a 60 gram seizure of cocaine in Northern Tasmania.The 24-year-old man from Youngtown was charged on Tuesday with trafficking in a controlled substance and dealing with property suspected of being the proceeds of crime.He was bailed to appear in the Launceston Magistrates Court on 18 May 2022.
A man in his 50s has died following a crash on the Bass Highway at Carrick this morning. Police were called to the scene about 6:20am in response to a multiple vehicle crash. Shortly after that crash, a truck has collided with three cars and a motorcyclist. Police and emergency services provided assistance to the motorcyclist, but sadly he died
TVN was advised on Wednesday morning that the Calvary Hobart Emergency Department will cease operating on weekends effective from midday this Sunday. We were told by hospital insiders on Wednesday that this is entirely due to staff shortages. Commencing next week the ED will close at 4.00pm Fridays reopening 7.30am on Monday’s.
Police can confirm 4-year-old Shayla Phillips has been safely located a short time ago, in bushland near Halls Rd, Stormlea.
Police can confirm 4-year-old Shayla Phillips has been safely located a short time ago, in bushland near Halls Rd, Stormlea. Police statement: Police are pleased to confirm 4-year-old girl, Shayla Phillips, was safely located in bushland at Stormlea this afternoon. “A State Emergency Service ground search team located Shayla around 4pm, in bushland about 1km from where she was last