News Updates

Rip-off blitz in Hobart

Over $580,000 recovered for Hobart workers The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recovered $582,450 in wages for 376 underpaid workers after auditing Hobart’s ‘cheap eats’ food precincts. Fair Work Inspectors targeted 45 businesses at North Hobart, Salamanca/Battery Point andConstitution Dock and found that almost 80 per cent failed to comply with workplace laws.  Of the 35 businesses in breach, 32 had underpaid their workers

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Salamanca Wharf Cafe in Court

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action in the Federal Circuit Court against the operators of a Hobart café. Facing court are Welvin and Kevin Pty Ltd, which operates the Salamanca Wharf Café, company director Mr Zhi Zhi Tan and company majority shareholder and manager Mr Qingxiang (Kevin) Meng.  The regulator investigated the café during an auditing activity targeting Hobart food precincts.

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Police seize stolen vehicles and firearms

Launceston Police seized vehicles, firearms, drugs, cash and stolen property from a residence in West Launceston last night. Detectives from the Launceston Criminal Investigation Branch and officers from the Northern Road and Public Order Service attended the address and searched for stolen property. During the search, police located two stolen vehicles – a 2017 Toyota Landcruiser and a 2016 Toyota

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Aged care staff not happy

One of our subscribers received this from their union this afternoon. Our subscriber told TVN “We are already low income earners, who have suffered through the whole Bupa saga & with everything with the Royal Commission, staff just feel like this is an extra slap in the face! We could earn more working in a supermarket, but here we are

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Disgraceful

We are told that a group of youths have threatened an elderly lady in the city to bash her up. How much lower can they get? Subscribers say Police are in the city now looking around. Disgustingly we were told last week that a group of youths threatened to kill an elderly persons small dog as they walked along Bligh

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Which Bank?

“I’ve been with them 30 years never missed a beat and they turn on me” our Commonwealth Bank customer subscriber told us yesterday. Our 45 year old subscriber, a mother of a teenager who has been with the bank over 30 years and has a home loan with them for 16 years has been threatened of foreclosure over less than

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Liar Liar

Shhh Peter… Tell us your secrets. Who’s put money in your coffers? Who’s trying to push you into government early? Who’s companies are going to benefit when you privatise TAFE? Wouldn’t disclosure of your financing tell a story of who wants you back in power… Wouldn’t disclosure of your financing tell who pulls the strings? Bec White’s just mad. But

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Is Bec White coming or going

Today it was reported that Rebecca White has a signed deal with pokies bosses. At the last state election Labor promised to phase out pokies. Have yer gone mad, Rebecca?

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Libs go nuts over Mr Cangelosi

In successive press releases from Liberal Party HQ, the Liberals have taken increasingly bizarre shots at Franklin Labor candidate, Fabiano Cangelosi. Over the last few days Mr Cangelosi has been claimed to have been used to “block” another candidate, a “hard left lawyer”, the “headline act” at a recent rally against the government’s Protest Bill, and “Bob Brown Foundation Candidate”.

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Potty mouth talk in the Supreme Court of Tasmania

A Barrister and a Lawyer referred to TVN as a ‘dead cunt’ and ‘a cunt’ whilst inside the Hobart Supreme Court of Tasmania buildings. The lawyer has been reprimanded in the past by the Legal Profession Board of Tasmania. “The Legal Profession Board found the Practitioner guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct on 2 counts of the complaint pursuant to x

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