News Updates

Tasmania Police have charged a 28 year old Rokeby man with driving offences following two separate incidents on the Midland Highway Friday night. 

Oatlands Police detected a driver travelling at a speed of 141km/h on the Midland Highway at Jericho about 7.15pm Friday night. The driver was intercepted and it was determined that he was currently disqualified from driving. The 28 year old driver from Rokeby was conveyed to Oatlands Police Station whereby he was subsequently breath tested and the driver returned a

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Letter to the Editor from Angry Teachers 

We are teachers and writing this email on behalf of a larger group of teachers and other school staff who are extremely angry at the current unvaccinated teacher situation The situation with teachers being paid for ‘working at home’ is completely ridiculous and a lie in our school. They are having an extra 2 weeks holidays!! We were all given

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Donald Trump’s ‘truth-telling’ app set for debut – media 

The former US president is expected to make a comeback in the world of social media after being barred from Twitter and Facebook After more than a year off major social media platforms, former US President Donald Trump could potentially be back as early as Monday, with the expected launch of his own network, ‘Truth Social’, Reuters has learned. The

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From the Kremlin: A scheduled strategic deterrence forces exercise was held under the supervision of Supreme Commander-in-Chief Vladimir Putin, which also included launches of ballistic and cruise missiles. 

The President observed the exercise from the Kremlin’s situation room together with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. Military equipment and personnel of the Aerospace Forces, Southern Military District, Strategic Missile Forces, Northern and Black Sea fleets were engaged in the exercise.  The Aerospace Forces successfully launched the Kinzhal hypersonic air-launched ballistic missiles. The ships and submarines of the Northern and Black Sea fleets launched the Kalibr cruise missiles and the Tsirkon hypersonic missile at sea and surface targets.  A hands-on launch of the Iskander land-based cruise missile

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Meeting with permanent members of the Security Council 

The discussion focused on the situation around Ukraine and on growing tensions that are being provoked by external forces. The President briefed the meeting participants, in great detail, about his international contacts this week, including face-to-face meetings and telephone conversations. They also exchanged opinions on security guarantees for Russia. The main subject discussed at the meeting concerned the development of high-tech sectors of Russia’s industry. The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav

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Cops called to party

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police in numbers are attending a disturbance at a Glenora property. We understand Police have taken a person/s into custody at the scene.

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Some Nyrstar workers not happy

A crib room for workers at Nyrstar. Is it too much to ask for more power points, usb charging, toaster oven, urn, large fridge with freezer and a paint job / tidy up? Oh and and aircon unit!

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Missing walker NW Coast

SES Tasmania Police search and rescue have been activated to the Dial Range at Penguin in response to a missing walker. We understand ATVs will be utilised to assist.

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