Alleged Sex Offender Bailed
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 09:13
A greater Hobart man is out on bail after pleading not guilty to child sex charges.
45-year-old Lawrence Bernard Sullivan, of Claremont, is accused of abduction, rape,
assault as well as maintaining a sexual relationship with three boys between 2003 and 2009.
He'll front the Supreme Court in July.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:37
Tuesday’s market action’s all covered with Chris Elliott from Shadforth Financial Group
McKim Under Pressure On Prison Boss Exit
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:35
The heat's on Nick McKim following the release of email correspondence indicating Tasmania's recently departed prison boss was cast adrift by the Corrections Minister when trying to implement reforms.
Barry Greenberry was recruited from the UK on a 5 year contract to fix the troubled prison system, and stood down after just 9 months with rumours swirling about his reasons.
Prison Advocate Greg Barns believes Nick McKim has some explaining to do.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:30
A rare lighter moment in Tasmania's parliament today revolving around the rescue effort for the Dark MOFO festival's nude swim in Hobart's Derwent.
The Sandy Bay event was cancelled yesterday on advice that the hundreds of naked participants would be at risk of arrest for public indecency....but the police and City Council have come up with a compromise, moving the 'starkers swim' to a less visible spot at Long Beach.
Tourism Minister Scott Bacon taking his hat off at the efforts of Police Minister David O'Byrne.
Small Victory For Tarkine
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 13:38
Environmentalists are celebrating a small win after an interstate court extended an injunction to stop a major mine from going ahead in Tasmania's north west.
The decision by the Victorian judge has effectively put Shree Minerals plans for a mine at Nelson Bay River on hold until a Federal Court challenge happens later this year.
Save The Tarkine's Scott Jordan says it's a welcome respite for the survival of the Tasmanian Devil.
Shree was also ordered to pay court costs.
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