Press conference: Bail Laws

Press conference: Nearly 12 months after the Bourke St tragedy, Daniel Andrews has still not changed Victoria’s broken bail laws. Is it any wonder Victorians continue to see more of the same revolving-door justice system that this Government is expert at running?
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Press conference: Gang Crisis in Victoria

Press conference: Amid a gang crisis in Victoria, we’re calling on the Andrews Labor Government to overturn the decision to introduce youth control orders that will let the most violent offenders stay free on our streets. Putting perpetrators before the community?
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Press conference:Press conference: In 2018 Victorians will have a choice over what justice system they want

Press conference: In 2018 Victorians will have a choice over what justice system they want. Under the Andrews Labor Government, rampant gang violence is so bad it has attracted national attention, but it lacks the will and leadership to fix the crisis.
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Press conference: Police, paramedics and other first responders deserve stronger protection from thugs

Press conference: Police, paramedics and other first responders deserve stronger protection from thugs. The Andrews Labor Government’s soft on crime approach is not working to protect them or the community from violence. We need change which only a Liberal Victoria/Nationals...
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A Current Affair: Car parking killer

Thanks ACA for the chance to provide comment for this story on such an important but tragic case. And think, the Andrews Labor Government currently has a bill before the Victorian Parliament to make it even easier for perpetrators to avoid responsibility for their violent...
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Plush Treatment for Brutal Teen ‘Prisoner’ | Herald Sun

A TEEN wannabe killer will receive kid glove treatment from the state’s highest court despite pleading guilty to attempted murder and burglary. As the state’s youth crime wave reaches breaking point, the violent 15-year-old will receive special treatment following a...
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Boroondara Police Crack Down on Drug Use in Glenferrie Rd Nightclubs | Progress Leader

POLICE have put the clamps on drug-dealing around the Glenferrie Rd nightclub precinct. Boroondara Inspector Steve Noy said officers had arrested many drug-peddlers and were now also focusing on changing the attitudes of revellers. Insp Noy said police were using sniffer dogs in...
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Breaking Down Barriers | Mildura Midweek

AS Victoria Legal Aid prepares to set up its Mildura team within an existing organisation, Murray Mallee Community Legal Service has welcomed the Victorian Government’s Access to Justice Review.   The review, commissioned by the government last year, made 60...
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Black Hole of Pakenham | Pakenham Gazette

Black Hole of Pakenham By Aneeka Simonis OVERFLOW parking at Pakenham train station has been described as a “black hole” and several authorities have acknowledged it’s dangerous territory for commuters, especially women, who are required to walk the unlit route to their cars...
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Andrews denies CFA deal cost | The Herald Sun

PREMIER Daniel Andrews says leaked Country Fire Authority figures showing the union-friendly workplace deal he is backing could cost up to $663 million are “wrong”. But the state Opposition says the Victorian Auditor-General must examine costs associated with the controversial...
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Premier Dismisses CFA Cost Claims | The Age

Premier Daniel Andrews has dismissed claims his wage deal with the firefighters union could cost almost $700 million, claiming it is based on old information, politically motivated and wrong. Mr Andrews is standing by his earlier assertion before Parliament – based on...
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Aggravated burglary sentences need to fit the crime to act as a deterrent to crooks | Herald Sun

Aggravated burglary sentences need to fit the crime to act as a deterrent to crooks ANTHONY DOWSLEY Calls have been made for judges to hand out tougher sentences for aggravated burglary following a spate of terrifying home invasions. Crime Statistics Agency data shows aggravated...
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