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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Three terrifying home invasions in Vic | AAP Newswire

VIC:Three terrifying home invasions in Vic Victoria’s opposition has urged the government to accept there’s a law-and-order crisis in the state after three terrifying home invasions in Victoria. Police believe two of the incidents in Melbourne, involving a couple...
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Moves to tighten sentences for Vic crimes | AAP Newswire

VIC:Moves to tighten sentences for Vic crimes MELBOURNE, June 28 AAP – People convicted of rape, child sexual abuse and drug trafficking in Victoria could face longer jail terms under changes to a sentencing option that lets them avoid prison. The state government wants to...
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Laws to unmask violent activists | The Australian

Laws to unmask violent activists Author: Greg Brown And Richard Ferguson Hard-left activists are increasingly being blamed for inciting street violence with rival right wing groups in Victoria, forcing them to defend the use of face masks to hide their identities during...
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Scrutiny on Vic anti-racism organisers | AAP Newswire

VIC:Scrutiny on Vic anti-racism organisers MELBOURNE, June 27 AAP – Organisers of rallies that turn violent should be held responsible for troublemakers who turn up and spark clashes, Victoria’s opposition says. Police were generally pleased with the behaviour of 120...
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Hold troublemakers responsible| AAP Newswire

VIC:Hold troublemakers responsible: Vic oppn Victoria’s opposition says organisers of rallies that turn violent should be held responsible for troublemakers. Police were generally pleased with the behaviour of the True Blue Crew and the rival Campaign Against Racism and...
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Mayhem as thugs run riot | The Herald Sun

Mayhem as thugs run riot DAVID HURLEY, AARON LANGMAID AND BRIANNA TRAVERS POLICE, the courts and the Andrews Government have been urged  to take stronger action to stop violent thugs unleashing mayhem on Melbourne’s streets. City blocks were rendered no-go zones and shops and...
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Advocates advance cause| Border Mail, Albury-Wodonga

Advocates advance cause SHANA MORGAN TWO North East women campaigning for justice are set to play a key role in a new advisory group to the Victorian government. Wodonga’s Carol Roadknight and Wangaratta’s Tania Maxwell have been spreading a message against violence with the...
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CFA dismissal ‘could be in contempt’ | Australian Financial Review

CFA Dismissal ‘Could be in Contempt’ Lucille Keen Australian Financial Review 15 June 2016 The Victorian state government has been accused of being in contempt of court for sacking the Country Fire Association board even though the Victorian Supreme Court had issued...
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Minister’s strife over CFA stumble | The Australian

Minister’s strife over CFA stumble RICK WALLACE VICTORIAN POLITICAL EDITOR The Andrews government’s bid to ram through a resolution to the Country Fire Authority dispute was derailed late yesterday when the minister charged with “fixing” the matter was forced into a humiliating...
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School leaders | Progress Leader

School Leaders Progress Leader Fast Lane 31 May 2016 School student leaders joined Hawthorn state Liberal MP John Pesutto to recognise a commitment to leadership. Hosting 60 students and teachers in his office over two days, Mr Pesutto presented students with certificates to...
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Minister Ruining Area | Progress Leader

Minister Ruining Area – Letter to the Editor Di Letheren, Surrey Hills, Progress Leader 31 May 2016 IT IS clear that Planning Minister Richard Wynne has no interest in the concerns of Boroondara residents when it comes to planning (“No height limit fuels concerns”, Progress...
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