FAKE MANDATORY SENTENCING!

Reports that the Andrews Labor Government have admitted that two people who allegedly assaulted a PSO and a police officer at Armadale last night will not face mandatory minimum jail terms is more evidence of Victoria’s broken justice system. According to the Andrews Labor...
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Daniel Andrews says one thing and then does another

Once again Daniel Andrews has been caught out saying one thing on law and order and then doing another. Having failed to take tough action for over three years, Daniel Andrews has now voted against what would have been the toughest laws in the country to protect emergency service...
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Paramedics under attack in Daniel Andrews’ Victoria

Reports of another violent attack on a paramedic at Epping overnight, is more evidence of the current lawlessness in Victoria. It’s currently open season on paramedics in Victoria and Daniel Andrews’ approach seems to be to give violent offenders a hug and a cuddle and to make...
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The Liberal Nationals will always protect those that protect us

Victorians have now lost all confidence in Daniel Andrews’ ability to keep Victorians safe following the decision that saw two defendants avoid jail time for a vicious attack on hard working paramedics. We need to send a strong and unmistakable message to violent offenders that...
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Andrews Government fails to fix weak sentencing for attacks on emergency workers

Yesterday’s County Court decision that saw two defendants avoid jail time for a vicious attack on a hard working paramedic highlights the urgent need to make it clear to the courts that 2014 minimum sentencing laws were intended to see strong sentences for despicable attacks on...
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Burke Road shop to get safety upgrade

An elected Liberal Nationals Government will provide $100,000 towards extending and upgrading the current CCTV security cameras on Burke Road, Camberwell. This commitment follows on from funds provided by the Federal Government which established the CCTV network on Burke Road and...
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Court costs and delays blow out under Andrews Labor Government

The Andrews Labor Government’s fourth budget shows that court costs and delays have blown out under Daniel Andrews’ watch proving his Government can’t be trusted to manage Victoria’s justice system. In both criminal and civil cases average case costs in the Supreme, County,...
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Andrews Government’s additional judges, magistrates and prosecutors too little too late

In today’s budget, the Andrews Labor Government’s announcement of 21 additional judges and magistrates as well as additional prosecutors is proof the justice system is in a state of crisis. With an election only six months away, Daniel Andrews’ belated attempt to shore up his law...
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Andrews Government soft on tackling crime gangs

Today’s budget confirms that the Andrews Labor Government still doesn’t get it that there is a crisis involving serious gang violence in Victoria, especially among bikie gangs and violent youth gangs. This is in contrast to Matthew Guy and the Liberal Nationals who last weekend...
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With sentencing under Daniel Andrews dysfunctional, Victorians now have a clear choice

Reports today that judges are refusing to participate in Daniel Andrews’ Sentencing Guidelines Council are more evidence that sentencing under Mr Andrews’ watch is dysfunctional. This is on top of measures the Andrews Labor Government has introduced in its three years to weaken...
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Commonwealth adopts Victorian Liberal Nationals victims compensation policy

Under Daniel Andrews, victims of crime are ignored and struggle to get fair compensation. A Liberal Nationals Government led by Matthew Guy will put victims first in our justice system. That is why the Victorian Liberal Nationals welcome the Commonwealth Government’s announcement...
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Ballarat MPs may be called to give evidence over rorted $21,148

The Liberal Nationals have today announced draft Terms of Reference for a Legislative Council Select Committee enquiry to help complete the Ombudsman investigation into Labor’s ‘Red Shirt’ rorts. Former member for Ripon, Joe Helper, could be required to give evidence regarding...
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