Liberal Nationals move to bring forward bail changes

Reform to our bail system is urgent yet Daniel Andrews continues to drag his feet. The Liberal Nationals will today move to amend the commencement date of the bail laws before the Parliament so they become law sooner. With the Bourke Street tragedy having occurred on 20 January...
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Bail still broken but Andrews fundraising for Tassie Labor

Yesterday the Victorian Magistrates’ Court launched a scathing attack on the Andrews Labor Government’s failure to bring in tougher bail laws. Yet today, Daniel Andrews is flying to Tasmania to campaign for the Labor opposition in that state. Daniel Andrews needs to remember he...
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Daniel Andrews’ bail laws are broken

Reports today that the youth charged with attempting to murder pedestrians near Flinders Street Station on AFL Grand Final day has had his bail relaxed so he can watch online cat videos is yet another example of a broken justice system under Daniel Andrews. This is a justice...
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Recall Parliament and the Premier from holidays

Crime doesn’t take a holiday. The Apex Gang, Menace to Society and their violent networks have been more active in the last month than at any time previously.  And their activities appear to be escalating. While the Premier and his most senior ministers have all been on vacation...
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Daniel Andrews and Lisa Neville pointing the finger at everyone but themselves

In 2015 Daniel Andrews softened youth bail laws but now his government is blaming others for the consequences of their decision. Comments this morning from Police Minister, Lisa Neville, criticising a decision of the Children’s Court to grant bail to a 17-year old male accused of...
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Victoria – the state where no one’s in charge

With Victoria in the grip of the youth gang crisis, Daniel Andrews is missing in action proving once again that when the going gets tough, Daniel Andrews goes on holiday. Breaking yet another promise, nearly 12 months after the Bourke Street tragedy, Daniel Andrews has still not...
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Daniel Andrews new “Youth Control Orders” threaten community safety

At a time when Victorians are being threatened by a violent gang culture which our state has never seen before, it’s hard to believe that Daniel Andrews has made things even worse. As if legalising the breaching of bail by people under 18 wasn’t bad enough, Daniel Andrews has...
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Report conclusive evidence that Andrews Government has failed to tackle crime gangs

The tabling today of a report under section 133 of the Criminal Organisations Control Act 2012 (COCA) confirms that the Andrews Labor Government has completely failed to do anything to tackle out-of-control crime gangs in Victoria. The attached one-page report confirms that no...
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Andrews Government faltering on tackling crime gangs

In 2015 the Andrews Government amended the Criminal Organisations Control Act 2012 (COCA), particularly anti-consorting provisions that are vital when separating criminals and their nefarious networks.  At the time, the Liberal Nationals argued that many of the Government’s weak...
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Appointment of Richard Niall QC to the Court of Appeal

Like we said two years ago, we congratulate Mr Richard Niall QC on his appointment to the Court of Appeal, but hope that his work in relation to the Labor Party, particularly concerning the East West Link three years ago, and which was used by Daniel Andrews for highly partisan...
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Daniel Andrews Government delays Gargasoulas proceedings

Scathing comments by the Supreme Court that the Andrews Labor Government has been responsible for delays in criminal proceedings against James Gargasoulas demand an urgent solution as well as a full explanation from Daniel Andrews and his Attorney General, Martin Pakula. The...
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Daniel Andrews baulks at leadership on sentencing

The Sentencing Advisory Council’s A Sentencing Guidelines Council for Victoria: Issues Paper, released today, is more proof that Daniel Andrews wants soft on crime academics and bureaucrats to decide sentencing policy. Victorians deserve a government that is prepared to put...
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