VCAT to be reviewed

22 Nov 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by John Masanauskas COMMUNITY group views about inappropriate developments could have more influence on state planning tribunal decisions under a Coalition government. The Coalition will review the Victorian Civil and...
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Police investigation into red shirts ‘set up to fail’

22 Nov 2018 • Age, Melbourne (General News) by Cameron Houston Benjamin Preiss The police investigation of Labor’s “red shirts” affair has been systematically undermined from within, a source familiar with the probe says. The Office of Public Prosecutions is...
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JUDGES TO FACE MUSIC

19 Nov 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by James Dowling And Matt Johnston THE sentencing history of judges and magistrates would be revealed under a radical Coalition plan. Reports on judges’ sitting times, decisions overturned on appeal, time taken to rule and...
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TRACKERS FOR THUGS

02 Nov 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Matt Johnston CARJACKERS and home invaders will be tracked with monitoring devices when they are released from jail on parole, under a Matthew Guy state government crackdown. Anyone convicted of either offence who escaped a...
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Law fails rape victims

30 Oct 2018 • Age, Melbourne (General News) by Richard Baker EXCLUSIVE A man committed to stand trial over the 1997 rape of two 16-year-old girls in Echuca never faced court and the Office of Public Prosecutions is unable to explain what happened or why. Last year, Peter Glenn...
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ANDREWS ‘LOSING CONTROL’

29 Oct 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by John Masanauskas THE Coalition is promising better access to the planning tribunal for residents appealing against local developments. Shadow attorney-general John Pesutto told an election forum many were unhappy with the...
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Hundreds of Victorian drivers mistakenly unlicensed

https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/10/16/18/49/fines-victoria-hundreds-mistakenly-unlicensed 7:17pm Oct 16, 2018   More than 350 drivers have had their licenses mistakenly taken off them, in a multi-million-dollar bungle by Fines Victoria. Costing $16 million, the...
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Andrews ‘has let anti-gang law reform lapse’

  11 Oct 2018 • The Australian, Australia (General News) by Samantha Hutchinson STATE OF DISORDER Victoria’s government has been accused of abandoning antiassociation laws designed to stop Victorian youths from falling in with gangs, after it allowed the bill to lapse...
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UNION RAT PACK

05 Oct 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Tom Minear And Anthony Galloway REVEALED The bullying, threats and sexism the UFU wanted to keep secret VICTIMS of bullying and harassment in Victoria’s fire services have broken their silence to reveal shocking...
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Extra leave boost for magistrates

26 Sep 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Matt Johnston VICTORIA’S magistrates should get an extra two weeks of annual leave and its judges’ perks should be extended, a review of judicial entitlements has recommended. The proposed changes, sent to...
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Virus drives down camera infringements

24 Sep 2018 • Age, Melbourne (General News) by Benjamin Preiss A computer virus that infected Victoria’s road safety camera network contributed to a major decrease in the number of infringements issued in the past financial year. Infringements plummeted by more than 10 per...
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New laws in limbo

05 Sep 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Monique Hore Time running out to close loopholes NEW laws that would crack down on thugs who assault police and paramedics still haven’t passed State Parliament, with just a handful of sitting days left before the...
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