Budget papers 2018-19

Budget papers 2018-19 07 June 2018 Mr PESUTTO (Hawthorn) (14:34:22) — I am very pleased to be able to rise today and speak on the 2018–19 budget. As shadow Attorney-General I will focus mainly on justice portfolio issues, but I will also talk about the treatment of my electorate...
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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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Truckie involved in second road rage attack: police

31 May 2018 • Age, Melbourne (General News) by Erin Pearson The truck driver accused of running two teachers off the road during a road rage and hammer attack on the Tullamarine Freeway allegedly went on to swap vehicles and attack a second couple with a baseball bat hours later,...
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Road-rage scourge

  31 May 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Alex White VIOLENCE NOW TOO COMMON A SPATE of violent, drugfuelled road-rage attacks has sparked calls to clamp down on aggressive drivers. It comes as an armed truck driver charged with tailgating and ramming two...
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Human rights commission says MFB workplace deal is unfair for women, parents

Matt Johnston and Tom Minear, Herald Sun May 30, 2018 6:09pm A NEW pay deal for metropolitan firefighters backed by Premier Daniel Andrews is discriminatory and unfair for women and parents, the state’s human rights watchdog says. In a sensational intervention application to the...
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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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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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TEEN GANG BUSTER

28 Apr 2018 • Herald Sun, Melbourne (General News) by Anthony Dowsley EXCLUSIVE Young thugs on notice TEENS with no criminal records will be banned from mixing with known gang members in an unprecedented crackdown on youth crime promised by Opposition Leader Matthew Guy. Police...
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