Tag Archives: Baillieu Government

BROTHEL OWNERS SAY POLICE SEX UNIT SHOOTING BLANKS – Sunday March 3 2013

– The new sex industry police unit – created by the Baillieu government one year ago in a bid to crack down on crime in the sex industry – is hamstrung by lack of resources and has not charged any … Continue reading

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TOP BANDIDO SHOT IN AMBUSH – Sunday March 3 2013

– Bandidos motorcycle club enforcer Toby Mitchell has survived a second attempt on his life after he was ambushed on Friday night and his car riddled with bullets at a Melton industrial estate. Victoria police has refused to confirm the … Continue reading

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CHILD DRIVEWAY DEATHS PROMPT SAFETY CAMPAIGN – Wednesday January 23 2013

– A coroner says the tragic deaths of three toddlers run over in driveway accidents has been the catalyst for concerted efforts by authorities across Australia to stop more children being killed. Coroner John Olle said on Tuesday there was … Continue reading

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ARSONISTS: TIME TO PLAY HARDBALL – Friday January 11 2013

– A senior Victorian fire services commander says arson attacks are getting out of control amid calls for more resources to help tackle the scourge. Authorities are probing several suspicious fires that broke out in Melbourne’s north-west this week, and … Continue reading

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POLICE AND GOVERNMENT CLASH OVER ARSON TASKFORCE – Thursday January 3 2013

– A top police officer has shot down State Government claims that a taskforce has been mobilised to target repeat arsonists. Crime Chief Detective Superintendent Brett Guerin disputed statements made by Deputy Premier Peter Ryan at the launch of a … Continue reading

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BUILDING WATCHDOG CHAOS – Monday December 10 2012

– Victoria’s building industry regulator is in turmoil, with several senior officials resigning amid an investigation into alleged corruption and misuse of public funds. Three leading Victorian Building and Plumbing Commission officials have resigned in the past 10 days. Others … Continue reading

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POLICE PROBE LIBERAL MP – Saturday December 8 2012

– Police have launched a criminal investigation into Liberal MP Geoff Shaw after he was found to have rorted his taxpayer entitlements. Victoria Police has launched a full-scale probe into the Frankston MP to investigate claims of misconduct of public … Continue reading

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LACK OF SUPPORT A REAL CRIME – Friday November 9 2012

– Twenty-five years after Victoria launched Australia’s first Crime Stoppers program, the results speak for themselves. Information provided by over 550,000 callers to Crime Stoppers since November 9th, 1987, has led to nearly 14,000 arrests, almost 60,000 criminal charges and … Continue reading

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SAFETY FEARS AFTER FATAL CRASH – Sunday November 4 2012

– The horrific collision between a truck and a train in Dandenong South that killed one man and left nine more in hospital has cast further doubts over the safety of Victoria’s level crossings. The train, with about 30 passengers, … Continue reading

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DODGING A BULLET – Saturday November 3 2012

– The roll-out of Protective Services Officers will continue as police investigate how a nervous rookie accidentally fired a gun on his first day. Armed guards will be stationed at Watergardens, Westall and Boronia in coming weeks. Victoria Police spokeswoman … Continue reading

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