Tougher sentences for attacks on police and emergency workers

Offenders who attack police officers or emergency workers while they are carrying out their duties will face tough new sentences under legislation being introduced to Parliament today. The increased sentences will apply to offenders who attack workers including police, ambulance...
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New laws to hit drug traffickers and crime gangs

Offenders convicted of serious drug offences such as large scale drug trafficking or cultivation will forfeit almost everything they own under tough new laws being introduced to the Victorian Parliament this week. The new forfeiture provisions will apply on top of the 14 year...
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Napthine Government invests $15 million in capital grants to build better kindergartens

Member for Evelyn, Christine Fyffe MP today called on local councils, schools, community groups and children’s service providers to apply for a further $15 million in grants for new children’s facilities and upgrades. Mrs Fyffe said this latest round of grants in the Napthine...
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Young People Set To Engage In Evelyn

Member for Evelyn, Christine Fyffe MP today announced that the Victorian Coalition Government is investing $12 million into the Engage program for young Victorians to help them build skills needed for life after school. “I am pleased to invite local community and government...
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Wireless mobile coverage to be extended in the City Loop

The Victorian Coalition Government has reached an agreement with Optus, Telstra and Vodafone to extend mobile coverage to the City Loop tunnels, Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced today. “For the first time, metro rail passengers,...
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Wireless mobile coverage to be extended in the City Loop

The Victorian Coalition Government has reached an agreement with Optus, Telstra and Vodafone to extend mobile coverage to the City Loop tunnels, Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced today. “For the first time, metro rail passengers,...
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Victoria creates 19,500 more jobs in May

19,500 jobs created in Victoria in May, the strongest result nationwide 77,200 more people employed in Victoria under the Coalition Government The Coalition Government is delivering job-creating infrastructure projects to build a better Victoria Victoria led the nation in job...
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Victoria’s economic growth continues under the Coalition Government

Victorian state final demand (SFD) increased by 0.7 percent over the March quarter, and rose by 1.8 per cent over the year, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Treasurer Michael O’Brien said today’s result shows that the Victorian Coalition Government has the...
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State Budget 2014: Better road connectivity and safety

  Building better roads The Napthine Government is investing in roads across metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria to improve overall road safety and access and ease congestion. This Budget will provide an additional $370 million to maintain, restore and improve our road...
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State Budget 2014: Boosting skills, education and training

Skills to secure Victoria’s future The Napthine Government is reskilling workers into new and growing industry sectors, making a major investment in schools and furthering support for students with disabilities. Investing in our schools The schools package supports Victorian...
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