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Liberal Nationals to introduce family violence mandatory minimum jail sentences

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

A Liberal Nationals Government will extend mandatory minimum jail sentences to family violence offenders. Daniel Andrews failed record on law and order speaks for itself. Labor’s approach…

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Family Violence Safety Notices

Sunday, 16 September 2018

When it comes to police dealing with family violence and protecting victims, every minute counts. That’s why a Liberal Nationals Government will introduce legislation allowing attending…

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Family violence strangulation laws

Sunday, 26 August 2018

There is no single solution to something as complex as family violence but stronger sentencing laws will put offenders behind bars for longer and send a strong message of zero tolerance.…

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Acknowledging the Victims of Child Abuse

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

It’s important to acknowledge the courage of those victims who came before the landmark Victorian Parliamentary Betrayal of Trust Inquiry that I had the privilege to Chair as well as the…

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Taking action against family violence – The Right to Ask, Right to Know Scheme

Monday, 25 June 2018

A Liberal Nationals Government will introduce a Family Violence Disclosure Scheme that will give Victorians the right to ask and the right to know about any history of violent criminal offences of a…

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Report of the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor

Thursday, 10 May 2018

The Report of the Family Violence Reform Implementation Monitor shows that despite a massive increase in extra funding, actual outcomes have not improved. The report reveals that the ambitions of…

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Another Malmsbury attack

Thursday, 25 January 2018

There was another violent attack on a female staffer who was knocked unconscious at Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre last night. On radio this morning, Corrections Minister Gayle Tierney said these…

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Witness coercion allegation by senior Andrews Government bureaucrats

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Today the Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee has referred to the Ombudsman allegations of witness coercion involving senior Andrews Government bureaucrats. The Committee…

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Labor votes against public safety

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Today, the Labor Party voted in the Legislative Council against measures to keep the community safe. The Liberal Nationals Bill to amend the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 aimed to…

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Sentencing reform

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Reports a man who married a 14-year-old child bride in a secret Islamic ceremony has received a minimum sentence of 12 months shows the sentencing system needs urgent review. The scale of the…

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Family Violence

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

The funding announced by Daniel Andrews for family violence largely centres on bureaucratic elements such as training costs, planning, strategy development and agency co-ordination. Creating a…

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Premier’s looking like a fraud

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Daniel Andrews is starting to look like a fraud on how genuine he is on combatting family violence. There are two incidences this week where Daniel Andrews has squibbed it on family violence.…

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