Michael O'Brien on weakened Bail Laws

Revelations today that 80 hardcore repeat youth offenders have been arrested more than 10 times each over the past year again demonstrates that now is not the time to be weakening bail laws. Victoria Police have confirmed that a group of around 290 young offenders are committing the majority ofRead More →

LaunchVIC Grants Natalie Hutchins Tim Pallas

A new Allan Labor Government grant program will help Victorian medtech startups and scaleups accelerate their pathway to market, increasing healthcare innovation and creating high-skilled jobs in one of the state’s fastest growing industries. Minister for Jobs and Industry Natalie Hutchins today launched the $1 million MedTech Market Growth Program,Read More →

Melbourne Grand Mosque - Werribee

More than 35 mosques and Islamic centres across the state will be opening their doors to the Victorian community as part of the annual Victorian Mosque Open Day with support from the Allan Labor Government. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ingrid Stitt is encouraging Victorians to visit their participating local mosqueRead More →

Afghan-Women-Driving-Program - RCA

Women from migrant and refugee backgrounds are learning how to drive with lessons in their own language thanks to a program supported by the Allan Labor Government. Minister for Women Natalie Hutchins today met participants of Carringbush Adult Education’s Women Behind the Wheel program, which received funding through the Investing inRead More →

Mobile using driver caught

Cameras are catching too many drivers who use their mobile phone or don’t wear a seatbelt are being held to account as staggering new data reveals that Victoria’s mobile phone and seatbelt detection cameras have nabbed tens of thousands of people during their first six months of enforcement. The AllanRead More →

on Jeroen Weimar Housing Policy Implementation Head

The Labor Party and the state government is facing backlash regarding the appointment of former COVID Commander Jeroen Weimar to head the state government’s housing policy statement implementation body. 3AW’s mornings host Tom Elliott said he couldn’t believe the news and thinks Weimar’s new role will turn out to beRead More →

Andrew Giles detainees saga continues

Detainees release debacle continues to expose poor talent of Albo cabinet It was panic all over Australia when the Albanese government chose to release, when it was not ordered to by the High Court in my view, 149 detainees being held in its detention centers awaiting deportation. I have writtenRead More →

Brendan O'Connor

Penalties to increase from $187,800 to $939,000 The Albanese Government is introducing new legislation to tackle unscrupulous and non-genuine providers and improve the integrity of the nation’s vocational education and training (VET) sector. The National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Amendment (Strengthening Quality and Integrity in Vocational Education and Training No.Read More →

Giridharan Sivaraman

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the appointment of Giridharan Sivaraman as the new Race Discrimination Commissioner. “We are very excited by this appointment. On behalf of the Commission, I would like to warmly welcome Giridharan Sivaraman to the role of Race Discrimination Commissioner,” said Commission President, Emeritus Professor RosalindRead More →