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Submission To Landmark Inquiry Highlights Gaps In System

Our submission to the #familyviolence RC identifies 10 gaps in the system for investigation. #springst Read it here http://t.co/8a87c6DmTJ
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Medicinal Cannabis – Public Consultations | Victorian Law Reform Commission

The Victorian Law Reform Commission is holding public consultations for its review of the laws relating to medicinal cannabis.
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Former OPI boss Michael Strong to investigate bullying claims against Adem ... - The Age

Former OPI boss Michael Strong to investigate bullying claims against Adem ... - The Age | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
Former Office of Police Integrity boss Michael Strong will lead the investigation into bullying allegations against a Victorian Labor MP.
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Victorian parliamentary inquiry into end-of-life choices a sign of progress - The Age

Victorian parliamentary inquiry into end-of-life choices a sign of progress - The Age | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
Broad support will let community have a say on care and laws for people to make informed decisions about life and death.
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The Port of Melbourne will be leased for half a century under new plans ... - Herald Sun

The Port of Melbourne will be leased for half a century under new plans ... - Herald Sun | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
THE Port of Melbourne will be leased for at least 50 years under a plan to secure billions of dollars for road and rail projects.
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Victoria's Building Regulation Mess - Sourceable

Victoria's Building Regulation Mess - Sourceable | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
Despite botched attempts at reform, Victoria's system of building regulation has many problems.
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This is the hidden potential killer in Australian buildings - ABC Online

This is the hidden potential killer in Australian buildings - ABC Online | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
Thirteen floors of a Melbourne building went up in flames within 15 minutes thanks to cheap cladding covering the building that doesn't meet Australian standards, and it's potentially been used on thousands of buildings in Australia.
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Federal Government providing $150m for M80 upgrade in Melbourne's west - ABC Online

Federal Government providing $150m for M80 upgrade in Melbourne's west - ABC Online | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
The Federal Government is moving on from the dispute over the cancelled East West Link road project, by promising $150 million to finish an upgrade of the M80 Ring Road in Melbourne's west.
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Nurses in talks on violence - Sunraysia Daily

NURSES’ union officials have visited Mildura Base Hospital for talks on occupational­ violence and other issues.
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VAGO - Technical and Further Education Institutes: 2014 Audit Snapshot

Victorian Auditor-General's report on VAGO - Technical and Further Education Institutes: 2014 Audit Snapshot, tabled 28 May 2015. This report details the ...
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'Systemic deficiencies': Auditor-General slams DHHS child protection failures

'Systemic deficiencies': Auditor-General slams DHHS child protection failures | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
The Victorian government simply "does not know" whether millions of dollars being spent on early-intervention services for at-risk children are being properly spent, the Auditor-General has found.
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VAGO - Universities: 2014 Audit Snapshot

Victorian Auditor-General's report on Universities: 2014 Audit Snapshot, tabled 27 May 2015. This report details the outcomes of the 2014 financial audits of the ...
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Minister stood down over allegations of misconduct made by chief of staff - The Age

Minister stood down over allegations of misconduct made by chief of staff - The Age | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
A Victorian government minister has been stood down from cabinet and faces the sack amid allegations of systemic bullying, abuse and intimidation.
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New Data on Reoffending in Victoria | The Sentencing Advisory Council

New Data on Reoffending in Victoria | The Sentencing Advisory Council | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
Less than half of all people sentenced in Victorian courts reoffended over the next decade.
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Tony Abbott Leaves Students $30 Billion Worse Off

Tony Abbott Leaves Students $30 Billion Worse Off - http://t.co/Qw8XIuM6pZ #springst
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$60 million written off on value of inefficient TAFE computing system - The Age

An IT system used by Victorian TAFE colleges has plummeted in value amid the latest report of massive financial losses in the sector.
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Budget's $45m slush fund for MPs is an unethical use of public money - The Conversation AU

Budget's $45m slush fund for MPs is an unethical use of public money - The Conversation AU | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
'Better Communities' funding is supposedly non-partisan: every electorate gets $300,000 for local projects. But only incumbent MPs have a say in this spending and 60% of them are government members.
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Vic MP avoids parliament after bully claim - 9news.com.au

Victoria's Small Business Minister Adem Somyurek has officially gone "on leave" since being accused of intimidation by his own chief of staff.
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Victoria's child protection services struggle with huge increase in demand - ABC Online

Victoria's child protection services struggle with huge increase in demand - ABC Online | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
A 92 per cent increase in children referred to Victoria's child protection services since 2008 has placed great strain on support agencies, the state's auditor-general reports.
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Victoria tables Port of Melbourne lease proposal - Australasian Transport News

Victoria tables Port of Melbourne lease proposal - Australasian Transport News | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
VTA says enabling legislation is a step in the right direction for gateway
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Victoria's Building Regulation Failing Consumers: VAGO - Sourceable

Victoria's Building Regulation Failing Consumers: VAGO - Sourceable | Victorian Public Sector | Scoop.it
The construction industry regulation system in Victoria is failing to protect consumers, a damning new report has found.
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VAGO - Victoria’s Consumer Protection Framework for Building Construction

Victorian Auditor-General's report on VAGO - Victoria's Consumer Protection Framework for Building Construction, tabled 28 May 2015. This audit assessed ...
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Victoria's Building Regulation Failing Consumers: VAGO - Sourceable

Sourceable Victoria's Building Regulation Failing Consumers: VAGO Sourceable Unveiling its latest report, the Victorian Auditor-General's Office found 'critical weaknesses' in the state's consumer protection framework for building industry...
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Unis slapped down for flying high - The Australian

Victorian universities have been told to get their travel expenses and arrangements in order by the Victorian Auditor General after his annual report found the state’s eight universities spent $137 million on travel in 2014, but there were no sound...
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VAGO - Early Intervention Services for Vulnerable Children and Families

Victorian Auditor-General's report on Early Intervention Services for Vulnerable Children and Families, tabled 27 May 2015. The objective of this audit was to ...
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