Category: Minister for Police and Emergency Services

Voting Begins On New Fire Rescue Victoria Badge

Victoria’s career firefighters are being given the chance to choose the badge for Fire Rescue Victoria, to help shape the identity of our new fire agency, while celebrating the proud heritage of firefighting in Victoria. A new badge for Fire Rescue Victoria will be a source of significance and pride to our firefighters, and a […]

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Bushfire Appeal Funds To Those Who Need It Most

More than $5 million raised through the Victorian Bushfire Appeal is being made available immediately to those most affected by the bushfires that have devastated East Gippsland and North-East Victoria, including families who have tragically lost a loved one. With further funds rolling out in the coming days and weeks, this immediate support will go […]

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Immediate Bushfire Clean-Up At Zero Cost To Communities

Victorians who have had their homes, shops and sheds destroyed in this season’s bushfires can have their properties cleaned up at no cost, so communities can start rebuilding as soon as possible. Minister for Natural Disaster and Emergency Management David Littleproud and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville announced today the fast, fully-funded […]

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Bushfire Recovery Boost For Victoria

Recovery Grants of up to $75,000 have been extended to farmers in 15 local council areas in Victoria, to help the community recover after the recent bushfires. The grants are available in the Ararat, Alpine, Ballarat, East Gippsland, Glenelg, Golden Plains, Indigo, Mansfield, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, Southern Grampians, Towong, Wangaratta, Wellington and Wodonga local council […]

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Disaster Assistance Extended For Bushfire Affected Communities In Victoria

Bushfire assistance of up to $1960 per family has been extended to communities in 14 Victorian council areas to help relieve personal hardship and distress. People in the Ararat, Alpine, Ballarat, Glenelg, Golden Plains, Indigo, Mansfield, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, Southern Grampians, Wangaratta, Wellington and Wodonga council areas can now access the support package. Minister for Natural […]

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Helping Victorians Celebrate Safely This New Year’s Eve

Victoria Police will have a heavy presence at New Year’s Eve hotspots in Melbourne and across Victoria as crowds prepare to ring in 2020. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police, the Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Ambulance Victoria, Public Transport Victoria and the City of Melbourne to call for Victorians to […]

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Delivering For Our Police, PSOs And The Community

The Andrews Labor Government has reached a landmark agreement that rewards police officers and Protective Services Officers (PSOs) for their work while delivering value for money for taxpayers. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today announced police and PSOs will receive annual pay increases, increased penalty rates and parental leave, under a new […]

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Stay Safe, Stay Alive This Holiday Season

Holiday hotspots and dangerous drivers will be the target of a Victoria Police operation aimed at keeping road users safe this Christmas. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police to announce Operation Roadwise – a 24-day state-wide road campaign – and called on Victorians to stay safe on our roads […]

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Restorative Engagement And Redress Scheme For Police Staff

Current and former Victoria Police employees who have experienced sexual harassment or sex discrimination in the workplace can now apply for support, restorative engagement or financial redress, following the delivery of a key commitment to Victoria Police staff by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today announced the start […]

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New Technology To Save Lives On Our Roads

Speeding motorists are on notice as new technology to crack down on dangerous driving and help save lives hits the roads. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today announced the first of the next generation mobile speed cameras, which start enforcement this month following extensive testing in the community. The new state-of-the-art mobile […]

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