Category: Minister for Police and Emergency Services

New CFA Station For Ballarat West Region

A new state-of-the-art CFA station has opened in Ballarat West to service the growing suburb of Lucas and neighbouring communities thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today officially opened the station, located in the Ballarat West emergency services hub. The $5.8 million facility was funded by the […]

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New Technology To Target Dangerous Drivers In Bendigo

Victoria Police will be able to keep a closer watch on dangerous drivers with new road safety technology rolling out across Victoria Police’s highway patrol fleet. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined the road policing command to unveil the first highway patrol vehicle fitted with Automatic Number Plate Recognition and in-car […]

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Police And Emergency Services Go Head To Head

Thousands of Victorian police and emergency service workers will have the chance to show off their skills on the sporting field next month at the 2019 Victoria Police and Emergency Services Games. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today visited the MCG to help launch the games, which will see 3000 police officers, […]

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High-Tech Tool To Target Dangerous Drivers

Victoria Police will be able to keep a closer watch on dangerous drivers with new road safety technology rolling out across Victoria Police’s highway patrol fleet. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined the road policing command to unveil the first highway patrol vehicle fitted with Automatic Number Plate Recognition and in-car […]

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Tougher Laws To Solve Crime And Protect Police

The Andrews Labor Government is strengthening laws to further protect police, streamline DNA powers and target organised crime and dangerous drugs. The Justice Legislation (Police and Other Matters) Bill 2018, to be introduced into Parliament today, will help police crack thousands of unsolved crimes by removing the need for Police to obtain a court order […]

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Commemorating The 2009 Victorian Bushfires

The Andrews Labor Government will create a new bushfire museum and education centre to raise awareness of the history, stories and lessons of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires as well as other significant fires. This year marks a decade since the 2009 Victorian Bushfires which changed our state forever and were some of the worst in […]

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Australia Day Long Weekend Road Safety Blitz

Victoria Police will be out in force this Australia Day long weekend, saturating holiday hot-spots, regional highways and city roads targeting speeding and distracted drivers. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Stephen Leane to launch Operation Amity, a four-day road policing blitz across Victoria. Over the long […]

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Serving Up Extra Security For The Australian Open

Protective Services Officers (PSOs) will be deployed on trams for the first time to help keep tennis fans safe during the 2019 Australian Open. The PSOs will patrol trams and trains from 7am until after midnight, boosting safety for hundreds of thousands of fans who will use public transport to get to and from the […]

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Date Set For 2009 Victorian Bushfire Commemoration

Victorians will gather for a commemoration service in February to acknowledge the significant impact of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires. The anniversary will be a time for reflection as Victorians remember the catastrophic bushfires and the loss of 173 lives. Many more were injured and lost their homes, with the memories of these events having long […]

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Next Stage Of CBD Security Works To Get Underway

More than 100 permanent barriers and bollards will be installed at Flinders Street Station and Princes Bridge under the next stages of the Andrews Labor Government’s $50 million Melbourne security upgrades. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Lord Mayor Sally Capp and Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Deb Abbott to announce the […]

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