Category: Minister for Police and Emergency Services

More Training To Save More Lives In The Water

Victorian beaches will be better protected with the Andrews Labor Government’s $1 million-dollar plan to train surfers to save lives in the water was on track to be delivered in time for the next summer season. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville made the announcement while opening a new observation tower for lifesavers […]

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Keeping A Close Watch On St Kilda This New Years

The Andrews Labor Government is helping keep the community safe with 10 new CCTV cameras now in operation – keeping watch over St Kilda’s iconic foreshore. Minister for Police Lisa Neville joined Minister for Crime Prevention Ben Carroll and Member for Albert Park Martin Foley to inspect the new cameras and traffic measures to combat […]

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Record Police Investment Delivers Community Safety

The fourth Community Safety Statement Assurance Report highlights the Andrews Labor Government’s progress in delivering the largest law and order reform in Victoria’s history. The latest report, released today, confirms the work being done to strengthen Victoria Police, crack down on crime and deliver better community safety for all Victoria. As Community Safety Trustee, Ron […]

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Storm Assistance For Victorian Communities

Disaster assistance is now available for community members and councils of Alpine, Buloke, Indigo, Moorabool, Wangaratta and Wodonga to help those affected by the recent storms and floods that commenced on 13 December. Assistance is being provided through the jointly funded Commonwealth-State Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA). Assistant Minister for Home Affairs Senator the Hon. Linda […]

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Police Urge Victorians To Be Roadwise This Festive Season

Victoria Police is boosting its presence on the roads over the Christmas and New Year period, with motorists urged to slow down and get to their celebrations safely. Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville today joined Victoria Police to launch the 24-day Operation Roadwise campaign and remember the 200 lives already lost this […]

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Victoria’s Largest Ever Firefighting Fleet Takes To The Skies

A 49-strong aerial firefighting fleet has jetted into Victoria in time for summer, thanks to a $29.9 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services Lisa Neville and Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio joined Emergency Management Commissioner Andrew Crisp today to officially launch the state’s biggest-ever fleet, as […]

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Upgraded Radios To Protect Police Across The State

Every police officer in the state will have access to encrypted digital radios by the end of next month to improve safety for rural and regional police, thanks to the Andrews Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced the new radio technology, which will be fully deployed to police across rural and regional Victoria […]

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Better Police Facilities To Keep The Colac Community Safe

Local police will have the equipment and facilities they need to keep the community safe with the new Colac Police Station officially opened today, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today met local officers and toured the new $11.2 million station. The Labor Government funded the rebuilding of the 24-hour […]

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Supporting Victims As Part Of Victoria Police Reforms

A new independent body will be established to oversee a redress and restorative engagement scheme for victims of workplace sexual harassment and sexual assault at Victoria Police. The Andrews Labor Government’s Police Redress Scheme will be overseen by the Department of Justice and Regulation and will be independent of Victoria Police. It is expected to […]

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Delivering Safer Roads With New Technology For Police

New police technology will help get dangerous drivers and unregistered vehicles off our roads even faster, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced that Motorola Solutions is the successful tenderer for new Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology that will start to hit the streets from February next year. The […]

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