Topic: Police and emergency services

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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Saving Lives With Tatura’s First Ambulance Branch

The Andrews Labor Government has started building Tatura’s first ever ambulance branch, which will deliver faster response times to life-threatening local emergencies. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today toured the construction site of the state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Casey Street, on track to be completed by mid-2019. The new ambulance branch will feature a […]

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Doors Open On New Murchison Ambulance Branch

Murchison paramedics now have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today officially opened the $1.8 million state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Watson Street in Murchison. The original branch was built in the 1960s and was no […]

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Digging In For Broadford’s First Ambulance Branch

Broadford paramedics will soon have the safe and modern home base they need to respond faster and save lives with the first sod turned on the town’s first ever ambulance branch. Minister for Ambulance Services Jill Hennessy today turned the first sod to mark the start of works for the state-of-the-art ambulance branch on Hamilton […]

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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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Delivering An Expanded Clubhouse For Carrum

Lifesavers in Carrum will get the facilities they need to keep the community safe with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to expand their life saving clubhouse. Only Labor will make sure our lifesavers have the modern facilities they need, with $1.5 million to go towards the expansion of the existing clubhouse, which is currently built […]

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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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Even More Police On The Beat

There are more frontline police now than ever before, with more to hit the roads in coming months, following continued investment by the Andrews Labor Government into Victoria Police. New employee data released this week by Victoria Police shows there are 1,544 more full time equivalent (FTE) police officers today than there were when the […]

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Protecting Frontline Police With New Ballistic Vests

More than 14,000 new ballistic vests will be rolled out across the police force to improve personal safety and meet the demands of modern policing, funded by the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Police Lisa Neville today announced Melbourne-based Australian Defence Apparel (ADA) had been awarded the tender for the new vests after a successful […]

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