Opposition emergency services spokesman Wade Noonan slammed the “low lifes” who stole equipment from groups like the SES.
In the past two years, thieves have taken $25,000 in motor boat engines, handheld radios, chainsaws, cameras, angle grinders and other tools.
SES bosses said the thefts put community safety at risk. - Full Story
Victoria Police has been forced to cut back on cleaning at police stations as it grapples with ''a difficult time of fiscal restraint''.
A leaked email to staff from western region Assistant Commissioner Jack Blayney said cleaning services would be reduced at police stations and other Victoria Police buildings to slash costs. - Full Story
Under Denis Napthine crime rates in Greater Bendigo have soared.
Over 1,600 more crimes were committed in Bendigo last year, an increase of 28 per cent compared to three years ago.Read More
The decision by the Napthine Government to close the underpass at the North Williamstown railway station in the dead of night is outrageous and will likely lead to people taking unnecessary risks a... Read More