Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Posted May 18, 2018 12:18:14 Photo: The change is backed by health groups, but the IPA has criticised “pinhead” bureaucrats. (iStock: lazywing) Parents will soon be unable to buy their teenager a beer or a glass of wine with their dinner at a pub or restaurant in Victoria, as the …

Festival Hall could be saved as Heritage Victoria recommends protection for Melbourne venue

Festival Hall could be saved as Heritage Victoria recommends protection for Melbourne venue

Posted May 18, 2018 08:18:41 Photo: The proposed development would see two apartment towers built on the site. (Supplied) Related Story: ‘We’re being pummelled’: Festival Hall owners say it can’t compete as redevelopment plans unveiled Melbourne’s Festival Hall could be saved from demolition, after Heritage Victoria recommended the 100-year-old venue …

Engineering Manager job in Dandenong, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia | Job ID: 570340

Engineering Manager job in Dandenong, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia | Job ID: 570340

Dandenong, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia | AUD $140000 to $145000 per annum, superannuation, car allowance | Permanent Our client is a global rail technology leader that provides the full spectrum of rail solutions, from the manufacture of commuter trains to the supply of complete rail transportation systems and …

Fact check: Have robberies, assaults and burglaries increased in Victoria since Labor was elected? – Fact Check

Fact check: Have robberies, assaults and burglaries increased in Victoria since Labor was elected? – Fact Check

Posted May 17, 2018 12:56:56 Photo: Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy has tweeted that certain categories of crime have increased by more than 30 per cent since Labor was elected. (AAP: Joe Castro) The claim Crime rates in Victoria continue to be hotly debated in the lead up to November’s …

Victoria seeks to tighten laws after pair avoids prison over paramedic assault

Victoria seeks to tighten laws after pair avoids prison over paramedic assault

Posted May 16, 2018 16:17:17 Photo: Ambulance Victoria boss Tony Walker says the workforce is angry and frustrated about the case. (Twitter: Danny Hill) Related Story: Teen, woman charged, third suspect hands herself in, over alleged attack on paramedics Related Story: Ambulance officer undergoes surgery after ‘disgusting attack’ A fierce …

State Library of Victoria appeals for funds to conserve Walter and Helena Cass collection

State Library of Victoria appeals for funds to conserve Walter and Helena Cass collection

Updated May 16, 2018 05:18:13 Photo: Walter Cass (centre) in Egypt in 1915. (Supplied: State Library of Victoria) Related Story: State Library has ‘never been busier’, as $88m revamp focuses on more space Related Story: Beyond the dome: Discover the secrets of Victoria’s 160yo State Library They thrived during a …

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Updated May 14, 2018 16:12:08 Photo: Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer says strict liability laws would help officers fine drivers using their mobile phones. (ABC News) Victoria Police are calling for legal reforms to pave the way for the use of high-tech cameras to photograph and fine drivers using mobile phones. …

Man arrested after ‘loving, giving’ grandmother killed in central Victoria

Man arrested after ‘loving, giving’ grandmother killed in central Victoria

Updated May 14, 2018 13:58:01 Photo: A neighbour said Karen Ashcroft would be deeply missed by the Maryborough community. (Facebook: Karen Ashcroft) Neighbours of a grandmother who died after being stabbed at a home in central Victoria have described her as a “loving” and generous woman. Police were called to …

Victoria to impose 8% tax on online betting agencies | Australia news

Victoria will impose an 8% point-of-consumption tax on online betting agencies, barely half the rate introduced or promised in other states. The tax would start from January and would raise an estimated $30m a year, the state’s treasurer, Tim Pallas, announced on Monday. Critics of the gambling industry had expressed …

Victoria prepares for drenching rain as Hobart begins clean-up after flooding | Weather

Parts of Victoria were forecast to receive a month’s worth of rain in one day after several months of drought-like conditions, while Hobart cleaned up after the city’s wettest day in nearly 60 years. On Friday, 129mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Victoria, alongside wind gusts of more …