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SUPPORTING LOCAL MANUFACTURER

Local food manufacturer and distributor Chef's Pantry is ramping up production and hiring 12 new staff, thanks to a grant from the Andrews Labor Government.

SUPPORT DOGS COMFORT VICTIMS OF CRIME

Support dogs are providing comfort to victims of crime and vulnerable witnesses giving evidence in court, under a pilot program being extended by the Office of Public Prosecutions.

UPDATE ON LOCAL PROJECTS

I recently sent out a newsletter containing an update on 28 local projects the Andrews Labor Government is delivering in our area. 

NEW POLICE REMAND POWERS UNDER BAIL REFORMS

Police will have new powers to remand an accused person in custody and bail justices will have a more limited role, under the second wave of bail reforms to be introduced by the Andrews Labor Government today.

MAKING IT FAIRER FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

Victims of youth crime will be able to share their stories publicly and child sex offenders will be prevented from using evidence of their good character to argue for lesser sentences, under a suite of new laws to be introduced by the Andrews Labor Government today.