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NAPTHINE FAILS ASSET CONFISCATION SCHEME – CRIMINALS

The Victorian Auditor General has slammed the Napthine Government over its failure to have an effective Asset Confiscation Scheme claiming it is not operating ‘effectively or efficiently’ in its efforts to stop further criminal activity.   Shadow Attorney General, Martin Pakula, said the scathing report..

FIRE SERVICES LEVY: DOCUMENTS REVEAL IMPACT, CONFUSION

The Napthine Government needs to immediately review its botched Fire Services tax which has seen some property owners charged double and insurance companies wrongly charging past the July 1 introduction date, Member for Lyndhurst, Martin Pakula said today. Mr Pakula said the Fire Services Levy..

CRIME SOARS AGAIN UNDER NAPTHINE GOVERNMENT

Crime continues to spiral out of control under the Napthine Government new Victoria Police statistics show, Member for Lyndhurst, Martin Pakula said today. Mr Pakula said Victoria Police statistics reveal offences recorded jumped in most categories – showing crime has continued to rise under each..

NEW PREMIER, NEW TREASURER; LYNDHURST STILL FORGOTTEN

The Napthine Government’s third budget has all butforgotten the people of Lyndhurst. The Baillieu / Napthine Liberal Government has had a devastating impact on Victoria over the last 2 1/2 years, with roads, TAFE, schools and hospital funding slashed and thousands of jobs lost. This..