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Curfews, GPS tracking considered for potential terrorists in Victoria

Curfews, GPS tracking considered for potential terrorists in Victoria

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says he is willing to curb the rights of a few individuals to protect the state from the threat of terrorism as he announces a report into how anti-terrorism laws should be strengthened in the state.

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Assisted dying: anti-euthanasia forces launch 'gloves off' campaign in key seats

Opponents of voluntary euthanasia have warned Premier Daniel Andrews "the gloves are off" as they mount an aggressive campaign in some of Labor's most volatile seats ahead of the next Victorian election.

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Premier announces anti-terror bollards for Melbourne's CBD

Road bollards are to be installed in crowded areas around Melbourne, as part of an upgrade in security measures announced by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to prevent terrorism and hinder vehicle attacks.

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Premier announces bollards and counter-terror security measures for Melbourne's CBD

Road bollards are to be installed in crowded areas around Melbourne, as part of an upgrade in security measures announced by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to prevent terrorism and hinder vehicle attacks.

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	Bollards put up around Melbourne to prevent terror attacks

Bollards put up around Melbourne to prevent terror attacks

Temporary bollards will be put in place at key locations in Melbourne to prevent terror atrocities in the city, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Saturday.  

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Premier announces counter-terror security measures for Melbourne's CBD

Road bollards are to be installed in crowded areas around Melbourne, as part of an upgrade in security measures announced by Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to prevent terrorism and hinder vehicle attacks.

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Premier Daniel Andrews slams Islamic Council over 'hate space' for troubled kids

Funding for Victoria's peak Islamic body will be closely studied over its plan for "safe spaces".

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Brighton siege: Daniel Andrews says spy agencies should play role in parole

Premier says AFP and ASIO should have a say in parole decisions for offenders on terror watch list.

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	David Koch slams Daniel Andrews after Melbourne siege

David Koch slams Daniel Andrews after Melbourne siege

Sunrise host David Koch was left visibly stunned after learning that the AFP and ASIO have no direct involvement with Victorian authorities in deciding whether terrorist suspects should be granted parole.

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Involve ASIO, AFP in parole decisions for terror suspects, Victorian Premier says

Involve ASIO, AFP in parole decisions for terror suspects, Victorian Premier says

In the wake of a violent siege in Melbourne involving a man with a connection to terrorists, Daniel Andrews calls for federal police and intelligence authorities to have a direct role in deciding if someone on a terror watch list gets parole.

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Premier Daniel Andrews declares Brighton siege was 'modern terrorism'

The 36-year-old man shot dead in the Brighton terror siege was a father and had only recently married.

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Melbourne terror attack: Premier Daniel Andrews under fire over Brighton siege

Premier Daniel Andrews has been drilled by the Opposition in a fiery question time in State Parliament about why the Brighton gunman Yacqub Khayre was allowed out in public given his lengthy criminal record.

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Soccer a cultural bridge builder says Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

At a time of increasing community tensions, the rise of identity politics and fear of "the other", could soccer play a stronger role in bridging the gaps that are now appearing in society.

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School Breakfast Clubs | Victorian Government

School Breakfast Clubs | Victorian Government

The Victorian Government’s expanded School Breakfast Clubs have now served more than 2 million meals across Victoria – giving children from families in need a brighter and healthier start to the day.

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Premier Daniel Andrews apologises to Chinese community over racist gold rush tax

Chinese Victorians have received a formal apology from Premier Daniel Andrews for a racist gold rush-era policy that forced Chinese migrants to walk from South Australia to the goldfields.

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Unions demand Andrews act on wage theft, timber jobs and disability services

Unions representing school cleaners, timber workers and disability services have confronted Premier Daniel Andrews at Labor's state conference, in fresh signs of internal unrest ahead of next year's Victorian election.

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School cleaners protest makes for a messy start to ALP state conference

Underpaid school cleaners have confronted Premier Daniel Andrews at Labor's state conference.

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Underpaid school cleaners make a mess of Labor state conference

Underpaid school cleaners have confronted Premier Daniel Andrews at Labor's state conference.

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Divide and conquer: Premier Andrews splits Victorian firefighting into professional and volunteer zones

Victoria's fire services will be dramatically overhauled with Premier Daniel Andrews splitting volunteer and paid firefighters into two separate authorities.

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Premier Andrews splits Victorian firefighting

Victoria's fire services will be dramatically overhauled with Premier Daniel Andrews splitting volunteer and paid firefighters into two separate authorities.

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Bring it on: Victorian Premier happy to have King Island

Bring it on: Victorian Premier happy to have King Island

Top class cheese, beef and golf courses — what's not to like King Island? Daniel Andrews says Victoria will gladly take the reins from Tasmania.

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Xi sells peaceful Belt-Road vision, but North Korean missiles cast a shadow

Trade Minister Steve Ciobo and Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews joined world leaders in Beijing to get a glimpse of China's globe-spanning vision.

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Xi extols peaceful Belt-Road vision, but North Korean missiles cast a shadow

Trade Minister Steve Ciobo and Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews joined world leaders in Beijing to get a glimpse of China's globe-spanning vision.

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Turnbull tells Andrews to stop 'partisan sniping' over infrastructure funding

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called on Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews to rein in his 'public posturing' over federal infrastructure funding to the state, and has offered to meet to resolve the dispute.

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Third strike leaves Daniel Andrews' tough on crime policy looking a bit 'botched'

Premier Daniel Andrews' tough on crime policy – locking teenagers in adult jails – has been dealt a savage blow after the Supreme Court ruled the move was unlawful.

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Metro Tunnel | Victorian Government

Metro Tunnel | Victorian Government

Major works in Arden are underway with construction crews today knocking over an old refuelling shed – the first of dozens of buildings that will be demolished to make way for the Metro Tunnel and 5 new underground stations.

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Jane Garrett joins anti-Premier union rally

Former Labor minister Jane Garrett joins hundreds of disability workers and unionists at a rally campaigning against Premier Daniel Andrews.

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Hundreds of public service jobs move to Ballarat

Hundreds of state public service positions in Melbourne will be moved to regional Victoria under a plan to spread more government jobs around the state, Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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CFA and MFB still have a problem with respect for women, says Daniel Andrews

Premier Daniel Andrews has conceded Victoria's fire services have an ongoing problem with respect for women and has flagged changes once a report into the CFA and MFB is complete.

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Victorian Government fast-tracks $100m for state's 'highest-priority road project'

Victorian Government fast-tracks $100m for state's 'highest-priority road project'

Next week's Victorian budget will include $100 million to start work on the so-called missing link in Melbourne's Metropolitan Ring Road, Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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Andrews announces 'sweeping' changes to combat MP allowance rorts

Andrews announces 'sweeping' changes to combat MP allowance rorts

Victorian MPs who are wrongly paid perks will be forced to repay the money under big changes to the system governing their entitlements, Premier Daniel Andrews says, including a crackdown on the second residence allowance and a new tribunal to overse

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Premier Daniel Andrews intervenes on safer bicycle lanes plan for St Kilda Road

Premier Daniel Andrews has inserted himself into a squabble between VicRoads and a local council over bike lanes along St Kilda Road, appearing to pour cold water on a project to make cycling safer along the boulevard.

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Melbourne may get new safety measures in wake of Bourke Street attack

Melbourne may get new safety measures in wake of Bourke Street attack

A public siren system may be installed in Melbourne's CBD to warn the public of impending terror attacks or other potential threats, Premier Daniel Andrews says, in the wake of the deadly Bourke Street rampage in January.

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Andrews government unable to shake off the stench of crisis

There probably isn't an organised conspiracy to derail Daniel Andrews. Not yet anyway; most Labor MPs are smart enough to realise this sort thing tends to end badly.

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Premier, Attorney-General to meet with family of Geelong rape victim to discuss reform

The family of a teenager allegedly raped by three men in Geelong will meet with Premier Daniel Andrews to discuss reforms to prevent re-traumatising victims who appear in court.

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Geelong rape victim pleads with Premier Daniel Andrews to protect minors in court

The family of a teenage girl who was the victim of a shocking alleged rape is pleading with Premier Daniel Andrews to protect child victims from further trauma in court.

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Trouble at mill: Hundreds of jobs cut after Heyfield owners spurn Andrews' offer

Hundreds of workers at a Gippsland timber mill have been told they will be out of a job, despite pledges from Premier Daniel Andrews that taxpayers would step in and buy the Heyfield site.

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Hundreds to lose jobs after owners close sawmill despite Andrews' takeover offer

Hundreds of workers at a Gippsland timber mill have been told they will be out of a job, despite pledges from Premier Daniel Andrews that taxpayers would step in and buy the Heyfield site.

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'Unprecedented': Victorian taxpayers set to bail out Heyfield timber mill

Premier Daniel Andrews will take the "unprecedented" and "unconventional" step of spending up to $50 million to buy a beleaguered timber mill in Heyfield in a bid to save jobs in Gippsland.

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'Unprecendented': Victorian taxpayers set to bail out Heyfield timber mill

Premier Daniel Andrews will take the "unprecedented" and "unconventional" step of spending up to $50 million to buy a beleaguered timber mill in Heyfield in a bid to save jobs in Gippsland.

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Energy security fears trigger action on power supply

Premier Daniel Andrews is promising to keep Victoria's electricity supply "as affordable, resilient and secure" as possible, amid warnings that households are being dudded by power retailers fattening their profits.

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	Victorian Government axes stamp duty for first-home buyers

Victorian Government axes stamp duty for first-home buyers

Premier Daniel Andrews announced on Sunday that first home buyers will be exempt from the stamp duty tax if the property is valued at under $600,000. The scheme will start on July 1.

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Daniel Andrews bleeding MPs: Languiller, Nardella forced to resign over expenses

Daniel Andrews was furious. For 48 hours, Victoria's Premier had been at the centre of yet another political storm, this time involving the self-serving greed of the two Labor MPs handpicked to uphold parliamentary standards.

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Crown skyscraper viewing deck a $35m public benefit, says Andrews government

A free viewing platform on top of Crown Casino's new Southbank tower - approved by Premier Daniel Andrews despite smashing his government's skyscraper height and density rules - provides $35 million of the project's supposed community benefits.

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I wont pay back money: Labor MP Don Nardella

A defiant Don Nardella is refusing to pay back more than $110,000 he claimed for living at Ocean Grove rather than his Melton electorate, despite calls from Premier Daniel Andrews to reimburse taxpayers.

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Premier says former deputy speaker Don Nardella should pay back $113,000

Beleaguered Labor MP Don Nardella should repay the more than $110,000 he claimed for living in Ocean Grove rather than his Melton electorate, Premier Daniel Andrews has declared.

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Daniel Andrews must do more than tinker around the edges on MPs' entitlements

It took a few days, but Daniel Andrews has now acknowledged the deep sense of anger over the liberties some MPs take with the public's money.

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Victoria's Premier backs decision for Speaker, Deputy Speaker to step down

Victoria's Premier backs decision for Speaker, Deputy Speaker to step down

The resignation of Victoria's Speaker and Deputy Speaker after a row over MPs entitlements is the right decision, Labor Premier Daniel Andrews says.

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Want to restore faith in politics Mr Andrews? It's up to you.

Daniel Andrews' piety over the Geoff Shaw expense scandal in 2014 has been replaced with blandness, now that Labor house speaker Telmo Languiller has been caught out.

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Pressure mounts to overhaul generous entitlements for MPs

Pressure is mounting on Premier Daniel Andrews to overhaul politicians' generous entitlements after Labor Speaker Telmo Languiller admitted claiming almost $40,000 to live in Queenscliff failed "community expectations".

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