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Former top cop to ensure Family Violence Royal Commission recommendations are implemented

The Victorian government has appointed a former top cop to ensure it implements all 227 recommendations from its Family Violence Royal Commmission. The former acting commissioner of the state's police force, Tim Cartwright, says his role will be totally independent, but that he will be...
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Uber close to being legalised in every state

The Victorian Government says it's very close to legalising the ride-sharing service Uber, and unveiling changes to the taxi industry. After Tasmania last night legalised the service, the company is very close to getting the green light to operate legally in every state.
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Internal divisions could be hampering Victorian Govt response to Family Violence Royal Commission: Rosie Batty

The former Australian of the year, Rosie Batty, has raised concerns that internal divisions within the Victorian Government are hampering its response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The minister handpicked to respond to the most urgent recommendations from the commission has stood aside...
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Victoria on track to treat child epilepsy sufferers with medicinal cannabis by 2017

The Victorian government says it's on track to treat child sufferers of epilepsy with medicinal cannabis by next year. Several other states are conducting similar trials, but only the Victorians are cultivating their own product.