Operation Betka: an investigation into alleged corrupt conduct by a former contractor of the Department of Education and Training

Operation Betka was an IBAC investigation into allegations a contracted Senior Project Manager in the Information Technology Division of the Department of Education and Training was involved in serious corrupt conduct.
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Managing support and safety hubs

This audit examines whether the initial support and safety hubs that have been established in communities throughout Victoria are providing effective and efficient service coordination by assessing how the department and Family Safety Victoria (FSV) plan the hubs, support hub operations and drive their continuous...
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Fact Check: Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas claims that the State Government is spending more on infrastructure in the state than the Federal Government plans to spend across Australia over the next decade. Is he correct?

The Victorian Government says it has increased infrastructure spending to almost triple the long-term average, and claims the state is spending more than the federal Coalition Government plans to spend on infrastructure across the entire nation over the n
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Fact Check: Is Victoria the highest taxing state in the nation?

Ahead of the 2018 state election, Victorian Shadow Treasurer Michael O'Brien claimed Victoria was the highest taxing state in Australia.
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Fact Check: Is Victoria set to legislate the strictest political donation laws in the country?

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews claims his proposed reforms to the state's political donation laws will be "the strictest donation laws in the country".
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Fact Check: Have robberies, assaults and burglaries increased in Victoria since Labor was elected?

Premier Daniel Andrews says crime is down 10 per cent, but Opposition Leader Matthew Guy claims the rates of aggravated robbery, robberies, assault and aggravated burglary have all risen under Labor.
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Fact Check: Have abortions after 20 weeks increased 39 per cent in Victoria post-decriminalisation?

Opposing a bill to decriminalise abortion in NSW, legal academics from the University of Adelaide write an op-ed claiming that Victoria saw a substantial rise in post-20 week abortions after it passed similar legislation.
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Fact Check: Has train punctuality improved under the Napthine Government?

Victorian Premier Denis Napthine claims his Government has "improved train punctuality".
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Fact Check: Has the number of frontline police in Victoria fallen by 190 under Labor?

Ahead of the 2018 state election, Victorian Opposition police spokesman Edward O'Donohue claims that "frontline police numbers" have decreased by 190 in Victoria under the Andrews Government.
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Fact Check: Has crime in the Bentleigh electorate jumped 58 per cent under Victorian Labor?

Ahead of the 2018 Victorian state election, Asher Judah, the Liberal candidate for Bentleigh, claimed there had been a 58 per cent increase in crime in Bentleigh since the election of the Labor Government in 2014?