Dan Oakes

Dan Oakes

Sweeping changes to tighten state's parole system

Dan Oakes, Josh Gordon, Richard Willingham The state government will introduce a radically tougher parole system in response to a series of high-profile murders committed by violent offenders on parole, following a thorough review of the...

Missing man may have 'self-harmed', police say

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Dan Oakes Police are appealing for help to find a man who has been missing for a year, and who they say might have "self-harmed" in bushland north-west of Melbourne.

'Sighting' of missing Donny gives family hope

Dan Oakes The family of 16-year-old Donald Govan, who went missing from an Echuca camping ground two months ago, are hopeful he might be found after a man came forward to say he gave a lift to a hitch-hiker...