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Ambulance Union rejects Victorian government's latest pay offer

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Jane Lee The ambulance union has rejected the Napthine government's latest pay offer in a two-year pay dispute.

DHS secretary criticised by Children's Court

Jane Lee Victoria's legal guardian for children in state care has been held partly responsible by the Children’s Court for the sexual abuse of two children in residential care.

Two killed in smash at Melbourne Airport

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Jane Lee Two men have been killed a three-car accident in Melbourne's north.

Apartment Design Standards draft released

Planning Minister Matthew Guy.

Jane Lee Very small apartments could not be built in Victoria, all building sites would feature large trees and almost all apartments would have to receive direct sunlight under a plan for new design...

Police seize 360 kilograms of cannabis after raid in Croydon

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Jane Lee Police have seized about 360 kilograms worth of cannabis plants and seedlings in raids in the state's east.

Tributes paid on anniversary of St Kilda murder

Tracy Connelly pictured with her partner Tony. Photo: supplied.

Jane Lee One year after Tracy Connelly was murdered, many have returned to the place where she died to commemorate her.

Self-employed dads avoid paying higher child support

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Jane Lee Fathers who run their own businesses are declaring lower incomes to the Australian Tax Office to avoid paying higher rates of child support, Victoria Legal Aid says.

Panel to assess Kilmore East bushfire claims

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Jane Lee Kilmore East bushfire survivors' claims for compensation will be assessed by a panel of lawyers but it is not certain that every group member will receive a share of the record $500 million...

Kilmore East fire trunk

Jane Lee, Richard Willingham, Timna Jacks Survivors of Black Saturday's worst fire could receive a share of a record $500 million settlement with electricity provider SP AusNet and the state government in about a year, ending the largest...

Key questions about bushfire class action

The site of the start of the fire.

Jane Lee What was the case all about?

Black Saturday victims win $500m settlement

Black Saturday, the remains of a home.

Jane Lee, Richard Willingham, Timna Jacks Survivors of Black Saturday's worst fire could receive a share of a record $500 million settlement with electricity provider SP AusNet and the state government in about a year, ending the largest...

Ombudsman to investigate prisoner rehabilitation

Jane Lee Victoria's crowded prisons will be investigated by the state's ombudsman in an inquiry into the level of rehabilitation offered to a record number of prisoners.

Ombudsman to investigate prison rehabilitation services

Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass.

Jane Lee The state's watchdog will investigate the level of rehabilitation and transitional services offered a record number of Victorian prisoners before and after their release.

Government accused of delaying tactics in East West Link Supreme Court challenge

East West Link.

Jane Lee Lawyers for the Brunswick resident challenging the East-West link have accused the state government of deliberately delaying the court case until it has signed contracts needed for it to be built.

Lawyer barred and fined for secretly filming and sexually harassing trainee

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Jane Lee A lawyer who repeatedly asked his trainee to have sex with himand filmed the conversation without her knowledge has been disqualified from practising law for eight months.

Longer mandatory sentences for attacking, killing emergency workers

Victoria Police.

Jane Lee and Richard Willingham Longer prison sentences follows a flurry of reforms to legnthen sentences and baseline sentences and suspended...

Ex-girlfriend of Nelson Lai 'locked up for days', court told

Jane Lee A man accused of murdering his former girlfriend used to lock her in rooms for days at a time, a court has heard.

Man accused of murdering ex-girlfriend 'used to lock her in rooms for days'

Magistrates court

Jane Lee A man accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend used to lock her in rooms for days at a time, a court has heard.

Court told department controlled only 20 per cent of Kilmore East fire land

Jane Lee The Department of Environment and Primary Industries only had control over about 20 per cent of the land burnt in the Kilmore East bushfire, a court has heard.

SP Ausnet suffering 'corporate amnesia' over power lines, court told

Electricity pylons stand at SP AusNet's electricity transfer station in the outer suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday, May 22, 2007.  SP AusNet, the Australian energy distributor 51 percent owned by Singapore Power Ltd., scrapped plans to buy A$8.3 billion ($7.3 billion) of gas and power lines from its parent amid investor opposition to the deal. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg News

Jane Lee SP Ausnet, the electricity company that owned and operated the power line which sparked the Kilmore East bushfire, is suffering "corporate amnesia" over its own policies on replacing power lines, a...