Publication: PSNews

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State keeps workplace program on job

A lapsing Federal program that prepares school students for further education or work is to be continued in Victoria with the Ministers for Education and Higher Education committingtheir support.The Workplace Learning Coordinator (WLC) program is to receive ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Queen's Counsel returns to Victoria

Victoria's first new Queen's Counsel in 14 years has been appointed.Letters Patent have been issued appointing 156 Victorian Senior Counsel as Queen's Counsel.Attorney-General, Robert Clark said the restoration of the title strengthened the standing of ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
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EPA gets hands dirty on landfills

The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) says it has reached a milestone in its new approach to monitoring and regulating the risks posed by closedlandfills in Victoria.Since the development of new guidelines two years ago, at least half of Victoria's ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

OPP courts Koori people

The Office of Public Prosecutions (OPP) has published an Action Plan that aims to provide a more inclusive and accessible service to Koori people involved in criminal prosecutions.The Koori Inclusion Action Plan aims to improve access, participation and ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Action, Criminal
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

New rules open window on Councils

A new performance and reporting regime has begun for the State's 79 Councils.Councils are now required to measure their actions against a standard set of indicators of service performance, financial performance, governance andmanagement, and funding and ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Dig deep into history at the Archives

The Victorian Archives Centre in North Melbourne will hold an Open Day on Saturday 17 May.Director and Keeper of Public Records, Justine Heazlewood, said the Dig the Archives Open Day was a great opportunity for visitors to experience thefun of researching ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
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Anti-graffiti scheme makes mark

Community work teams have removed two million square metres of graffiti under a Community Crime Prevention scheme.The Department of Justice's Community Correctional Services partners with Councils and Government Agencies to remove graffiti across metropolitan ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

New rules hit right note for under-age gigs

An overhaul of liquor licences is to make it easier for live music venues to hold under-age and mixed-age gigs.Chief Executive at Music Victoria, Patrick Donovan said the reforms would result in the first mixed-age gigs in traditional live music venues ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
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Police pursue sporting glory

More than 750 current and former Victoria Police members are challenging colleagues from across Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Papua New Guinea at the 2014 Australasian Police and EmergencyServices Games in Melbourne..The event has attracted ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Snap out of it for the Yawn Challenge

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) is asking Victorians to get involved in theYawn Challenge, as part of its road safety campaign.The social media-driven Yawn Challenge invites participants to become involved in conversations about the importance ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Step up to ladder safety

Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) has urged home owners and handypersons planning DIY maintenance or renovation projects over the Anzac Day long weekend to make safety their top priority.According to CAV, 82 people died after falling from ladders in Victoria ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Entities: Anzac Day, spinal cord
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Justice patches Heartbleed wound

The Department of Justice has recommended that account holders on its website change their passwords following the discovery of a computer bug in its system.The Department said its primary web and online transaction servers had now been updated to contain ... [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]

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"Victoria is leading the country in boosting the performance of Local Government with a strong focus on improving transparency, reducing red tape, removing"
"I look forward to seeing the actions of this Plan implemented, and making a positive difference to the experience of Koori people who are served by the"
"Great work is being done in this space across all regions of EPA" Mr Turnbull said
"It is critical that Victoria continues to maintain high standards for locally regulated transport on land and water and remains nationally consistent" he

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New rules open window on Councils [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
OPP courts Koori people [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
EPA gets hands dirty on landfills [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Better platform for transport safety [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Artefacts bring history to life [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Don't let bushfire safety go on holiday [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Justice patches Heartbleed wound [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Step up to ladder safety [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Snap out of it for the Yawn Challenge [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Police pursue sporting glory [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
New rules hit right note for under-age gigs [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Queen's Counsel returns to Victoria [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Anti-graffiti scheme makes mark [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
State keeps workplace program on job [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
Dig deep into history at the Archives [Published PSNews - 21 hours ago]
GALAH gazes at Milky Way [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Trove tunes into Radio National [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Defence pair put on leadership path [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Anzac outing for nation's 'birth certificates' [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Indigenous cyber safety campaign deadly [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Fewer young people under court orders [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Keeping a MetEye on the weather [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Chance to make mark on heritage [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
'Historic' China deal has ABC beaming [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Building trust in the tax man [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Defence admin slips in emergency role [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Environment cuts a 'body blow' to PS [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Cracks in building regional cities program [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Hands up for say on teacher education [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
Comcare joins world safety at work day [Published PSNews - Apr 21 2014]
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