Safety

Women in serious condition after Seymour traffic incident

TWO women are in serious but stable conditions in hospital after being struck by a car in Seymour yesterday morning. According to Victoria Police Seymour Highway Patrol officers, the two women, aged in their 70s,...

Puckapunyal training accident: four soldiers injured

FOUR soldiers were treated for injuries after a training accident at Puckapunyal Military Area yesterday. An Australian Defence Force, ADF, spokesperson confirmed the four soldiers were injured in a single-vehicle incident involving an Australian light...

Police hunt after Wollert ramming

GREENSBOROUGH Highway Patrol members are appealing for witnesses after a traffic camera vehicle was deliberately rammed in Wollert on Monday morning. An unknown four-wheel drive crashed numerous times into the speed camera vehicle, which was...

Community leader training to prevent family violence in the Mitchell Shire

Northern Community Legal Centre, NCLC, has launched a new program for Mitchell Shire women, helping to address high rates of violence in the community. The Victorian Law Foundation provided funding for the NCLC to run...

Police target Mitchell Shire, Whittlesea driving offences in Operation Regal

VICTORIA Police will conduct Operation Regal for four days during the Queen’s Birthday weekend, aiming to reduce road trauma across the state. Police from highway patrol and uniform stations across Victoria will provide a visible...

Investigation into Wollert asbestos dump

A load of construction and demolition waste containing asbestos found at Wollert has triggered a joint investigation by the City of Whittlesea and Environment Protection Authority, EPA, Victoria. City of Whittlesea officers found the waste...

Broadford raid: Border Force, police, ATO officials execute warrant

AUSTRALIAN Border Force, ABF, Victoria Police and Australian Taxation Office, ATO, officials raided a property at Broadford on Tuesday morning. A passer-by reported seeing several vehicles, including police cars, arrive at the property on Mia...

Rail accident survivor shares story with Broadford students

Paralympian and rail safety ambassador Vanessa Low visited Broadford High School earlier this month, sharing her experience as a rail accident survivor and talking with students about rail safety. Ms Low was involved in a...

Encouraging people to report police misconduct

The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission, IBAC, last week launched a new campaign encouraging regional communities to speak out against police misconduct. IBAC’s ‘You have the right to not remain silent’ campaign will raise awareness of...

Mill Park flashing incident: police charge Lalor man

UPDATE MERNDA Sexual Offences and Child Abuse Investigation Team detectives have charged a man following an incident at a Mill Park shopping centre last week. The Lalor man was charged with sexual activity in the presence...