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Vic prison secures almost $690m in budget

Victorian Greens justice spokeswoman Sue Pennicuik said building more prisons did nothing to reduce crime and the existing prevention and rehabilitation services were failing prisoners and the community.

Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy unapologetic about ‘deceitful’ Good Friday vote

Upper House Greens MP Sue Pennicuik said the new precedent set by the Liberals on Good Friday would have ramifications for everyone in Parliament.

“Once that breach of trust has occurred it’s very difficult for people not to be wary that it may happen again,” she said.

Greens renew push for independent body to investigate complaints of police brutality

The Victorian Greens are renewing their calls to establish an independent body to investigate complaints of police brutality in light of a distressing video appearing to show a disability pensioner being beaten and hosed down by officers while he was restrained on the ground.

Labor taking Victorians for a ride with Grand Prix funding

Victoria is currently locked into running the Melbourne Grand Prix until 2023, and the Andrews Government pays approximately $60 million taxpayer in subsidies every year.

Ducks are still in the crosshairs

Victorian Greens spokesperson for Animal Justice, Sue Pennicuik, says the state’s waterbirds are far from safe following the opening weekend of this year’s duck shooting season.

Media Alert: Greens MP to observe the opening of the cruel Victorian duck shooting season

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Duck hunting 2018: Victorian Game Management Authority slammed

VICTORIA’S duck season will go ahead, despite a damning report into the game regulator’s handling of the season last year.

The report by Pegasus Economics, commissioned by the Game Management Authority, reportedly found “noncompliance with hunting is commonplace and widespread”.

End duck shooting in Victoria now

The Victorian Greens are calling for the Game Management Authority to be shut down and the 2018 duck shooting season to be cancelled following damning findings contained in a review leaked to the ABC.

Protective Services Officer appears to strike man with baton during Merri Station arrest video

THE Greens have called for an investigation into a dramatic arrest caught on camera at a Northcote train station last night.

A Protective Services Officer appears to repeatedly strike a man with a baton while another officer grapples with the man.

Tighter duck shooting regulations will make no difference

Victorian Greens spokesperson for Animal Welfare, Sue Pennicuik, has seen the impact of duck shooting first hand, and says the problem is not about regulation, but enforcement.