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Criminal cartel proceedings commenced against Country Care and its managers

Following an investigation by the ACCC, criminal charges have been laid against The Country Care Group Pty Ltd (Country Care), its Managing Director, Robert Hogan, and a former employee, Cameron Harrison. The charges relate to alleged cartel conduct involving assistive technology products used in rehabilitation and aged care, including beds and

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Police say Flinders St incident a deliberate act

Police are continuing to investigate an incident where a car has collided with a number of pedestrians in the Melbourne CBD this afternoon. Media conference regarding the Flinders Street incident with Commander Russell Barrett. pic.twitter.com/j7zx0V5fYQ — Victoria Police (@VictoriaPolice) December 21, 2017 Police arrived within minutes of the incident and arrested two men

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Man arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne

Victoria Police, the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), which form the Joint Counter Terrorism Team, conducted an operation in Melbourne yesterday. Operation San Jose resulted in the arrest of a 20-year-old Werribee man in Werribee by members of the Victoria Police Special Operations Group just before

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Melbourne man charged with supporting hostile activities in Syria

A 43-year-old man will face Melbourne Magistrate’s Court charged with supporting persons engaged in the Syrian conflict, following an investigation by members of the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT). The JCTT – comprising officers from the Australian Federal Police, ASIO, and Victoria Police – arrested the man at his Hampton

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Suggestions open for the Victorian federal redistribution

The AEC today invited members of the public to submit written suggestions about the redistribution of federal electoral divisions in Victoria. The Chair of the Redistribution Committee for Victoria (the Committee) and Australian Electoral Commissioner, Tom Rogers said recent population and enrolment growth in areas of Victoria would likely see significant

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Innovation Fund backs second life for electric vehicle batteries

Melbourne start up business Relectrify is launching its ground-breaking new technology to repurpose used batteries from electric vehicles for extended use, including in behind-the-meter household energy storage. With a $750,000 equity investment from the Clean Energy Innovation Fund, Relectrify will develop and commercialise control technologies that optimise the use of lithium-ion

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