Family Violence Intervention Orders

My adjournment debate is for the Attorney[1]General. The action that I am seeking is for family violence intervention orders to be reviewed to assess the viability of moving the onus for removing or varying an order onto recidivist perpetrators rather than the victims and police. Without a central notification system, which has been a recommendation […]

Sexual Offence Reporting

My question is to the Attorney-General. The government came out upon the release of the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s Improving the Justice System Response to Sexual Offences report saying that they would support a new affirmative consent model and a new stealthing offence, which is great news, but they have remained silent on the rest […]

Western Victoria Housing Issues

My question is to the Minister for Housing in the other place. In my travels around Western Victoria—recently Ballarat, Glenelg shire, Moyne and Colac, just to name a few—I am continuously hearing stories about housing issues, including people moving out of their home town because of housing shortages, low rental vacancies and rising median house […]

Family Violence Cyber Security Assistance

Mr GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (17:58): (1721) My adjournment debate is for the Minister for Police. The Nicholson Project is a joint pilot between Wayss family violence service and Protective Group. This initiative is privately funded, aimed at minimising the technology-facilitated abuse of  family violence survivors. The way it works is a referral is made via […]

RIP Nathan Warrick

Mr GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (10:11): Today I contribute some very happy and some very sad news, both from within the police family. Firstly, the sad news. We lost a member of our blue family this year—another one lost to suicide. It is just heartbreaking. Nathan Warrick was a great man and a great copper. I […]

Sentencing Reform

Mr GRIMLEY (Western Victoria) (12:02): My question is for the Attorney-General. Attorney, I was humbled to pass an amendment to the Sentencing Amendment (Emergency Worker Harm) Bill 2020 that requires you to cause a report on the effectiveness of the amendments made by this act to be undertaken. New section 116A, as you would be […]