Entries by Tania Maxwell

QWON- Prison numbers plunge

My question, to the Minister representing the Attorney-General, follows last week’s release of the latest ABS ‘Prisoners in Australia’ data.
Those figures show that – during 2020 – there has been an almost 12% plunge in the number of people in Victorian jails.

Speech- Statement on Petition

Thank you, I rise to speak on the petition I tabled yesterday following the stalking-related murder, three weeks ago, of 23 year old Celeste Manno at her Mernda home.  Celeste’s death is another devastating case, among far too many recently in Victoria, of a woman taken absolutely senselessly from our society.