Robert Clark MP

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ATTORNEY-GENERAL

Slow, run-down and costly courts
Victoria's courts slow and expensive - 31 Jan 08
Supreme Court redevelopment delays - 9 Oct 07
Government cuts to Appeal Costs Funds  - 18 Sep 07
Courts: lack of security - 17 Jul 07
Magistrates' Court Bill: court struggling due to inadequate facilities and support  - 21 Jun 07
Auditor-General exposes serious court security problems - 20 Jun 07
Judicial education changes: judges need more support - 7 Jun 07

Inadquate community protection and help for victims
Too little, too late on supervision order extension - 15 Apr 08
Coalition acts to protect community against softer sentences - 13 Mar 08
Sunset on Criminal Procedure Bill a win for community - 13 Mar 08
Classification Bill: Labor fails to enforce laws against violent and degrading material - 26 Feb 08
Infringements Bill: tough action needed on street crimes - 6 Feb 08
Criminal Procedure Bill risks soft sentences due to court backogs - 6 Dec 07
Working with Children Bill: legislation remains flawed - 20 Sep 07
Flaws in changes to rape law - 18 Sep 07
Upskirting Bill: Hulls late in acting yet again  - 8 Aug 07
Government must act now to extend protection orders - 2 Jul 07
DNA database laws: lack of action on forensic testing delays  - 20 Jun 07
Victims of Crime Bill: victims deserve more support - 13 Mar 07

Inaction on family violence and abuse
Child Homicide Bill unlikely to be effective - 6 Feb 08
Government inaction on family violence measures  - 21 Aug 07
"Decisive" government delays while domestic violence victims suffer - 13 Aug 07
Bracks' delay means 500,00 violence victims miss out on protection - 19 Jul 07
Wills laws need to guard against exploitation of elderly  - 21 Jun 07

Corruption and abuse of office
Senate Elections Bill withdrawal risks disputed elections (part 1), (part 2) - 12 Mar 08
Freedom of Information Bill: Labor seeks sweeping cover-up powers - 5 Feb 08
Need for a Victorian anti-corruption commission  - 19 Sep 07
Hulls refuses investigation of Workdirections Australia Pty Ltd - 1 Jun 07
Nuclear plebiscite overturned - 19 Apr 07
Nuclear Plebiscite Bill: Labor playing politics with a serious issue - 14 Mar 07
Court of Appeal rebuffs Labor's Eastlink coverup - 13 Feb 07
Labor axes chief information officer - 2 Feb 07

Undermining Victorians' rights
“Charter" extension creates red tape, not rights - 31 Dec 07
Coroner's dumping shows need for independence - 4 Dec 07
Working with Children Bill: legislation remains flawed - 20 Sep 07
Confiscation law changes in breach of "Charter" - 23 Aug 07


ENERGY AND RESOURCES

Infrastructure shortages and rising energy prices
Answers needed on blackout delays - 4 Apr 08
Rising electricity and gas prices - 5 Dec 07
Gas market congestion charge due to Labor's infrastructure failures - 4 Dec 07
Labor's peak demand failure drives up power prices - 30 Nov 07
Brumby must act urgently on security threat to essential services - 3 Sep 07
Electricity supply shortages  - 6 Jun 07

Lack of effective action on greenhouse emissions
Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Bill: problems must be fixed - 20 Nov 07
Feed-in tariff law: poorly designed and unclear  - 18 Jul 07
Labor states: all talk but no action on emissions trading - 23 May 07
Labor's nuclear furphies distract from real issues   - 2 May 07
National Generators Forum emissions study - 28 Feb 07

Gaps and red tape in energy regulation
National Electricity Bill: federal regulation needs to be efficient - 20 Nov 07


INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Radical laws hurting workers and employers
Hulls at odds with Federal Labor's National Employment Standards - 15 Feb 08
Hulls rebuffs Gillard on Uniform IR system - 12 Feb 08
Brumby backs down on worker cash payments, but radical IR laws continue - 1 Nov 07
Brumby's radical IR laws bad for employers and workers - 30 Oct 07
Equal Opportunity Bill: government plays politics with bad law  - 3 May 07

Victoria leading nation on strikes
Industrial action increasing in Victoria due to Labor's distain for workers - 13 Mar 08
Victoria - the strike capital of the nation under Brumby - 13 Mar 08
Benefits flow from Howard government IR reforms - 30 Oct 07


BOX HILL ELECTORATE

Box Hill Hospital redevelopment at risk
Help needed for Box Hill TAFE after arson attack - 11 Mar 08
Waiting lists show need for Box Hill Hospital redevelopment - 28 Feb 08
Box Hill Hospital redevelopment delays - 22 Nov 07
Box Hill Hospital: lack of parking  - 18 Sep 07
Box Hill Hospital: Government failure to fund main redevelopment  - 22 May 07

Middleborough Road grade separation mishandling leaves headaches for community
Middleborough Road grade separation: Ombudsman's recommendations - 7 Aug 07
Middleborough Road grade separation footbridge needed - 13 Mar 07
Middleborough Road grade separation noise levels - 13 Feb 07


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