News for Victims of Crime

Hospital staff are constantly being subjected to criminal acts. Recently three women physically assaulted two security guards in the Royal Women’s Hospital, a nurse was struck to the head and another two nurses punched. Diana Asmar, Health Services Union Victorian Secretary, is calling for hospital security guards to be armed but the Australian Medical Association and…

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Alcohol and Violence across Australia

A report just released, Patron Offending and Intoxication in Night-Time Entertainment Districts, analysing the behaviours of thousands of Australian drinkers revealed that after 1.00 am across Australia around 30% of the 6500 patrons tested had a blood alcohol reading of above 0.1%, with the highest averages in Geelong and Perth. The project interviewed almost 7000…

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