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  1. Drug tests on sewage reveal higher ice use in regional VictoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | The Age

    Regional Victorians are using dramatically more ice, alcohol and nicotine than their Melbourne counterparts who seem more partial to cocaine, a new analysis of the state's sewage system has found. The first drug testing of waste water in regional Victoria found twice the amount of methamphetamines compared to metropolitan Melbourne, raising concern about a lack of rehabilitation and health resources available for users.

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  2. Handling of workers compensation claims has been devastatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | The Age

    Being injured at work is traumatic enough, let alone when your injury requires ongoing medical treatment and extended time off work. So imagine how it would feel to learn that insurance agents appointed by WorkSafe to handle claims including yours have engaged in doctor shopping and cherry-picking of evidence so they can deny or terminate claims to receive financial incentives.

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  3. Malcolm Turnbull flags change to GST formula for states, but premiers push backRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Age

    Western Australia has convinced the federal government to consider changing the GST formula but the plan faces stiff opposition from other state premiers who have branded it a "craven" bid for WA votes. And the federal Labor opposition has attacked the idea to phase in a floor on how low a state's share of the GST can go as "federalism on the run".

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  4. 'Portable' long service leave proposed for cleaners, security guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Age

    Imagine if you could take your long service leave with you from one job to the next. Thousands of Victoria's security guards and cleaners could soon be able to do just that, after a landmark inquiry found the proposal has merit.

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  5. East West Link: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull keeps project aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Age

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is attempting to keep alive the dumped East West Link with the ongoing offer of $3 billion for the controversial tollway, but is so far offering just $10 million for the Melbourne Metro project. In a letter which has apparently not yet been received by Premier Daniel Andrews or Treasurer Tim Pallas, federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has reiterated former prime minister Tony Abbott's "locked box" promise to hand over $3 billion to the first Victorian government prepared to build the East West Link, which was sensationally scrapped by the Andrews Government after the 2014 state election.

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