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Victorian Plumber Becomes Australias First Hand Recipient

A Victorian plumber has become the first recipient of a hand transplant in Australia. Four years ago 65 year old Paul Walsh, from Cobden in Victoria contracted the pneumococcal bug,…

Bundaberg Distilling Company Raises Funds Through Rock n Roll

On April 16th 2011, Bundaberg Rum, an iconic Australian rum, held multiple events at various locations across Queensland and Victoria in a bid to raise funds for local communities. The…

14-Year-Old Girl Pimped Out While in Victorian State Care

An investigation has been launched by the Victorian State Government into claims that a 14-year-old girl was sold for sex by another 15-year-old girl while they were both under the…

2c Levy to Address Paint Dumping

In an initiative to improve waste collection, a two-cent levy will be charged per litre of paint sold throughout Australia to fund a Victoria trial that could pave the way…

Drunks Face Hard Times in Victoria

A new law banning drunken behaviour will give pubs and clubs in Victoria the right to rid themselves of drunken troublemakers. The new law, which was introduced into parliament on…

Second Federal Government Payment of $92m for Vic Flood Recovery

A second federal government flood payment will be sent to Victorian council amounting $92m, according to the Regional Development Minister Simon Crean. The second financial assistance comes after the Victorian…

Gillard Promises to Help Victorian Communities Hit by Floods

The Australian Prime Minister has made a promise to Victorian communities that expect to be hit by floods. Julia Gillard said that she is planning to work together with the…