2020 news coverage


3AW, 6 July 
Police officers and command at loggerheads over push for ADF help at housing towers

News.com.au, 5 July
Victoria’s Police Association says no planning has been done for how officers will guard nine inner Melbourne public housing buildings.

3AW, 26 June
COVID-19 hotel guards

Herald Sun, 5 June
Second injecting room set for Melbourne

3AW, 5 June
Local police weren’t consulted about new injecting room

9's Today, 2 June
159.485 run

7 News Melbourne, 31 May
159.485 run

9 News Melbourne, 31 May
159.485 run

10 News Melbourne, 31 May
Honouring the fallen

The Age, 31 May
Families of fallen officers killed in Eastern Freeway tragedy gather at fundraising relay run

Herald Sun, 30 May
Eastern Freeway crash: Police raise $330,000 in running tribute to four officers killed in Kew tragedy

The Age, 27 May
Ahead on penalties: Victoria leads nation on COVID-19 lockdown fines

Herald Sun, 27 May
Magistrate Kieran Gilligan blasted for bailing police shooting accused

9 News Melbourne, 21 May
Body worn camera footage shows heroic actions of police

The Age, 25 April
Victoria Police Legacy overwhelmed at response to tragedy

ABC, 22 April
Four police officers killed in Eastern Freeway crash hailed by Premier as 'heroes'

Herald Sun, 25 March
Police union wants state of disaster declared in Victoria because of COVID-19

The Age, 25 March
Police want a state of disaster declared to give them more power

3AW's Mornings with Neil Mitchell, 13 March
Wayne Gatt on Coronavirus preparedness

The Age, 3 March
New laws aimed at further crackdown on emergency worker assaults

Herald Sun, 3 March
State government move to close loophole for emergency service mandatory jail laws

Herald Sun, 2 March
Special clinics to help officers battling mental health issues as part of BlueHub program

Herald Sun, 28 February
Police vehicle rammings still sky-high despite tougher sentences

Geelong Advertiser, 29 January
Darron Macintire jailed for assaulting police officer at GMHBA Stadium

Hume Leader, 28 January
Broadmeadows policemen drag man to safety from Jacana house fire