2021 news coverage


3AW, 9 June
Why are police and PSOs not being prioritised for COVID vaccination?

3AW, 1 June
Police union boss says we’re being taken ‘for fools’ by government

The Age, 31 May
Ring-of-steel approach ‘ineffective’, should not be reintroduced: police union

The Australian, 25 May
Keep this serial killer behind bars forever, victims’ families plead

Herald Sun, 19 May
Police not consulted over second safe injecting room

9 News, 14 April
Families share their grief after Eastern Freeway truck driver Mohinder Singh sentenced to 22 years in jail

3AW, 8 April
Entire Victoria Police booze bus fleet expected to be off the roads until late May

3AW, 8 April
Police union boss hits out at ‘bonkers’ drug-testing proposal from the Victorian Coroner

The Today Show, 6 April
Wayne Gatt discusses Right to Disconnect live on Today

ABC The Business, 6 April
Right to disconnect looms as massive work change giving lives back to employees 

3AW, 16 March
Drop A Cop! Union boss faces his fears in the name of police mental health

The Age, 26 February
‘Heavy cost’: Patrols at Melbourne train stations slump as police feel pinch

ABC Radio Melbourne, 25 February
Closure of police station counters

The Age, 27 January
Calls for police to return to Melbourne as COVID response triggers station closures

3AW, 27 January
Police union says it’s time to bring officers home from border checkpoints

ABC News, 24 January
Victoria Police services impacted by deployment to coronavirus hotel quarantine, border

3AW, 18 January
Police ‘frustrated’ by order to drop unpaid COVID-19 fines

The Age, 17 January
Police to drop most COVID-19 fines and hand out cautions