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The Border Mail
Conspiracy, cock-up or correctly convicted?killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for politic
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for political traction and while Attorney-General Martin Pakula says he would review any further petitions of mercy based on new evidence, the opposition will hardly take on... Read more
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The Courier
Conspiracy, cock-up or correctly convicted?killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for politic
The Courier / Posted 5 hours ago
killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for political traction and while Attorney-General Martin Pakula says he would review any further petitions of mercy based on new evidence, the opposition will hardly take on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Police killer Jason Roberts: Conspiracy, cock-up or correctly convicted?killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for politic
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for political traction and while Attorney-General Martin Pakula says he would review any further petitions of mercy based on new evidence, the opposition will hardly take on... Read more
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The Age
Police killer Jason Roberts: Conspiracy, cock-up or correctly convicted?killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for politic
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
killer he will struggle for public sympathy. He will also struggle for political traction and while Attorney-General Martin Pakula says he would review any further petitions of mercy based on new evidence, the opposition will hardly take on... Read more
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9h
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Witness's statement on cop's dying words 'could have been falsified'for legal and operational reasons, no further comment can be provided," it said
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 hours ago
for legal and operational reasons, no further comment can be provided," it said. Victoria's Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the claims were concerning. "The allegations as I understand it have now been referred to IBAC and IBAC... Read more
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Canberra Times
Former detectives allege police corruption, altered documents in Silk-Miller murder trialthe Hight Court, Roberts must petition the Victorian Attorney General to have h
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
the Hight Court, Roberts must petition the Victorian Attorney General to have his appeal heard in court. Attorney-General Martin Pakula has already rejected one petition by Roberts – but said on Tuesday he would hear a fresh petition based on the... Read more
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11h
The Age
What were the Silk-Miller murders - and what does the 'false' statement mean?reference to a second person, it's very fundamental."What now Roberts had a pe
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
reference to a second person, it's very fundamental."What now Roberts had a petition for mercy denied by Attorney-General Martin Pakula in March. It is his final chance at freedom, as the Andrews government introduced laws last December that... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
What were the Silk-Miller murders - and what does the 'false' statement mean?reference to a second person, it's very fundamental."What now Roberts had a pe
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
reference to a second person, it's very fundamental."What now Roberts had a petition for mercy denied by Attorney-General Martin Pakula in March. It is his final chance at freedom, as the Andrews government introduced laws last December that... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jane Garrett's allies 'incredibly angry' after Labor blocks upper house bidhad taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarante
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
had taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarantees in preselections. Attorney-General Martin Pakula recalled his own failed preselection battle against former federal Labor leader Simon Crean. "Jane took a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jane Garrett's allies 'incredibly angry' after Labor blocks upper house bidhad taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarante
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
had taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarantees in preselections. Attorney-General Martin Pakula recalled his own failed preselection battle against former federal Labor leader Simon Crean. "Jane took a... Read more
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The Age
Jane Garrett's allies 'incredibly angry' after Labor blocks upper house bidhad taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarante
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
had taken a chance and lost, with the full knowledge that there are no guarantees in preselections. Attorney-General Martin Pakula recalled his own failed preselection battle against former federal Labor leader Simon Crean. "Jane took a... Read more
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6d
The Age
Same-sex marriage 'yes' vote: How social media reactedMP (@JaalaPulford) November 14, 2017 They split the difference @philquin. Terr
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
MP (@JaalaPulford) November 14, 2017 They split the difference @philquin. Terrific result pic.twitter.com/et8QAB6lLI— Martin Pakula (@MartinPakulaMP) November 14, 2017 Government agencies such as the Environment Protection Authority also... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Same-sex marriage 'yes' vote: How social media reactedMP (@JaalaPulford) November 14, 2017 They split the difference @philquin. Terr
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
MP (@JaalaPulford) November 14, 2017 They split the difference @philquin. Terrific result pic.twitter.com/et8QAB6lLI— Martin Pakula (@MartinPakulaMP) November 14, 2017 Government agencies such as the Environment Protection Authority also... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Undoing the blame and shame': Children charged with needing protection call for apologyremoval of the injustice, and for me it means an acknowledgement that it wasn't
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
removal of the injustice, and for me it means an acknowledgement that it wasn't my crime," she said. The Attorney-General, Martin Pakula, said no one should have a criminal record as a result of being removed from their home as a child. "In July,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Life expectancy rule for euthanasia halvedbill needs the support of at least 21 MPs in Victorian Parliament's upper house
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
bill needs the support of at least 21 MPs in Victorian Parliament's upper house, which has 40 members. Attorney-General Martin Pakula​ said none of the amendments undermined the bill's integrity. "But they have been deeply considered. They are... Read more
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Herald Sun
Deadly attack revealed on CCTVjailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before bec
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
jailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before becoming eligible for parole. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said there had now been two cases where prosecutors decided the 10-year minimum “wasn’t applicable given the... Read more
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10d
Sky News Australia
Father urges changes to one-punch lawsbe re-worked. 'Once we get the legislation right, maybe we can get a deterrent
Sky News Australia / Posted 10 days ago
be re-worked. 'Once we get the legislation right, maybe we can get a deterrent put in place.' Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula said it was the second one-punch case where prosecutors had determined the legislation did not apply. 'We will... Read more
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11d
Daily Telegraph
Coward’s deadly attack revealed on CCTVjailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before bec
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
jailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before becoming eligible for parole. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said there had now been two cases where prosecutors decided the 10-year minimum “wasn’t applicable given the... Read more
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News.com.au
Coward’s deadly attack revealed on CCTVjailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before bec
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
jailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before becoming eligible for parole. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said there had now been two cases where prosecutors decided the 10-year minimum “wasn’t applicable given the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Coward’s deadly attack revealed on CCTVjailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before bec
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 11 days ago
jailed for a maximum of eight years but must serve just five of that before becoming eligible for parole. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said there had now been two cases where prosecutors decided the 10-year minimum “wasn’t applicable given the... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
Patrick Cronin's family say he should be remembered for helping his matenot done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social viol
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social violence," Ms O'Halloran said. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the state government would work with the Office of Public Prosecutions to determine whether the one-punch... Read more
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The Border Mail
'He should be remembered for helping his mate'not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social viol
The Border Mail / Posted 11 days ago
not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social violence," Ms O'Halloran said. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the state government would work with the Office of Public Prosecutions to determine whether the one-punch... Read more
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The Courier
'He should be remembered for helping his mate'not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social viol
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social violence," Ms O'Halloran said. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the state government would work with the Office of Public Prosecutions to determine whether the one-punch... Read more
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The Age
Patrick Cronin's family say he should be remembered for helping his matenot done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social viol
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social violence," Ms O'Halloran said. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the state government would work with the Office of Public Prosecutions to determine whether the one-punch... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Patrick Cronin's family say he should be remembered for helping his matenot done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social viol
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
not done. There are still too many lives cut short each year due to social violence," Ms O'Halloran said. Attorney-General Martin Pakula said the state government would work with the Office of Public Prosecutions to determine whether the one-punch... Read more
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13d
Canberra Times
Sheik's $91 million loss shows money can't buy a Melbourne Cup win gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicini
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicinity, and an elated Victorian racing minister Martin Pakula squeezing past CBD after backing his first winner on the track. While the merger with Harry Boon's Tatts drags... Read more
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The Age
Sheik's $91 million loss shows money can't buy a Melbourne Cup win gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicini
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicinity, and an elated Victorian racing minister Martin Pakula squeezing past CBD after backing his first winner on the track. While the merger with Harry Boon's Tatts drags... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Sheik's $91 million loss shows money can't buy a Melbourne Cup win gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicini
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicinity, and an elated Victorian racing minister Martin Pakula squeezing past CBD after backing his first winner on the track. While the merger with Harry Boon's Tatts drags... Read more
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WA Today
Sheik's $91 million loss shows money can't buy a Melbourne Cup wingaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicini
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
gaming minister Marlene Kairouz trying to be nice to any Irishmen in the vicinity, and an elated Victorian racing minister Martin Pakula squeezing past CBD after backing his first winner on the track. While the merger with Harry Boon's Tatts drags... Read more
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WA Today
Emergency talks after 150 years: Reserves set for Melbourne Cupthe only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
the only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC officials and the state's racing minister Martin Pakula believe that it is time the long-held convention of no emergencies ended. Sam McClure is joined by Sportsbet's... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Calls to make Melbourne Cup a public holidayall the pubs are chock-a-block,' she told AAP. 'They may as well make it a nat
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
all the pubs are chock-a-block,' she told AAP. 'They may as well make it a national day off.' Victorian Racing Minister Martin Pakula embraced the idea. 'The productivity around the country at 3.20pm is not that great anyway,' he said. 'They... Read more
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The North West Star
Emergencies set for Melbourne Cup - at last!the only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
the only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC officials and the state's racing minister Martin Pakula believe that it is time the long-held convention of no emergencies ended. It's believed the debate about... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Melbourne Cup will have emergencies from 2018 onwards, ending 150-year traditionthe only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
the only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC officials and the state's racing minister Martin Pakula believe that it is time the long-held convention of no emergencies ended. Sam McClure is joined by Sportsbet's... Read more
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The Age
Melbourne Cup will have emergencies from 2018 onwards, ending 150-year traditionthe only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
the only major race in Australia not to have reserve runners. Some senior VRC officials and the state's racing minister Martin Pakula believe that it is time the long-held convention of no emergencies ended. Sam McClure is joined by Sportsbet's... Read more
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Perth Now
'Silly' that race should stop nation: Gaiall the pubs are chock-a-block," she told AAP. "They may as well make it a nat
Perth Now / Posted 15 days ago
all the pubs are chock-a-block," she told AAP. "They may as well make it a national day off." Victorian Racing Minister Martin Pakula embraced the idea. "The productivity around the country at 3.20pm is not that great anyway," he said. "They... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Silly’ that race should stop nation: Gaiall the pubs are chock-a-block," she told AAP. "They may as well make it a nat
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
all the pubs are chock-a-block," she told AAP. "They may as well make it a national day off." Victorian Racing Minister Martin Pakula embraced the idea. "The productivity around the country at 3.20pm is not that great anyway," he said. "They... Read more
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