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Victoria Police’s New GPS Car Tracking Trial Raises Concerns For Privacy, Expert Says

Victoria Police is hoping a trial that will allow officers to directly track cars via GPS will reduce vehicle thefts across the state, but an expert is warning the system could have significant implications for privacy if it becomes mandatory. The trial, which starts in September, will see 1,000 cars fitted with GPS tracking devices

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Ambulance VIC Changes Save 39 Extra Lives

An overhaul of Ambulance Victoria’s emergency responses has seen paramedics treating more critical patients instead of non-urgent cases, saving more lives. Victorian paramedics have saved 39 extra lives and were able to respond to 7000 other critical cases within 15 minutes thanks to an overhaul of the emergency response system. Ambulance Victoria changed its clinical

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Vic puppy laws could limit search dogs

Dog breeders say Victoria won’t have enough search-and-rescue and drug-sniffing dogs if proposed laws aren’t changed. They also believe prices for household pets will skyrocket thanks to onerous new council restrictions aimed at stopping illegal puppy farmers. Search and Rescue Dogs Australia’s Julie Cowan says limits on puppy numbers and a costly enforcement regime would

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