Police Taskforce to Crack Down on “Card Not Present” EFTPOS Fraud

WA Police are fighting wireless EFTPOS machine fraud with a new taskforce clamping down on “card not present” crime. A taskforce will be established named Taskforce Travel to focus on offenders who manually manipulate wireless EFTPOS machines at small businesses to fraudulently obtain goods and cash. “Offenders generally enter stolen or fake bank card details…

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Greens Welcome Inquiry Recommendations for Industrial Manslaughter Laws

The WA Greens have welcomed senate inquiry recommendations into workplace deaths, claiming industrial manslaughter laws are needed in WA. Greens Industrial Relations spokesperson Alison Xamon said workplace deaths are  preventable, after an report into industrial deaths found a new national offence of industrial manslaughter should be created. “I am especially heartened to see that the…

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Legislation to Keep Serial Killers and Mass Murderers in Prison Introduced into Parliament

The State Government will introduce new laws into parliament today, preventing the consideration of mass murderers and serial killers for release. The Sentence Administration Amendment (Multiple Murderers) Bill 2018 will enable the Attorney General of the day to direct that mass murderers and serial killers not be considered for parole or re-socialisation program by the…

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Greens Call For Equal Opportunity Act Amendment and Resourcing to Combat Discrimination: Xamon

The WA Greens claim immediate changes need to be made to the Equal Opportunity Act, following a report revealing a fall in the Equal Opportunity Commission’s ability address discrimination issues. Greens Sexuality and Gender Identity spokesperson Alison Xamon said the government needed to address religious exemptions and promise to address discrimination especially for LGBTIQ people…

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