ABC News - Victoria 'Fagin's Law' to target adults who get kids to commit crimes 2016-12-04T20:34:32.000000Z The Victorian Government will seek to introduce legislation that targets adults procuring children to do their criminal "dirty work", dubbed Fagin's Law after the antagonist in the Charles Dickens novel Oliver Twist. Harassment of female runners a gendered issue with no simple solution 2016-12-04T19:02:42.000000Z Honking, catcalls, following and sexual propositions — these are just some of the intrusions women risk having to put up with when they lace up their shoes and go for a run. South Sudanese 'constantly stopped' by police due to Apex stigma 2016-12-03T23:45:26.000000Z The term Apex gang is being used like a "dog whistle" to stigmatise the South Sudanese community in Victoria, a legal expert says, while one university-educated youth worker says he has been pulled over by police and asked for his registration papers. Australians, not migrants, committing most Victorian youth crime 2016-12-03T23:45:26.000000Z Police statistics show the majority of violent youth crimes in Victoria are committed by Australians not migrants, despite commentary to the contrary. 'Unprecedented': Victoria to boost police force by 20 per cent 2016-12-03T23:27:35.000000Z Amid a rise in carjackings and aggravated burglaries across Melbourne, $2 billion will be spent recruiting frontline and specialist Victorian police in what the Government labels the biggest investment in the force's history. Thunderstorm asthma advice issued as storms loom 2016-12-03T22:22:24.000000Z Victorians who experience breathing difficulties or asthma are advised to take extra care this evening, with a cool change and thunderstorms predicted for the state. How climate change is affecting the wine we drink 2016-12-03T20:04:05.000000Z For Australia's wine producers, climate change is not a thing of the future but an issue to be dealt with right now. Melbourne City limps to 1-1 A-League draw with Brisbane Roar 2016-12-03T11:35:26.000000Z An under-strength Melbourne City pay the price for their FFA Cup exertions, limping to a 1-1 A-League draw with Brisbane Roar. 'There is a place for everyone': Victoria vows better disability support 2016-12-03T03:15:18.000000Z Victorian workplaces will be encouraged to employ people with disabilities, fund leadership scholarships and create more accessible community hubs under a new State Government new plan. Maxwell fined by Australian team leadership group for Wade criticism 2016-12-03T01:17:49.000000Z Australia captain Steve Smith reveals all-rounder Glenn Maxwell was fined for his comments about teammate Matthew Wade.