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Prime Minister Dismisses Opposition and Predicts Majority Increase

Prime Minister Robert Lang has said that his party will grow their majority by “at least 10 seats” in next month’s election.

Now campaigning in Melbourne, Lang said he is “confident we will increase our majority” at a press conference in Melbourne, citing the “disarray of the opposition” and “our standing in the opinion polls” as factors.

$16 million prison remand centre planned for construction

The Victorian Minister for Community Services has announced plans to build a new prison remand centre in Melbourne.

Mr Williams, speaking at a press conference at Parliament House, said “the cost, we estimate, will be about $16 million””.

Portrait Artist Criticises Hendrix Prize judging

Portrait artist Terrence Philby has questioned the awarding of the Hendrix Prize for Portraiture.

Speaking at the launch of an exhibition of his own work, Phiby said that “most winners” of the prize are not those who produce “truly creative work”, rather those who produce “dull orthodox paintings”.

Convicted Murderer Claims Innocence

Convicted murderer John Beaumont has said he is “innocent” following his sentence at the Victorian County Court.

Speaking from the court, Beaumont said he’s “been framed by the cops”. Beaumont has been sentenced to 25 years gaol for the stabbing of a security guard last June.


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