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Victoria decriminalised public drunkenness

Victoria has decriminalised public drunkenness

Public drunkenness has been decriminalised in Victoria after intoxication laws in the state were found to have a disproportionate impact on First Nations people.

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The 2026 Commonwealth Games in Victoria have been cancelled

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Australia’s first public egg and sperm bank has opened

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Victorian bail reform flagged after death of First Nations woman

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