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Budget Crime and Punishment

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The Victorian budget for 2015 has reached the steps of parliament. 

The coming year – and coming projects – will be shaped by the words of its pages. 

Trains, roads and even the Avalon planes will benefit from the money doled out therein. 

But one point most people will miss are the changes underway in Victoria’s well-stressed justice system – a system buckling under the weight of several years of crime and punishment politics.

David Ross takes a look at what 2015 means for the future of Victorians who catch sight of the justice system 

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David Ross
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