Olivia Shying

Journalist

Police and emergency services reporter.

Latest Stories

City’s first symbol of healing

City’s first symbol of healing

A HEALING garden will pave the pathway for survivors of sexual abuse to heal, remember and help thew community ensure traumatic abuse never happens again.

Scheme to wipe record clean

Scheme to wipe record clean

SOME people with minor criminal convictions could have criminal history wiped under a plan lawyers say is needed to bring Victoria in line with other states.

Mural engages at risk youth

Mural engages at risk youth

A NEW city art project is giving at-risk youth ownership of public places that have previously been targeted by vandals.

Marching forward to new future

Marching forward to new future

The community has been loud and strong in its determination to ensure the city’s horrific sexual abuse at the hand of clergy is acknowledged and justice is served.

Government could move to split CFA

Government could move to split CFA

A Western Victorian MP, whose vote would hold the key to any state government attempt to restructure the CFA and extend the MFB’s boundaries, believes an announcement on the divisive issue is imminent.

Festival takes us back a stitch in time

Festival takes us back a stitch in time

For most, the thought of an apron conjures up images of grandma cooking scones by a nice warm stove – not Star Wars’ Chewbacca.

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