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Are the fines for lower level speeding offences too onerous?

Are the fines for lower level speeding offences too onerous?

July 21, 2015 36

Enormous numbers of tickets are issued each year for speeding. More than three quarters are for relatively low level offences yet the level of fines is punitive for ordinary households

Is the 9% increase in public transport fares…fair?

December 7, 2011 20

Many people are outraged that the Government has dared to increase public transport fares in real terms. From 1 January, fares in Melbourne will rise by around 9%, well in excess of the rate of inflation (3.6% for the 12 months to the September Quarter). From what I can make out, I don’t think anyone […]