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Firefighters call on Coroner to probe Hazelwood mine safety

The Victorian Coroner will be asked to launch an inquiry into whether the Hazelwood mine operator had sufficient fire safety systems installed before the toxic blaze broke out, as claims surface that critical equipment had been removed. 

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Return to sender

Elvis, the state’s flagship firefighting aircraft, has been axed from the 2013 fleet after more than a decade in our skies.

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Government to introduce levy on bank deposits

Government to introduce levy on bank deposits; Bushfire reduction targets not being met, says union; Victoria’s Shadow Treasurer calls Premiere “one-trick transport pony”; Transurban shuns East East

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Family campaign Cancer work ‘link’

Donald and Thomas (Ken) Johnson loved their careers as firemen, but sadly it probably sent them to their graves too early.

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Fire levy demands

Firefighters have led a protest march through Melbourne, demanding that funds from the fire services levy be spent on protecting the community. Hundreds of firefighters marched to Parliament House on Monday after the fire levy changed to a property based

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