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GENERAL NEWS

PVV announce our new Patron

Off the back of such a successful first Corporate Lunch for PVV, we’re more than pleased to announce Chief Commissioner Shane Patton APM is now our Patron. Being a Patron

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GENERAL NEWS

PVV Lunch

What a turnout. We had over 400 guests at the PVV Corporate Lunch yesterday afternoon. Over 400 people here to support us, hear our mission, and help us be the

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BEYOND THE BADGE

When the son of Siggy met Michael Yunupingu

Four years ago, Tim Signorotto took his family on an indefinite road trip around Australia. What he wasn’t expecting to find was another family; and a new passion. Tim Signorotto

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GENERAL NEWS

Feather Dusters: 25 years in the making

For the last 25 years, the Geelong Feather Dusters have gathered at the Sir Charles Hotham Hotel to commemorate their time in the police family. Pioneered by veterans John Howes,

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BEYOND THE BADGE

Counting the Cost

Written by Belinda Morrison LSC, 34096.  “Policing – its a tough job, but it’s a privilege as well To see the best and worst of man, the highest highs and

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GENERAL NEWS

PVV runs second VPSO training course 

Police Veterans Victoria last week ran its second dedicated training course for its Veteran Peer Support Officers (VPSOs).  David McGowan opened the training with the history of PVV as well

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GENERAL NEWS

The cop who raised the bar – and now helps others

Original article written by John Silvester: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/the-cop-who-raised-the-bar-and-now-helps-others-20210930-p58vz6.htmlhttps://edition.pagesuite.com/popovers/dynamic_article_popover.aspx?artguid=be954d49-ada4-46d2-b1ca-bfa12dd59a4f If a veteran cop hadn’t been prepared to turn a blind eye, Bob Marmion would never have made it to the Police Academy.

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GENERAL NEWS

‘Nowhere to turn to’: Traumatised cops need retirement support

Original article written by Mark Buttler: https://edition.pagesuite.com/popovers/dynamic_article_popover.aspx?artguid=be954d49-ada4-46d2-b1ca-bfa12dd59a4f POLICE veterans should be backed in the same way as former defence force personnel, a key support body says. Police Veterans Victoria fights

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