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Ibac, Victoria’s independent police oversight agency, says it will investigate the Epping police incident from Sunday.
That’s the incident where police officer allegedly stomped on the head of a mentally ill man. That man was also hit by a police car.
The community is rightfully concerned if someone is injured during an interaction with police.
Given the potentially serious nature of this incident, IBAC has determined it is in the public interest to independently investigate this matter.
Labor’s social services spokeswoman, Linda Burney, has commented on a new Deloitte report warning the plan to taper then scrap the coronavirus supplement could cost 145,000 jobs.
Now is not the time for the government to be withdrawing economic support – the country is in a recession.
Prematurely winding back support will cost jobs and hurt the economy.