Cycling is about "Safe exercise" and "Safe low-emission travel" The Health and Fitness objective is UNDERMINED if the means of exercise is UNSAFE! This blog STRONGLY OPPOSES certain reforms VicRoads is currently considering: “cyclists could be allowed to treat red lights as Give Way signs. And the same could also APPLY at pedestrian lights."
Also "PERMITTING cyclists, riding cautiously, to proceed past a stationary tram;" "allowing teenagers to ride on footpaths"(Herald Sun)PDowe
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Community Safety Murder Female Aggression 53-year-old Melbourne Woman charged with Murder of 44 yo Female Neighbour in Sunbury, Melbourne Herald Sun April 17th 2016 Violence by Women against Women "Female Aggression, Physical or Emotional is a Female Community Safety Issue" Pete Dowe #VICforWomen #genderequality #victoriaagainstviolence #uniteandchange #16days #domesticviolence #emotionalviolence #VICforWomen #genderspecific #gender-equalapplicationofthelaw
Physical or Emotional is a Female Community Safety Issue
"...(physical) violence is not gender specific. Whether it’s
a man or a woman hitting you, you’re still being hit.”
One wonders how many Melburnians speculated on when "the bad Man" who
murdered the woman walking would be caught such is the
gender-specific approach to violence which feeds such gender-specific
assumptions re perpetrators
found dead outside home in Melbourne’s northwest
an hour ago
ANDREA HAMBLINHerald Sun
A WOMAN has been
charged after the death of another woman in Sunbury.
charged a 53-year-old Sunbury woman with murder. The woman faced an out of
sessions hearing on Saturday evening.
She has been remanded
in custody to face Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday.
The charges follow the
discovery of a 44-year-old woman’s body in Balmoral Circuit about 7.30am.
The mum was killed
while walking near her house in an early morning attack, alleged to have
stemmed from a long-running neighbourhood feud.
Rachel Tyquin was
found in her athletic gear, lying on a nature strip about 250m from her Sunbury
house on Saturday morning.
The fitness instructor
had suffered multiple wounds in a suspected stabbing attack police are treating
as a murder.
Tyquin. Picture: Facebook
Emergency crews were
called at 7.30am but Ms Tyquin could not be saved.
It’s understood Ms
Tyquin, aged in her 40s, had been at the centre of a dispute over street car
Her neighbour, Eva
Maria Whitecross, aged in her 50s, was being questioned by police on Saturday