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VICTORIA’S sheriff is coming to find you…

VICTORIA’S sheriff is coming to find you if you’re one of the fine evaders who owe more than $1.5 billion in outstanding warrants.

Sheriff figures shows Knox the worst in the east for unpaid fines

KNOX City Council residents owe more money to the Sheriff that any other municipality in the east although Monash and Yarra Ranges residents are not far behind.

Knox at $50.14m, owes almost $5m more than […]

The ACT is owed $13 million in late fines

The ACT Government says chasing down money for the tens-of-thousands of speeding and parking fines it is owed is a difficult task but it hopes new technology will help.
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Unpaid fines further damage confidence

July 1, 2004 – The Age
The force does a good job of policing the state, but has again suffered lapses within its ranks…..
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Motorists stall on $140 million in parking fines

August 22, 2008 – The Age
Haven’t paid that parking fine? Not going to? You’re not alone……..
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State acts over $1bn of unpaid fines

June 3, 2007 – The Age
THE State Government will overhaul the Sheriff’s Office after revelations that it ‘s failed to track down more than 500,000 Victorians refusing to pay fines…..
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Victoria -Thousand Risk Losing Licences

Mark Russell – THE AGE
June 24, 2007

MORE than 45,000 Victorian drivers are on the brink of losing their licences — and the proliferation of speed cameras is being blamed. The Sunday Age can reveal […]

Car rego loss for fine evaders in Victoria

January 19, 2009 – Herald Sun
THE Victorian Government is struggling to cope with an explosion in the number of unpaid fines.
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Fine evaders in Victoria to be stopped from registering car

FINE defaulters will be stopped from registering their cars under a plan by the State Government to claw back $618 million in unpaid penalties.
January 19, 2009 – Herald Sun
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Victorians owe more than $1.2 Billion Dollars

Figures indicate there are 3,600,000 registered drivers in Victoria.

More than 1.2 million infringements were issued over the period 1 January 2004 to 31 December 2005.
It is estimated that Victorians owe more than $1.2 Billion […]