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John Brumby


About John Brumby

John Brumby is Victoria's Premier.

Professional Biography

In September 09, Brumby cancelled his planned Mumbai trip during his coming visit to India over fears of terrorism.

In July 2010, Brumby and Indian community leaders in Australia have welcomed the first use of race-hate laws after Victorian police charged two men with inciting racial hatred during a 45-minute drunken assault on an Indian student on a bus.

John Brumby in News

Australia 'failed' India in resolving racial violence row during Gillard's visit: WikiLeaks
The then Australian Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard's visit to India in 2009 during a spate of racial attacks on Indian students in Australia was a "wasted opportunity", as it failed to quell the rising tide of anger in the country over the assaults, whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has revealed.

Ground to be named after Shane Warne
Australian bowling legend Shane Warne will get a ground named after him in Melbourne.

Over 55% Victorians say 'violence against Indians racially motivated'
A city-wide crime survey has found that over 55 per cent of Victorians believe that violence was racially motivated in Australia, adding that a series of attacks on Indian students has created diplomatic tensions.

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