Racial attacks are unacceptable in Oz: Brumby

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New Delhi, Sep 24: Victoria premier John Brumby on Thursday, Sep 24 said that racial attacks are unacceptable and the Australia government is committed to provide security and good education to the overseas students.

Victorian premier John Brumby said, "We'll give police more powers and more resources to make sure we get the message out clearly in the community. Anybody who undertakes acts of racism or violence in Victoria will feel the full force of the law."

"There are issues that arise from time to time and we take those seriously. I can assure you that my government and the Victorian community take seriously the trust placed in us by Indian parents," he said.

He also said that Australia government is planning to set up special legislation to counter such attacks as it will help the judiciary to decide whether the crime is racist or not.

Victorian Premier said that the government will keep a thorough check on the private institutes which are providing short term courses.

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