The opposition continues to play games, entertaining and cavorting with crooks, dreaming up policies that create more problems than they solve.
Meanwhile the National government carries on making a difference on things that actually matter, like reducing re-offending for criminals.
Corrections Minister Anne Tolley says the Government is now over half way to achieving the Better Public Service target of a 25 per cent reduction in reoffending by 2017.
Reoffending has fallen by 12.6 per cent against the June 2011 benchmark, resulting in 2,319 fewer offenders and 9,276 fewer victims of crime each year.
‚ÄúThese figures are extremely encouraging, and combined with a 17.4 per cent drop in recorded crimes over the last three years it shows our communities are safer,‚ÄĚ says Mrs Tolley.
‚ÄúI want to thank our Corrections and Probation staff for embracing our bold plans and for all their efforts in reducing reoffending.
‚ÄúThere have been unprecedented increases in prisoner and community offender rehabilitation under this Government, which are already paying dividends.¬† Read more »