The new laws that take effect in Victoria and across Australia in 2021   Source:-smh The start of 2021 will bring some welcome news for many Victorians, with many set to benefit from the introduction of new laws and regulations across the state. Some renters will gain more security from laws that offer additional protections, public transport fares will remain the same for the first time in years and electricity bills are set to drop slightly.   New laws will offer more protections to tenants in 2021.CREDIT: DOMAIN   State Parliament spent less time sitting in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and was often occupied with urgent COVID-19 legislation, meaning some proposed laws have been pushed back to the middle of the year and beyond. Here are some of the new measures that take effect across Victoria in the first three months of the year: New protections for renters Permanent ...

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New species of horn-lizards discovered in Sri Lanka’s Salgala forest- By Ifham Nizam A new species of the genus Ceratophora (horn-lizards) found in the Salgala forest in the Kegalle district in the northern part of the wet bioclimatic zone, has been named to honour a renowned scientist in Sri Lanka. ...

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