STAY AT HOME RULES IN COVID-19

The purpose of the Stay at Home Rules is to address the serious public health risk posed to Victoria by COVID-19.

Andrews confirms that school is the decision of parents

On day eight of Term Two, some parents are still having their children turned away from Victorian schools.

Slow clean-up a setback for bushfire recovery

Communities in north east Victoria and East Gippsland are questioning slow progress on work to clean up homes destroyed in the summer’s catastrophic bushfires.

BUSINESS RESTRICTIONS UNDER COVID-19

All businesses should continue to monitor government advice to ensure they are up to date with rules related to mass gathering and social distancing.

Confusion reigns over Term 2

Victoria’s Chief Health Officer has added to the confusion over Victorian schools by taking to Twitter in a backflip to admit schools are safe to attend.

Confusion lingers as Term Two resumes

As thousands of Victorian children prepare for their first day back for Term Two, many parents are unsure if their children can attend school or not.

Rates freeze to ease farm financial burden

The Liberal Nationals are calling for a freeze on farm rates to support farmers struggling with financial pressure caused by both the bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic.

Holiday-makers deserve refund of campsite fees

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the State Government to urgently refund campsite fees for the State’s Crown land parks and National Parks to thousands of Victorians who have booked campsites for the Easter break.

Expanded testing must include agriculture workforce

Any plans to expand criteria for priority testing for COVID-19 must include Victoria’s agriculture workforce, says Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh.

Scrap Bin Tax increase on Victorian households

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the State Government to provide immediate relief to Victorian families by scrapping its Bin Tax increase, says Shadow Minister for Environment and Climate Change, Bridget Vallence.