Labor votes against public safety

This week the Labor Party voted in the Legislative Council against measures to keep the community safe and then yesterday the Youth Parole Board annual report highlighted the incredible number of re-offenders, says Shadow Minister for Families and Children Georgie

Victoria’s Unemployment Worst in the Nation – Again

Victoria’s jobs crisis is continuing with latest ABS jobs figures showing Victoria leads the nation in unemployment for the second consecutive month, says Shadow Treasurer Michael O’Brien.

Young people call bull on Mikakos’ excuses

Young people encouraged to apply for Labor’s Youth Congress are still waiting to hear if their applications were successful, four months after the Congress was due to begin, says Shadow Minister for Young Victorians Steph Ryan.

Victoria needs a tougher system for prosecutions

VICTORIANS are witnessing too many instances of plea bargains in our criminal justice system that see violent criminals get off lightly for horrific crimes, says Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto.

Taxi changes drive up cost of living

DANIEL Andrews is doing everything he can to drive up the cost of living for Victorians, says Shadow Minister for Transport David Davis.

Daniel Andrews can’t have his cake and eat it too

ACCORDING to Ernst & Young’s modelling for Labor’s ideological Victorian Renewable Energy Target, Victoria needs 25 times more gas supply for energy

Let teachers teach. Let kids be kids.

REPORTS that James Merlino will mandate that public school councils must have at least one student representative won’t improve standards and outcomes and definitely won’t help a single Victorian student get a better job, says Shadow Minister for Education Tim

High Court decision highlights sentencing fail

TODAY'S High Court decision shows Daniel Andrews has failed to address our broken sentencing system, says Shadow Attorney-General John Pesutto.

Ambulances stuck on hospital ramps while patients are treated in hallways

Talkback radio host Neil Mitchell revealed on 2AY yesterday that at least 10 patients were waiting with paramedics or being treated in the hallways of the Royal Melbourne Hospital on Sunday.

Liberal Nationals Onshore Gas Policy

Today, Peter Walsh and Matthew Guy announced an onshore gas policy that will give Victorians a clear choice at the next election.

Daniel Andrews forcing another power station to bite the dust

THE Yallourn Power Station represents 22 per cent of Victoria’s electricity generation and was due to close in 2032, says David Southwick, Shadow Minister for Energy and Resources.

More power price increases under Labor

REPORTS yesterday that some of Victoria’s electricity distributors plan to jack up their costs by up to 5.2 per cent will add more hurt to already suffering Victorian power customers, says Shadow Minister for Energy David Southwick.