Auditor-General slams Labor’s Safety Hub implementation

The Victorian Auditor-General has today found that Labor’s domestic violence Safety Hub implementation has been riddled with problems and critical failings.

Labor goes to ground over more jobs losses on botched tunnel

Daniel Andrews, his Transport Infrastructure Minister, Jacinta Allan, and Labor have botched the West Gate Tunnel Project from go to woe.

Iconic piers closed and left in disrepair by Andrews Labor Government

Reports that a number of Victoria’s iconic piers have been closed by the Andrews Government is appalling.

Is China to bank-roll project cost overruns via COVID borrowings?

In an awkward appearance at yesterday’s Public Accounts and Estimates Committee hearing into COVID-19 response and spending, Labor’s Transport Infrastructure Minister, Jacinta Allan, failed to answer straightforward questions about the role Chinese Communist Government funding

PSOs on platforms mustn’t be a casualty of COVID-19 

Reports today that the Andrews Labor Government is planning to expand the role of Protective Service Officers (PSOs) beyond the public transport network is a potential threat to the safety of commuters and the success of Victoria’s PSO program in keeping train stations safe.

Under Labor, violent criminals are set to score 14-day sentence discount

Today in a Parliamentary hearing into COVID-19, the Andrews Labor Government has confirmed violent criminals are set to receive 14 days off their sentences for following the same COVID-19 measures being asked of the community.

Victoria Police left second-guessing decisions as fines soar under Daniel Andrews COVID-19 rules

Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton has acknowledged the negative impact Daniel Andrews’s ambiguous and inconsistent COVID-19 restrictions have had on community safety in today’s Parliamentary hearing into COVID-19.

WorkSafe kept in the dark for 10 days about Cedar Meats outbreak  

The Victorian Health Department took 10 days to notify WorkSafe that an inspector could have been exposed to COVID-19 at Cedar Meats.

Liberal Nationals call for driver licence action

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the Andrews Labor Government to open up driver licence testing and extend hours to clear the growing backlog.

Labor’s “big borrow” to be spent on 2018 election commitments

Labor’s Education Minister, James Merlino, has today at a Parliamentary Committee hearing admitted that Labor will be using some of the $24.5 billion of “pandemic” borrowings to fund school building election commitments from 2018.

Victorian childcare centres not making the grade

The latest data released by The Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority reveals that far too many Victorian childcare centres and preschools are not

Liberal Nationals propose $1 billion fund to bring manufacturing home to Victoria

The Liberal Nationals are today proposing a $1 billion ‘Bringing Manufacturing Home’ Fund to encourage businesses to bring facilities back to Victoria, grow local manufacturing and boost innovation.