Mental health crisis under Labor’s watch

A damning report from the Auditor-General has confirmed Victoria’s mental health system is in crisis, says Shadow Minister for Health Emma Kealy.

Water for farmers, not speculators

Water coming on to the market should be reserved for purchase only by irrigators, says Shadow Minister for Water Steph Ryan.

Country drivers pay for Labor’s Transurban deal

Country motorists can’t get local pot holes fixed, but Daniel Andrews is shamelessly forcing them to pay for his West Gate Tunnel deal.

Labor confirms broken promise on school asbestos removal 

Education Minister, James Merlino confirmed in Parliament last week that Labor has broken their promise to make all Victorian schools asbestos free, says Shadow Minister for Education Cindy McLeish.

Unemployment soaring in the Hume region

January’s regional labour force figures released recently by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the unemployment rate in the Hume region has risen to 4.0% from 2.5% in October last year. says Shadow Treasurer Louise Staley.

Daniel Andrews broke the CFA but now blames everyone else

Victorians are now seeing the damage caused by Daniel Andrews’ war on the CFA as bushfires continue to put lives and property at risk, says Shadow Minister for Emergency Services Brad Battin.

Labor cashing in on recycling crisis

THE Andrews Labor Government has rejected calls by the Liberal Nationals for a freeze on Victoria’s bin tax until the current recycling crisis is over.

Labor confirms cuts to planned burning

Yesterday in Question Time, the Andrews Labor Government did not deny that there has been a 75% reduction in planned burning to minimise the risk of bushfires, says Shadow Minister for Environment & Climate Change David Morris.

Power cut-offs spike under Labor

REPORTS released yesterday show that more than 60,000 Victorian customers had their power cut off last financial year,

inquiry into impact of taxi licence value wipe-out

THE Upper House of the Victorian Parliament last week voted to undertake a committee inquiry into the impact of Labor’s damaging decision to devalue taxi licences, says Shadow Minister for Public Transport David Davis MP.

Auditor General finds teacher training is being neglected under Daniel Andrews

THIS WEEK the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office released its report entitled “Professional Learning for School Teachers” that looked into the effectiveness of ongoing training for teachers as a way to support better student outcomes, says Shadow Minister for

Daniel Andrews uses cancer compensation for firefighters to play politics     

THE Liberal-Nationals this week reintroduced a bill for presumptive cancer rights for firefighters to protect those who protect us, and again Daniel Andrews and Labor voted down this bill to play politics.