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.

Many more questions remain on the Cedar Meats cluster

The first day of the Public Accounts and Estimates Inquiry into the Victorian Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic has heard there was a significant delay to test Cedar Meats employees, again, on the sole advice of a worker who tested positive.

Victorian students once again failed by Daniel Andrews

Despite repeatedly being asked, Daniel Andrews has today refused to explain why it has taken so long to provide Victorians with details of how and when students will get back to school.

Fail — Still no date for schools, parents, teachers

Daniel Andrews has said for weeks that he would announce any change to Victoria’s COVID-19 restrictions today. But he has once again left Victorian students, teachers and parents in the dark.

Lawyer X trial, under-funded and short on time

Statement from Shadow Attorney General, Edward O’Donohue:

Andrews Labor Government falls short on relief

The Andrews Labor Government has failed to a freeze a number of fees and charges - including council rates and tolls - hurting Victorian family budgets under pressure.

Elective surgery waitlist remains at all-time high

Victoria’s latest hospital performance data shows that in the months before COVID-19’s impact, Victoria’s health system spiralled to its worst performance in the state’s

Liberal Nationals call for JobKeeper payments to be exempt under WorkCover

The Liberal Nationals want Victoria to follow South Australia’s lead and exempt JobKeeper payments as remuneration when calculating WorkCover premiums.

Victorian students should return to school

The Victorian Liberal Nationals are calling on the Andrews Labor Government to allow Victorian students to return to school, together with appropriate health safeguards.

Liberal Nationals call for long service leave flexibility during COVID-19

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the State Government to make long service leave more flexible during COVID-19.

Light up buildings and landmarks blue

The Liberal Nationals are backing calls by Victorians for buildings and landmarks to be lit up in blue as a mark of respect for the four police officers killed in the line of duty.

Carers need more respite during COVID-19

More support needs to be provided to carers and families of those with special needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.