Bill’s Statements and Opinions

Staying grounded and true to the community’s values through praise and adversity alike is one of my core qualities. And t is essential for a true collaboration that leads to improvement for everyone.

What I do in the Parliament and in the electorate is not limited to what appears in the media or on the Parliamentary records. Much of my work is in collaboration with Ministers, parliamentary colleagues and department heads designed to provide outcomes and solutions, not simply media grabs

06 Jul 2021

Brakes slammed on Melbourne Grand Prix and Phillip Island MotoGP

The announcement today that Victoria’s Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix events have been cancelled is deeply disappointing to all Victorians and […]
04 Jul 2021

Taxes add to rental squeeze, property price boom

Victorians dreaming of living in regional Victoria will continue to be priced out by pandemic-driven rises to property and rental prices unless the rules change to […]
01 Jul 2021

Dan’s only plan is to tax Victorian families and small business – breaks promise 39 times

Daniel Andrews has broken the promise he made to Victorians that there would be no increased or new taxes under a government he leads. Not once […]
28 Jun 2021

Former Labor spinner named in Crown Casino Royal Commission

Explosive new evidence provided to the Crown Royal Commission today has alleged Crown staff threatened Victoria’s gambling regulator after it recommended Crown take action against money […]
23 Jun 2021

Rise in farm theft builds case for dedicated crime squad

Farm crime continues to rise nearly two years since the Labor Government promised to crackdown on livestock and equipment theft from Victorian farms. New data from […]
20 Jun 2021

Build better mental health services, not second injecting room

New and expanded mental health services should be housed in the State Government’s $40 million Yooralla building on Flinders Street in the Melbourne CBD – not […]
18 Jun 2021

No fix for ancient train signalling after near miss but V/Line execs pockets $125,000 bonus

The Labor Government has done nothing to fix problems with signalling on the Seymour train line more than a month since a near-miss threatened the lives […]
16 Jun 2021

Regional sporting clubs miss out

The Liberal Nationals have called on the Andrews Labor Government to alter their 150-person restriction on regional sporting venue attendance, after the limit caused many regional […]
11 Jun 2021

Signaling from 1800s part of derailment

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau’s (ATSB) has handed down its interim findings into the derailment of the Sydney to Melbourne XPT service at Wallan on February […]