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

02 Nov 2020
Victoria must become the place to holiday

Victoria must become the place to holiday

The Liberal Nationals plan to get tourism back to work calls on the State Government to establish a dedicated $300 million Victorian Tourism Fund to support tourism operators to recover and promote local tourism.
01 Nov 2020
Liberal Nationals release new plan to get Victorians back to work and back in business

Liberal Nationals release new plan to get Victorians back to work and back in business

Victoria has been the hardest hit state in the country due to the Andrews Labor Government’s failures in hotel quarantine which caused the state’s second wave. The Liberal Nationals have released a blueprint to get people and state back to work and back in business.
30 Oct 2020
Brewers, winemakers win after Labor backflip on bureaucratic bungle

Brewers, winemakers win after Labor backflip on bureaucratic bungle

The Andrews Labor Government has bowed to pressure from the Liberal Nationals to allow brewers, winemakers and other hospitality businesses to access the Licensed Venue Hospitality Fund.
30 Oct 2020
Labor fails to protect forest firefighters and country communities

Labor fails to protect forest firefighters and country communities

In the Victorian Parliament this week, the Andrews Labor Government had to make changes to legislation in order to fix holes in its new fire services reforms in relation to new Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) fire districts.
28 Oct 2020
Labor’s half a million dollar environment grant wasted on liquidated company

Labor’s half a million dollar environment grant wasted on liquidated company

A company that was granted $500,000 in taxpayer funds to be the face of the Andrews Labor Government’s waste and recycling efforts is now in liquidation.
26 Oct 2020
Victoria falls again in State of the States economic rankings

Victoria falls again in State of the States economic rankings

The State of the States Economic Performance Report released today by CommSec shows that Victoria continues to go backwards compared to other Australian states. Victoria has fallen to third overall, trailing behind both Tasmania and the Australian Capital Territory.
26 Oct 2020
Labor’s handpicked CEO exposed at IBAC

Labor’s handpicked CEO exposed at IBAC

IBAC has today heard shocking allegations of $420,000 in potentially illegal payments to Labor’s V/Line CEO, James Pinder.
22 Oct 2020
Lisa Neville must come clean over her role in hotel quarantine disaster

Lisa Neville must come clean over her role in hotel quarantine disaster

Lisa Neville must come clean to the hotel quarantine inquiry about exactly what was discussed between her and a member of Daniel Andrews’ private office during the crucial period when the use of private security was being decided.
20 Oct 2020
Murray Basin Rail transformation in tatters under Labor

Murray Basin Rail transformation in tatters under Labor

Today’s release of the revised business case for the Murray Basin Rail Project confirms the Andrews Labor Government never intended to complete the transformation of Victoria’s freight rail network.