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

17 Mar 2021

Disrespectful Veterans Minister must publicly apologise for this foolishness

In a bizarre, offensive and insulting outburst, Victoria’s Veterans Minister has accused MPs of only taking an interest in ANZAC Day to “get a chance to […]
16 Mar 2021

No detail on ANZAC Day as more sub-branches consider cancelling

There’s still uncertainty on whether local ANZAC Day services will go ahead, with the Andrews Labor Government today refusing to commit to clarifying the rules by […]
10 Mar 2021

Anzac Day rethink long overdue, but smaller clubs still in the dark

Confusion reigns across Victoria with the Andrews Labor Government still yet to confirm a way forward for Anzac Day services. Today’s reports the Government is considering […]
05 Mar 2021

Andrews’ desire to be liked on Facebook costs taxpayers

Victorian taxpayers have forked out more than $770,000 to pay for Daniel Andrews’ Facebook advertising. It has been revealed in Public Accounts and Estimates (PAEC) hearings, […]
03 Mar 2021

Regional Victorians still in a State of Uncertainty

Regional Victorians won’t be spared the emotional, social and financial pain of future lockdowns, even if cases are confined to Melbourne. Crossbench MP Fiona Patten, who […]
03 Mar 2021
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Nazi swastika must be banned

The Victorian Liberal Nationals welcome the recommendation from the Parliamentary Inquiry into Victoria’s Anti-Vilification Protections to establish a ban on the public display of the Nazi […]
02 Mar 2021
Royal Commission report must deliver action for mental health | Bill Tilley

Royal Commission report must deliver action for mental health

For the tens of thousands of Victorians struggling with their mental health, today’s release of the Royal Commission into Mental Health’s final report is not the end, it is only the beginning. Read on.
24 Feb 2021
Farmers bogged down in green tape, as Labor pats itself on the back | Bill Tilley

Farmers bogged down in green tape, as Labor pats itself on the back

Any move to reclassify sheep, cow and chicken manure as industrial waste will bog Victorian farmers down in more unnecessary green tape. Read on.
23 Feb 2021
Lockdown powers causing chaos and despair | Bill Tilley

Lockdown powers causing chaos and despair

Victorian Labor Government demanded a blank cheque, a free pass, to extraordinary powers that they say are needed to deal with COVID-19. Read on.