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

21 Oct 2021

Fast track Freedom Day for Regional Victoria

Regional Victoria must be granted its ‘Freedom Day’ and reopen safely sooner as vaccine targets are achieved much earlier than metro Melbourne. Under the Andrews Government’s […]
20 Oct 2021

Rapid testing needed for public transport workers

The Andrews Labor Government is under renewed pressure to implement rapid antigen testing for Victorian public transport workers, with staffing shortages threatening to bring the network […]
15 Oct 2021

Another horror month for passengers on the north east train line

V/Line’s reliability plummeted to a record low last month, including trains along the north east line. More than a third of regional services were cancelled and […]
11 Oct 2021

Remembrance Day attendance under a cloud of doubt

Victorian veterans will have another uncertain four weeks ahead with the State Government still yet to provide details on attendance levels and vaccination status for Remembrance […]
09 Oct 2021

Getting Victoria’s events industry safely back on track

The Victorian Liberal Nationals today announce a comprehensive new plan to reopen and rebuild Victoria’s events industry and put smiles back on the faces of local […]
07 Oct 2021

Reopen, Recover, Rebuild: a plan to bring cafes, bars, restaurants and pubs back to life

Today the Victorian Liberal Nationals announce a new commitment to give Victorian hospitality businesses a real chance of getting back on their feet.   As a […]
06 Oct 2021

A new plan to return every student to school sooner

Today, the Victorian Liberal Nationals announce a new plan to safely return every Victorian student to the classroom by 25 October 2021. After six devastating lockdowns, […]
29 Sep 2021

Labor’s Department of Health charged over hotel quarantine OH&S breaches

Victorians are no closer to the truth or justice following today’s announcement by WorkSafe in relation to the worst public policy failure in Victoria’s history.   […]
26 Sep 2021

Backing community sport to jump-start physical and mental health

Today, the Victorian Liberal Nationals are calling for the immediate delivery of a $10 million fund to get community sport back on its feet. After six […]