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

20 Feb 2021
Liberal Nationals call for the release of all audits of Victoria’s Hotel Quarantine facilities | Bill Tilley

10 weeks, no charge – Andrews’ hotel quarantine in shambles

Confirmation that not a single invoice has been issued to Victorian returned travellers is the latest failure of Daniel Andrews’ botched hotel quarantine program. Read on.
19 Feb 2021
Greens, ‘independent’, vote to extend Labor’s control over Victorians | Bill Tilley

Greens, ‘independent’, vote to extend Labor’s control over Victorians

All three Greens MPs and the ‘independent’ Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed today voted with the Andrews Labor Government to pass the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension) Bill 2021 through the Legislative Assembly.
19 Feb 2021
Sick and tired of the political fear spread by power hungry Labor | Bill Tilley

Sick and tired of the political fear spread by power hungry Labor

People have had enough. They are tired of these politics of fear. They no longer trust the Premier when he says they are acting on best medical advice. Read on.
18 Feb 2021

Victorian Upper House to debate crisis support for Victorian tourism and events sectors today

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, tourism contributed to 6.5 per cent of the Victorian economy, supporting 263,000 direct and indirect jobs, 142,000 in Melbourne and 110,000 in regional Victoria, comprising 7.8 per cent of Victoria’s employment. Read on.
16 Feb 2021
Lockdown triggers surge in demand for mental health support | Bill Tilley

Lockdown triggers surge in demand for mental health support

Victoria’s latest lockdown is having a shattering impact on the mental health of thousands of Victorians. Read on.
11 Feb 2021
Common sense must prevail on ANZAC Day services | Bill Tilley

Common sense must prevail on ANZAC Day services

After last year’s cancelled Remembrance Day services, the decision to cancel Melbourne’s ANZAC Day march due to the current outbreak from hotel quarantine is disappointing. Read on.
11 Feb 2021
Liberal Nationals call for the release of all audits of Victoria’s Hotel Quarantine facilities | Bill Tilley

Liberal Nationals call for the release of all audits of Victoria’s Hotel Quarantine facilities

Over the past week, there have been numerous separate cases of COVID-19 being transmitted to Hotel Quarantine workers, and even between residents, leaving staff, returned travellers and the Victorian community. Read on.
11 Feb 2021
Duck season shot in the foot | Bill Tilley

Hunters deserve the truth of duck season determination

The hunting community has labelled the Andrews Labor Government’s 20-day season and limit of two birds per day a stealth attempt to regulate the sector out of existence. Read on.
08 Feb 2021
Duck season shot in the foot | Bill Tilley

Duck season shot in the foot

Friday’s declaration of a severely restricted 2021 duck season is the clearest message yet that Daniel Andrews and Labor have turned their back on regional Victorians. Read on.