Archives: August 2011
The Baillieu Government needs to stop dithering and come up with a plan to tackle an alarming rise in family violence reports revealed in the latest Victoria Police crime statistics.
The Baillieu Government’s flawed wind farm policy will cost jobs and investment in regional Victoria, stunt the growth of the wind farm industry and do nothing for the environment.
The Baillieu Government should immediately investigate ways to improve the safety of one of the most dangerous roads in Melbourne's outer suburbs.
The Baillieu Government must ensure local content is a key consideration when awarding the contract to produce the new police uniforms.
Students at Thomastown West Primary School will be forced to use demountables while sidestepping half built classrooms as the Baillieu Government refuses to complete works at the school.
The Baillieu Government must support and fund the Kyneton community’s plan to provide kindergarten to high school students with a 21st century education precinct.
Millions of dollars of investment and hundreds of new jobs for regional Victoria are at risk because of the Baillieu-Ryan Government’s lack of support for solar power generation.
Job training for nearly 400 students at Narre Warren South P-12 School is at risk because of the Baillieu Government’s latest education funding cuts, Shadow Education Minister Rob Hulls said today.
Families could be worse off with the Watsonia Childcare Centre losing its public indemnity insurance as a result of the Baillieu Government’s decision to cut funding for occasional care program Take-a-Break.
Today’s announcement that more jobs will be lost in Victoria is further evidence why the Baillieu Government must stop dithering and instead start delivering an action plan to create jobs.
The Baillieu Government has been caught out trying to gag a Melbourne school principal.
Young Victorians wanting to get a kick start into the music industry have been dealt a blow by the Baillieu Government, which has slashed funding for a popular FReeZA program.
Jobs will be lost and students will be worse off under the Baillieu Government’s education cuts.
Local Liberal MP for Mordialloc Lorraine Wreford must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
Local Liberal MP for South East Metropolitan Inga Peulich must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
Local Liberal MP for Carrum Donna Bauer must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
Community centres which have had their Take-a-Break funding cut by the Baillieu Government have been left reeling following news that without the program their insurance bills will skyrocket.
The Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder has conceded the Kinglake Ranges does not have adequate public transport, despite axeing the Kinglake-Whittlesea Community Bus Service.
The Baillieu Government’s move to tighten eligibility for school bus subsidies could force Victorian families to pay thousands of dollars each year to transport their children to and from school.
The vision of a continuous 30km stretch of parkland between Geelong and Barwon Heads is threatened by Baillieu Government inaction.
The Baillieu Government’s plan to cut the number of car parking spaces required for new developments will cause chaos in Melbourne’s suburbs.
Dozens of families from Nagambie could be left with no access to any childcare services, following the Baillieu Government’s decision to scrap the Take-a-Break program.
The Baillieu Government needs to outline to Geelong and Surf Coast residents what its plans for Geelong Ring Road section 4C are.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government has failed to deliver key election promises aimed at protecting the community and reducing the risk of bushfires.
The Baillieu Government has been caught out trying to avoid scrutiny by burying the release of the public housing waiting lists data for the June Quarter.
The Baillieu Government has been dithering for more than two months after promising to look into alternative arrangements for families needing occasional childcare in regional Victoria.
It’s with great sadness that I have learnt of the passing of a good friend and former Labor MP Karen Overington.
An increase in Victoria’s unemployment rate is further evidence why the Baillieu Government must outline a plan to create jobs.
The Baillieu Government has quashed all hope of providing occasional child care program Take-a-Break in Melbourne’s suburbs, leaving hundreds of families to find alternative arrangements
Liberal and National MPs should call on the Premier to create a jobs plan for regional Victoria, Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria Jacinta Allan said today.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government should outline its plan to curb further job losses in the Goulburn Valley region after today’s announcements that around 150 workers will lose their jobs at SPC Ardmona.
The Baillieu Government has slept through another plum major events opportunity, this time missing out on hosting the major qualifying matches for the Soccer World Cup.
The Baillieu Government is ignoring the urgent need for better dental care in Melbourne’s West.
Hundreds of families across Melbourne’s Western suburbs have been forced to urgently seek alternative childcare arrangements following the Baillieu Government’s decision to scrap the Take-a-Break program.
The Baillieu Government is feeling the pressure to reverse its decision to dramatically cut funding from public libraries as the community steps up its campaign.
An overwhelming community backlash has forced the Baillieu Government to reverse its decision to dramatically cut funding from public libraries
The Baillieu-Ryan Government needs to take urgent action to support Victorian farmers tackle a mouse plague that’s threatening to cause millions of dollars damage to the agricultural sector.
Melbourne families are paying more for scores of common grocery items despite Premier Baillieu’s election pledge to keep the cost of grocery prices low.
Minister for Housing Wendy Lovell has failed to turn up to an event in Thomastown, instead sending the wrong local MP.
Hundreds of families across Melbourne’s eastern suburbs have been forced to urgently seek alternative childcare arrangements following the Baillieu Government’s decision to scrap the Take-a-Break program.
The Baillieu Government must stop dithering and produce a plan to re-direct trucks away from residential streets in the inner-west and provide the freight industry with easier access to the Port of Melbourne.
I am saddened to hear of the passing of the Honourable Clyde Holding and I extend my deepest sympathies to his family.
A Baillieu Government audit of green wedges could see Melbourne’s “lungs” thrown open to housing and commercial development.
The Baillieu Government must ensure that any reopening of the Princes Freeway at Morwell is permanent and not a partial fix.