The Baillieu Government has been forced to admit its much trumpeted Public Transport Development Authority (PTDA) may not be fully operational for another two years.
Archives: November 2011
Heidelberg West residents are no closer to having a fully-staffed police station despite a commitment by the Baillieu Government.
The Baillieu Government should urgently reinstate funding for Victoria’s successful Reading Recovery program.
The Baillieu Government must take immediate action to curtail Victoria’s looming Christmas taxi crisis.
Students in Port Melbourne will be forced into overcrowded classes with the Baillieu Government failing to invest in schools.
Families from Bendigo have been let down by the Baillieu Government, which has spent the past 12 months reviewing projects, cutting services and failing to deliver on key election commitments.
The Baillieu Government has again refused to guarantee ongoing funding for the Living Longer Living Stronger seniors’ program.
Victorian workers and job seekers have been hit hard during the first year of the Baillieu Government with 17,100 more unemployed in Victoria now than in December last year.
The Baillieu Government’s environmental credentials are in tatters after one year in office.
One year on, Victorian school students are worse off under the Baillieu Government thanks to a halving of school capital works funding and massive cuts to education programs.
As the Baillieu Government gets set to celebrate its first anniversary, health professionals are all saying the same thing - Victoria’s health system has “never been as bad as this”.
Regional Victoria has been one of the biggest losers after a year of Liberal-National Government.
Families from Ballarat have been let down by the Baillieu Government, which has spent the past 12 months reviewing projects, cutting services and failing to deliver on key election commitments.
The Baillieu Government must accept its responsibilities and deliver ongoing funding for an award-winning family violence program after Federal Labor stepped in with lifeline funding.
Victorian victims of family violence have been forgotten by the Baillieu Government as it prepares to celebrate one year in office.
Labor Leader Daniel Andrews today recommitted a future Labor Government to reinstating nurse-to-patient ratios and fixing any damage done by Premier Baillieu and his Government.
The Labor Opposition has taken Wandong and Heathcote Junction families’ fight for natural gas to State Parliament demanding the Baillieu Government make good on its promise to connect the towns.
The Baillieu Government has failed to deliver extra beds or services to Box Hill Hospital.
The Baillieu Government has turned its back on families in Melbourne’s western suburbs and the freight industry by failing to make the Truck Action Plan a priority infrastructure project.
fter almost two months and as Victorians head into this year’s bushfire season, the Baillieu-Ryan Government is still refusing to release the Powerlines Bushfire Safety Taskforce’s final report.
After almost two months and as Victorians head into this year’s bushfire season, the Baillieu-Ryan Government is still refusing to release the Powerlines Bushfire Safety Taskforce’s final report.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government’s decision to cut around $250 million from TAFE and vocational training providers will cause regional student fees to skyrocket and force providers to cut courses.
The Baillieu Government must stop dithering and fund Narre Warren – Cranbourne Road duplication at Cranbourne to significantly improve road safety and ease traffic congestion.
The Liberal Government has given itself more power to move families out of their homes and force them to accept land close to rail lines.
The Baillieu Government has cut funding for vital fire-fighting aircraft ahead of this year’s fire season.
The Baillieu Government has failed to deliver extra hospital beds or services to the Geelong region.
Shadow Minister for Education Rob Hulls today congratulated hundreds of primary school students for participating in the Victorian Junior School Council Congress at State Parliament.
Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews today welcomed the appointment of Ken Lay to the role of Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police.
The Baillieu Government’s proposed changes to the state’s liquor licensing system fails to undertake many of the objectives the Baillieu Government outlined before last year’s election.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government has botched Fire Action Week preparation with seven municipalities already declared to be in the fire danger period.
It appears the Baillieu Government is trying to fleece Victorian schools of $9.4 million delivered as rewards by the Federal Government for meeting national literacy and numeracy targets.
Children and Early Childhood Development Minister Wendy Lovell has been caught out not keeping her word in the wake of the Federal Labor Government’s recent announcement of more occasional childcare places in Victoria.
Energy Minister Michael O’Brien has been caught misleading the Geelong community about the State Opposition’s position on the extension of the Alcoa Anglesea coal mine lease.
The Baillieu Government must move to restore public confidence in IBAC and back Labor’s amendments to give Parliament the final say on who becomes Victoria’s first IBAC Commissioner.
Families in Melbourne’s outer suburbs should brace themselves for longer commutes to work and stressed local services under the Baillieu Government’s push to accommodate an extra one million residents.
Victoria’s health budget could be slashed by more than $800 million over the next four years if the Baillieu Government goes ahead with its reckless plan to cut the equivalent of 1758 nurses from Victoria’s health system.
The challenges and opportunities faced by Regional Victoria’s 10 largest municipalities were discussed at a series of meetings hosted by the Victorian Labor Opposition at Parliament House as part of the inaugural ‘Celebrating Regional Cities’ week.
Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development Wendy Lovell has been caught out claiming credit for two children’s centres that were funded by the former Labor Government.
The Labor Opposition will today move to set up a special parliamentary committee that will investigate the contradictory versions of events given by two senior Coalition MPs to the Office of Police Integrity.
The Baillieu Government’s new train timetable for Melbourne’s south east suburbs actually punishes commuters.
The Baillieu Government’s new train timetable for Melbourne’s eastern suburbs is a sham and punishes commuters.
The Baillieu Government’s new train timetable for Melbourne’s northern suburbs is a sham and actually punishes commuters.
The Baillieu Government’s new train timetable for the western suburbs is a sham and only punishes commuters.
Train commuters have been dudded by the Baillieu Government, with an analysis of the new timetable revealing that most of the extra services are going the wrong way.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to negotiate with Victorian nurses has left the sector no choice but to put in place a range of work bans.
The Baillieu Government has finally acknowledged the significant impact its $48 million cuts to the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) will have on students, by providing $500,000 to adult education providers.
The Liberal-National Government has ignored the landowners it was supposed to help in the wake of January’s floods, leaving them in the dark about a proposed buyout of their land.
The Liberal-National Government’s decision to cut coordination funding for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program will limit the options of young people in Kerang.
The Baillieu Government has been caught out claiming credit for a Labor-initiated $25 million geothermal project near Geelong.
Victorians schools are struggling to keep up with maintenance after the Baillieu Government slashed almost $500 million from the education budget.
A successful support program for students with autism at Moomba Park Primary School is under threat as the Baillieu Government refuses to continue funding it.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut coordination funding for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program will limit the options of young people in Glenroy.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government must explain to Wandong and Heathcote Junction families why they have abandoned their pre-election promise to connect them to natural gas.