With Victoria’s 2011 annual road toll now higher than this time last year the Baillieu Government must urgently release its own road safety strategy.
Archives: December 2011
The Baillieu Government has broken its election commitment to implement all 67 of the Victorian Bushfire Royal Commission’s (VBRC) recommendations, having announced today it will not be replacing the state’s network of powerlines as promised.
The Baillieu Government’s cynical release of hospital performance data three days before Christmas was a shameless attempt to avoid public scrutiny of his Government’s failure to boost the performance ofVictoria’s health system.
The Baillieu Government must ensure there is a full investigation into why it took 80 minutes for an ambulance to attend a callout in Maryborough.
Thousands of regional public sector workers will endure a nervous Christmas as they wait to find out whether they will lose their jobs under plans by the Baillieu-Ryan Government.
The Baillieu Government has ended a decade of support for Victorian manufacturers by scrapping local content targets for State Government projects.
The Baillieu Government has duded local motorists and failed to deliver on its promise to duplicate Pioneer Road in Waurn Ponds.
The Baillieu Government has today refused to provide the Opposition with a detailed briefing on its FOI Commissioner Bill, despite having introduced it in Parliament two weeks ago.
The Baillieu Government has slashed $76 million from flood affected local government roads funding.
The Baillieu Government’s reckless financial management has resulted in a massive cash grab on Victoria’s WorkCover scheme.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut thousands of public sector jobs will impact frontline services.
The Baillieu Government must support local manufacturing and other businesses in Ballarat by developing a comprehensive jobs plan.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government has walked away from its promise to implement all of the Bushfire Royal Commission’s recommendations in full and left Victoria dangerously underprepared for the 2011/12 fire season.
The Premier needs to take action to ensure Christmas commuters are able to get home safely this festive season.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government has short changed regional Victorians by approving changes that will allow 11 Melbourne-based Councils to receive money from the Regional Growth Fund (RGF).
The Baillieu Government will ban western suburbs’ train commuters from using toilets provided for protective service officers.
The Baillieu Government will ban eastern suburbs’ train commuters from using toilets provided for protective service officers.
The Baillieu Government has rewarded Metro a $2.192 million bonus just days after announcing that commuters would be slugged a 8.6 per cent fare increase.
After a year in office, Deputy Premier and Minister for Emergency Services Peter Ryan is yet to attend a recruit graduation at the CFA training facility in Fiskville.
The Baillieu Government’s inquiry into the possible exposure to cancer-causing chemicals must be broad ranging and transparent.
Victims of Victoria’s flood disaster have been left in the dark about the Baillieu Government’s response to the Comrie Report, following a series of contradictory statements from the Premier and the Deputy Premier.
In an embarrassing blow to Premier Baillieu’s leadership, a Government-dominated committee has condemned the Government’s plan to put 120 armed Protective Services Officers (PSOs) in hospital emergency departments as a safety risk.
The Baillieu Government’s weak attempt to claim it’s working to make the state’s roads safer has unravelled, with its Road Safety Bill to have significant unintended consequences for Victorian drivers, it was revealed today.
Confidence in public transport under the Baillieu Government has plummeted to a 24 month low, with a new survey showing 78 per cent believe transport in their local area will be the same or worse in a year’s time.
Job figures released today showing more than 4000 Victorians lost jobs in October was more damning evidence of an economy in freefall thanks to 12 months of lazy economic management by the Baillieu Government.
The Baillieu Government will ban south eastern suburbs’ train commuters from using toilets provided for protective service officers.
The Baillieu Government will ban northern suburbs’ train commuters from using toilets provided for protective service officers.
Victoria's economy is going backwards following the Baillieu Government's inaction to drive growth and jobs, new figures released today reveal.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government’s massive hike to public transport fares was unjustified and won’t deliver new services for V-Line passengers.
Thousands of Victorians have voiced their opposition against the Baillieu Government’s cuts to an important hands-on education program.
The Baillieu Government’s massive hike to public transport fares was unjustified given Mr Baillieu had scrapped many of the projects the fare rise was designed to fund.
The Baillieu Government must act now to save Dandenong’s iconic “Little India” shopping precinct.
The Baillieu Government has supported Department of Health executive officers giving themselves increases of almost 50 per cent in total remuneration while it baulks at fair pay rises and plays hardball in public sector bargaining for nurses, teachers and other public sector workers.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to meet the December deadline to roll out phase two of the Emergency Alert System in bushfire-prone areas could put lives at risk.
The Baillieu Government’s plan to increase the local population without any plan to build new infrastructure in Melbourne’s northern suburbs will mean families are left with congested roads and overcrowded schools.
The Baillieu Government has refused to guarantee the future of the Living Longer Living Stronger seniors’ program.
The Baillieu Government is secretly planning to expand cattle grazing into other national parks throughout Victoria.