The State Labor Opposition is opposing a plan by the Baillieu Government to raid almost $500 million from businesses and workers.
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Shadow Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan last night tabled a community petition calling on the Baillieu-Ryan Government to act on community concerns over the proposed Wallan-Kilmore Bypass.
The Baillieu Government must rule out raising rents, selling stock or cutting funding from Victoria’s public housing following the release of the Auditor-General’s report into public housing.
The cancellation of a number of race meetings across Victoria has highlighted the need for the Baillieu Government to take urgent action to ensure that country race tracks are safe.
The Baillieu Government must avoid a repeat of the nurses’ industrial relations debacle and start negotiating with Victorian mental health workers in good faith.
The Baillieu Government has failed to rule out selling off regional Victoria’s V/Line train service in a fire sale.
The Baillieu Government’s $50 million cut to Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) is having a significant impact school budgets, a new survey has revealed.
The Baillieu Government has walked away from millions of dollars of investment and thousands of potential jobs by dumping Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions target.
Now that the Federal Government has outlined its boost in skills funding, the Baillieu Government must outline its plan for the sector.
The Baillieu Government’s axing of the Victorian Volunteer Small Grants will have a significant impact on community organisations.
The Baillieu Government’s inaction to invest in the manufacturing sector and create a jobs plan could see further jobs losses in the industry.
“I am saddened to hear of the passing of Jim Stynes, and my thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Regional communities will be hurt by the Baillieu Government’s decision to scrap 30 regional bus services.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to shut down Victoria’s only dedicated 24-hour mental health advice line will place further strain on already stretched services.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to shut down Victoria’s only dedicated 24-hour mental health advice line will place further strain on already stretched services across regional and rural Victoria.
The Baillieu Government needs to start taking action to protect jobs in Geelong.
The Baillieu Government is refusing to act on road congestion despite planning to release its long overdue Port of Melbourne container capacity expansion review.
Embarrassingly for the Baillieu Liberal National Government, V/Line’s chief executive has admitted there are not enough carriages or trains to service current demand, blowing the lid off the Minister’s repeated claims that all is fixed with our public transport system.
The Baillieu Government has shortened VicRoads opening hours which will inconvenience thousands of customers.
The Baillieu Government has failed to advise Victorians receiving the premium solar feed-in tariff that they could be disqualified from the scheme if they install additional roof-top panels.
The Baillieu Government must learn from its mistakes made in the recent dispute with nurses and engage in EBA negotiations with Victorian teachers in good faith.
Regional Victorians are bearing the brunt of the State’s job crisis, with unemployment growing at more than twice the rate as Melbourne.
Today’s 2011-12 Mid-Year Financial Report released by the Baillieu Government again shows why Victoria desperately needs a jobs plan.
The Baillieu Government is primed to strip several major wind farm projects of planning approval this week, putting at risk thousands of regional jobs and millions of investment dollars.
The Baillieu Government’s purported $10 billion Port of Hastings super port will become a ghost port when 40 stevedoring jobs disappear from the port this year.
The Labor Opposition won’t back down from pressuring the Premier to deliver a jobs plan, no matter how hard the Baillieu Government tries to hide from scrutiny.
The Baillieu Government should stop trying to blame others for job losses and start outlining what it will do to protect jobs in regional Victoria.
The Premier needs to outline when he will deliver on his promise to create 55,000 jobs a year with new figures showing Victoria’s unemployment has increased.
The Baillieu Government has been given an ‘F’ for its neglect for Victorian women by the Labor Opposition on International Women’s Day.
The Baillieu Government has let down commuters after it was revealed changes to the MetroTrain timetable will slow down trains and won’t fix the peak hour crush.
Commuters in Bendigo will be waiting years before Protective Service Officers (PSOs) start patrolling regional stations.
The loss of another 100 jobs across regional Victoria has again highlighted the need for the Baillieu Government to deliver a jobs plan.
Commuters in Ballarat will be waiting years before Protective Service Officers (PSOs) start patrolling regional stations.
The Baillieu Government must stop dithering and resolve capacity issues at the Port of Melbourne.
The Baillieu Government needs to stop attacking nurses and start negotiating with them to end the enterprise bargaining dispute.
In an outrageous abuse of parliamentary process, Liberal Member for Western Metropolitan Region Bernie Finn has called for the Minister for Education to sack a highly regarded principal.