Today’s release of the Victorian Auditor General’s report into Public Transport Performance has slammed the Baillieu Liberal National Government for failing to invest in public transport.
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Reports that the Baillieu Government is set to further slash support for industry will send a shiver down the spine of all Victorians who depend on a strong manufacturing sector for jobs and security.
The Baillieu Government will waste hundreds of thousands of dollars on a Federal Court challenge to turn a nationally significant national park into a cow paddock.
It appears the Baillieu Government has all but abandoned plans to relocate the export and import of cars from Webb Dock to the Port of Geelong after a massive lobbying effort from Victoria’s beleaguered car and shipping industry to block the move.
The Baillieu Government must match its rhetoric and promise additional funding in the 2012 State Budget to strengthen Victoria’s child protection system.
The Baillieu Government needs to outline how it will implement the recommendations of the Gippsland Tertiary Education Plan.
The Baillieu Government has no choice but to support Opposition amendments and legislate an end date for a planned $75 million annual tax grab on the Port of Melbourne Corporation.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government must accept responsibility for the failed attempt by a local co-op to purchase a Heinz factory near Shepparton and save local jobs.
Thousands of families in Geelong are still facing an uncertain future as the Baillieu Government refuses to detail exactly which areas and positions will be impacted by its decision to cut 3600 public sector jobs.
Thousands of families in Ballarat are still facing an uncertain future as the Baillieu Government refuses to detail exactly which areas and positions will be impacted by its decision to cut 3600 public sector jobs.
The Baillieu Government’s cuts to the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning have had a significant impact on Bendigo Senior Secondary College’s ability to offer a range of courses.
The first group of Protective Service Officers (PSOs) being rolled out this week are being deployed to stations where there are toilet facilities rather than where they are actually needed.
Shadow Minister for Education James Merlino today welcomed the Gonski review, saying it was the first step by the Federal Government in reforming the way education is funded.
The Tasmanian Government has threatened a constitutional challenge against the Baillieu Government’s new Port of Melbourne tax as industry anger about the charge grows.
The Premier has no choice but to deliver a jobs plan after Qantas today announced it would sack hundreds of workers and Victoria lost thousands of full-time jobs last month.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government must explain why regional Victoria was not represented at the Baillieu Government’s business jobs roundtable meeting.
The Baillieu Government is ignoring calls to fund a level crossing upgrade for St Albans despite the crossing being ranked number three on an independent priority list and the scene of two recent fatalities.
The Baillieu Government’s continuing failure to fix one of Victoria’s most dangerous roads was putting at risk the lives of local motorists and residents in Melbourne’s north-west.