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.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to support the renewable energy sector could harm investment and jobs growth in regional Victoria, Shadow Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio warned today. Meeting with members of the Warrnambool City Council, Ms D’Ambrosio said Warrnambool was a great example of a region that had benefited from investment in renewable energy projects. A study by the Great South Coast showed that renewable and..
“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.