Documents released under Freedom of Information laws reveal that Metro needs an additional 54 trains to hit the tracks before 2017 to keep up with increasing demand and avoid a rail meltdown.
Archives for September, 2012
Despite manufacturing and other small businesses struggling with a difficult operating environment and many industries shedding jobs, the Baillieu Government cut grants by 65 per cent in the last financial year.
The Baillieu Government must act on a damning report released today into the discrimination faced by students with disabilities in the education system.
Premier Ted Baillieu’s decision to sack 120 Parks Victoria jobs will have an immediate impact on park and bushfire management across Victoria.
Victorian families are being ripped off millions of dollars by insurance companies overcharging for the Fire Services Levy for periods after its abolition.
Eastern Suburbs motorists are suffering because the Baillieu Government refuses to fix traffic congestion on the Eastern Freeway andHoddle Street.
Staff and Students involved in TAFE courses in the Western Suburbs are concerned about their future and the future of TAFE atVictoriaUniversity.
The Baillieu Government failure to produce a jobs plan is acutely affecting regional Victoria with 33,900 full time jobs lost since the 2010.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut $66 million from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade and the Country Fire Authority will affect fire services right across Victoria.
Premier Ted Baillieu should release TAFE business transition plans which show how William Angliss will deal with the $5.8 million funding cut as a result of his Government’s assault on TAFE.
Premier Ted Baillieu should release TAFE business transition plans which show how Sunraysia TAFE will deal with the $7 million funding cut as a result of his Government’s assault on TAFE.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to close Department of Primary Industry offices across rural and regional Victoria will see front-line jobs lost.
Premier Ted Baillieu should release TAFE business transition plans which show how TAFEs will deal with the government’s savage budget cuts.
Roads Minister Terry Mulder has refused to meet with Kilmore-Wallan residents to discuss their proposal for the Kilmore-Wallan bypass.
The Baillieu Government is trailing the nation on delivering a secure, affordable and renewable energy future for Victoria.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government’s region growth fund self congratulatory stunt at the sitting of Parliament in Ballarat is further evidence of how out of touch the government is with regional Victoria.
The Baillieu-Ryan Government has confirmed its incompetence in tackling Victoria’s road toll, failing to produce a road safety strategy after nearly two years.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut $66 million from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade and the Country Fire Authority will pave the way for further job cuts and shortfalls in essential training putting fire-fighters at risk.