A Productivity Commission report has outlined that ambulance response times for life-threatening code 1 emergencies across Melbourne and Victoria are going backwards at an alarming rate under the Baillieu Government.
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Dozens of students are yet to receive iPads and other prizes despite winning an anti-bullying competition run by the State Government.
As students, parents and teachers across Victoria begin the new school year this week, the Baillieu Government cuts to education continue to bite.
An additional 685 families have been added to the Victorian Public Housing Waiting List in the past three months to December 2012, bringing the total to over 37,000.
The Baillieu Government is using the federal-state health funding dispute as an excuse to permanently close the after-hours emergency department at Colac Health.
Victorian Racing Minister Denis Napthine must accept and implement Racing Integrity Commissioner Sal Perna's integrity recommendations without further delay.
The State Labor Party has asked the Ombudsman to investigate the circumstances surrounding the systemic theft by paramedics of the powerful painkiller Fentanyl, following reports of a patient who died after allegedly receiving a dose of salt water instead of the painkiller.
The Baillieu Government haven failed to equip Ambulance Victoria with facilities to deal with obese patients.
The Baillieu Government’s much anticipated response to Victorian TAFE transition plans is due for release.
The Baillieu Government’s two years of inaction responding to the jobs crisis in Victoria has resulted in yet another jump in the state’s unemployment figures.
The Baillieu Government’s refusal to consider proposals to fix one of the state’s worst traffic bottlenecks has caused major headaches for would-be spectators at Melbourne’s premiere international sporting event.
The Baillieu Government’s move to hide the cost of major infrastructure projects from the public means Victorian taxpayers will be left in the dark about how their money is spent.
The Baillieu Government’s cuts to Victoria’s schools could force principals to pass costs on to parents, as school budgets increasingly cannot cover basics like internet.
The Baillieu Government has held back the appointment of welfare officers in primary schools for publicity purposes.
Baillieu Government Health Minister David Davis has stopped the release of two sets of important documents regarding Victoria’s public health system while he is embroiled in the blame-game with the Federal Government.
The Baillieu Government put a stop to the opening of Labor’s $800 million Peninsula Link project over the Christmas break to ensure the Premier Ted Baillieu and Roads Minister Terry Mulder could hold a media stunt in the New Year.
Victorians will be priced out of vital justice services at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) with the Baillieu Government expected to increase legal fees this year.
The Baillieu Liberal National Government must come clean on the real cost to V/Line commuters when it introduces MYKI into regional Victoria later this year.