Local Government Minister Jeanette Powell must act on the Wangaratta Council, following the decision by the council to sack the CEO and several senior council officers.
Archives for August, 2013
Senior Victorians are more vulnerable than ever before, with the recent increase in the state’s crime rate showing that people over the age of 60 are increasingly the target of crime.
New Victoria Police statistics show that under the Napthine Government, Victoria’s crime rate has spiralled out of control for the third year in a row.
As crime rises the Napthine Government needs to come clean on when Ashburton will receive its promised 16 hour police station and more police.
The State Opposition today welcomed the Napthine Government’s backflip on its fire service property tax on community housing organisations, but now Labor is calling for more action to make it the ‘fairer and simpler’ levy that was promised.
The Napthine Liberal National Government has failed to respond to calls in the Victorian Parliament for a timeline on when four community fire refuges will be operational.
Close to 3000 people have put their name on a petition protesting against the planned sell off of Swinburne’s Lilydale Campus.
National Party Leader Peter Ryan, in State Parliament today, demonstrated he was prepared to put the political needs of the Liberal party ahead of those of regional Victoria by claiming the Napthine Government’s $8 billion Clifton Hill tunnel will benefit regional Victoria.
The Napthine Government’s Firefighters Assessment Panel is nothing more than a window dressing exercise that puts another bureaucratic barrier in front of sick firefighters.
Physiotherapy treatment for road accident victims is at risk because the Napthine Government won’t fix the gap between Transport Accident Commission fees and the market cost of consultations.
The State Opposition today called on the Napthine Government to immediately hold a public inquiry and independent review of its botched fire service property tax after being inundated with complaints from Victorians who have been slugged with massive increases.
The Napthine Governments $45 million cuts to the Country Fire Authority (CFA) in last year’s budget were having an impact on fire fighting resources across the state.
he Victorian Freight Plan, released this week by the Napthine Government, demonstrates no new ideas and no real funding commitments to support the growing freight industry or increasing population in the West.
Health Minister David Davis today resorted to trying to spin his way out of the deepening ambulance crisis.
The Napthine Government has failed to assist vision impaired workers who will soon be out of work with Vision Australia Enterprises announcing that it will close their Melbourne operation.
The Napthine Government’s move to privatise aged care facilities could mean selling off Boyne Russell House in Brunswick.
The Napthine Government must immediately review the botched fire services tax with revelations today that some property owners have seen massive increases on their levy.
The Napthine Government must step in and assist Ballarat University, after it announced another round of TAFE course cuts.