There was a major overflow of health data in Parliament today which shows the Napthine Government has lost control of the health system, with hospitals and ambulances failing on every measure.
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he Ambulance Victoria 2012-13 Annual Report tabled in the Victorian Parliament today reveals that ambulance response times for life-threatening emergencies have gone backwards for the third consecutive year.
The Napthine Government will use its numbers to ram through legislation in Parliament designed to increase the fees paid by residents living in Victoria’s state-run residential disability accommodation.
The Napthine Government has potentially lost the Victorian economy millions of dollars in tourism coverage, future events and job opportunities by failing to secure Melbourne as a destination for the baton relay of the 2014 Glasgow Games.
The Napthine Government has dragged its feet on making changes to emergency management in Victoria that won't be in place for the 2013/14 fire season.
Denis Napthine has ignored his pledge to cut the cost of living, with the Essential Service Commission (ESC) Energy Prices Annual Report showing a sharp rise in Victorian households’ utility costs.
Emergency services workers who attend horrific car accidents will have access to compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder restricted under changes the Napthine Government is making to the Transport Accident scheme (TAC).
Four Victorians have died waiting for ambulances in what was a horror weekend for our ambulance service.
The Napthine Government has created an emergency services crisis in Yan Yean by failing to fund vital CFA upgrades and refusing to provide additional police and resources to tackle an explosion in crime.
The Napthine Government has scrapped a multi-million dollar bus tracking system that would have forced bus companies to improve service delivery, documents obtained by the State Opposition show.
Grieving families of people who die or are severely injured in transport accidents will be denied compensation under cruel changes to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) scheme.
Another person has died in Gippsland waiting for an ambulance, the fifth case in the area in the last five months alone.
Victorian families will be slugged new fees to camp in national parks to make up for Napthine Government budget cuts and mass staff sackings.
Yule Park P-8 Community College will be hit hard by the scrapping of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) as a result of a deal struck by Premier Denis Napthine.
Victoria’s emergency triple zero call taking service is failing to meet the Napthine Government’s own ambulance dispatch targets, leading to dangerous delays in ambulance response times.
Victoria’s hospitals have fallen behind the rest of Australia, with the state's performance below the national average on emergency department treatment times.
Labor has successfully amended legislation in the Victorian Parliament to ensure workers’ compensation rights were not gutted by the Napthine Government.
Melbourne’s ambulances were forced to respond to a record 700 call-outs a month due to alcohol abuse in the last financial year, up 40% since the Napthine Government came to office.