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Walsh Questioned About ‘Dirty Water’ Affair

Martin Foley | 

Denis Napthine’s embattled Water Minister, Peter Walsh, was interrogated in State Parliament about allegations of alleged corruption in the state’s water management body.

Napthine Dragging His Feet On Ballan Station Upgrade

Denis Napthine still hasn’t delivered a $17.7 million upgrade of Ballan station – an election promise in 2010. Victorian Labor’s Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Jill Hennessy, visited Ballan Station today with State Member for Ballarat East, Geoff Howard. Ms Hennessy called on the Napthine..

Democracy Isn’t Optional, Denis

Decades of democratic tradition is under threat as the Napthine Government recommends the introduction of Optional Preferential Voting in Victorian State elections. An Electoral Matters Committee report, released today, contained the recommendation which was supported by Liberal MPs but opposed by National Party and Labor..

Only Labor Will Fix Phoenix P-12 Community College

Victorian Labor will fund the $10 million Stage 3 upgrade of Phoenix P-12 Community College, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced. Mr Andrews joined Ballarat East MP, Geoff Howard, and Ballarat West MP, Sharon Knight, to deliver the news to parents and teachers. Phoenix..

Only Labor Will Build A Year 9 Campus For Albert Park College

Victorian Labor will fund a $1.5 million second campus for Albert Park College, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced. Mr Andrews joined State Member for Albert Park, Martin Foley and Shadow Minister for Education, James Merlino, to deliver the news to parents and teachers…

Only Labor Will Complete Hazel Glen College

Victorian Labor will build the next stage of Hazel Glen College, meaning Doreen and Mernda will finally have its own complete secondary college, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, announced. Mr Andrews joined State Member for Yan Yean, Danielle Green and Shadow Minister for Education,..

Labor Requests Expansion Of Morwell Terms Of Reference

The inquiry into the Morwell fire disaster must be expanded following revelations of fire-fighter health and safety fears. Victorian Labor wrote to Denis Napthine yesterday requesting the terms of reference for the inquiry be amended to address occupational health and safety concerns and include the..

Denis Napthine Short Changes V/Line Commuters

Jill Hennessy | 

Liberals and Nationals have short changed country commuters, with Denis Napthine announcing only three additional train carriages for V/Line services across Victoria.