Baillieu Government support for open slather development has prompted an impassioned plea from the widow of former Liberal Premier Sir Rupert Hamer and former Labor Premier Steve Bracks, for a return to a bipartisanship approach on protecting Melbourne’s precious “Green Wedge”.
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Changes proposed by the Baillieu Government this week will result in smaller backyards while allowing businesses to take over our suburbs.
The Baillieu Government has ignored a growing community backlash against a new approval process to give developers free rein in Victorian suburban streets.
The Baillieu Government must immediately outline its infrastructure plan to support growth.
Planning Minister Matthew Guy has failed to release a report that outlines the impact of storm surges and sea level rises on coastal communities.
Changes made to the state’s planning laws by the Baillieu Government have resulted in smaller backyards for families, new figures reveal.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to halve the amount of car-parking spaces required for developments will clog up suburban streets and increase the time commuters spend in traffic.
The Baillieu Government is pushing through new laws to give developers free reign in suburban streets.
The Baillieu Government has made a massive cut to the State’s planning department budget, slashing 22 per cent from planning, building and heritage programs.
The Baillieu Government is primed to strip several major wind farm projects of planning approval this week, putting at risk thousands of regional jobs and millions of investment dollars.
The Baillieu Government must act now to save Dandenong’s iconic “Little India” shopping precinct.
Families in Melbourne’s outer suburbs should brace themselves for longer commutes to work and stressed local services under the Baillieu Government’s push to accommodate an extra one million residents.
The Baillieu Government should immediately set up an independent community forum to advise it on flagged reforms to Victoria’s planning system and restore public confidence.
Hollywood teen star Miley Cyrus has called on the Premier to abandon his plans to develop coastal land on Phillip Island.
Two approved wind farms in Victoria’s south-west are among a number under threat because of the Baillieu Government’s new anti-wind farm laws.
Victorian State Labor will move to revoke Premier Baillieu’s anti-wind laws that will kill off Victoria’s wind farm industry at the expense of investment, jobs and the environment.
The Baillieu Government’s flawed wind farm policy will cost jobs and investment in regional Victoria, stunt the growth of the wind farm industry and do nothing for the environment.
Local Liberal MP for Mordialloc Lorraine Wreford must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
Local Liberal MP for South East Metropolitan Inga Peulich must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
Local Liberal MP for Carrum Donna Bauer must restore public confidence in Melbourne’s beleaguered planning system and back a parliamentary investigation into the Baillieu Government’s troubled “green wedge” review.
The Baillieu Government’s plan to cut the number of car parking spaces required for new developments will cause chaos in Melbourne’s suburbs.
A Baillieu Government audit of green wedges could see Melbourne’s “lungs” thrown open to housing and commercial development.