We are pleased to present Victorian Labor’s Financial Statement 2014, which details our plans to fix our state while keeping our finances stable. This is the most rigorous costings process ever undertaken by an Opposition, with leading global accounting firm Moore Stephens engaged to assess the costings.
An Auditor General report shows the dysfunctional Napthine Government is unfit to manage major projects.
Denis Napthine’s budget surplus has been revealed to be smoke and mirrors.
Denis Napthine’s Budget is packed with empty promises and it will do nothing to fix the crisis in hospitals and schools across our state.
Questions have been raised about the sale of the Rural Finance Corporation (RFC) to the Bendigo and Adelaide Bank.
Denis Napthine has struck a dirty backroom deal with Geoff Shaw to increase taxes on pubs and clubs.
Victoria is set to lose $300 million in GST revenue because Denis Napthine’s dysfunctional Government can’t stand up to Tony Abbott.
Denis Napthine has been defeated on the floor of the Parliament twice in three days.
The State Opposition welcomes the Napthine Government’s backflip on its fire service property tax for investment flats and short term holiday homes.
Jobs continue to drain out of Victoria under Denis Napthine with Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today showing the State lost 2,600 jobs in November and the unemployment rate increased to 6.2 per cent.
Victoria has the highest rate of youth unemployment of the mainland states and territories with figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showing the number of unemployed youth is still sitting at a high 18.9 per cent.
The Victorian economy is in paralysis according to State Final Demand figures released today by the Australian of Bureau Statistics (ABS) which show Victoria did not grow at all in the June quarter of this year.
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 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 continues to fail the Victorian economy with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showing quarterly retail trade turnover for Victoria dropped $119 million, the largest fall since March 2011.
The Napthine Government will slug Victorian boat owners’ with 93 new and or increased fines, which increased again yesterday, 1 July 2013.
The Napthine Government is taxing Victorian families more than any time in the past decade at a cost of $654 per tax payer per year, in a blatant backflip on the Coalition’s pre-election promise not to increase taxes.
The Napthine Government claims of a strong economy are in tatters with Australian Bureau of Statistics figures showing more than 50,000 jobs were lost in the May quarter reporting period and housing approvals slumped below NSW for the first time since 2007.