Regional and Rural Victoria has missed out on billions of investment dollars due to the Baillieu Government’s anti-renewable energy policy, Shadow Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio said today. Ms D’Ambrosio said Victoria’s renewable energy investment over the past year has gone backwards under Baillieu, while..
I rise to congratulate Travis Berketa, a constituent of mine. Travis has written and published his third book, Jack Majors: SuperHero, which I will have the pleasure of launching tonight at a function at St Bernard’s College in Essendon. I have known Travis for many years. I had the good fortune of..
I rise to acknowledge and congratulate the Rotary Club of Keilor East for its successful 2012 Pride of Workmanship awards night held on 28 May, which I had the privilege of attending. The objective of the Pride of Workmanship awards is to honour those people, ..
I wish to raise a matter for the Minister for Education. The action I seek is that the minister provide the urgent funding needed to bring the facilities at Essendon Keilor College up to the standard required to deliver the excellent programs on offer at..
The do-nothing Baillieu Government has betrayed workers at Qantas with hundreds of jobs axed at the company’s Tullamarine and Avalon heavy maintenance sites, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews said today. Qantas has today confirmed 422 jobs will be axed at the Tullamarine site and..
Ted Baillieu’s decision to scrap the free whooping cough vaccine for parents and carers of newborns has been undermined by the WA Liberal Government’s announcement it was extending the program. After June 30 this year, the free vaccination that protects newborns from the deadly whooping..
During the 2010 state election campaign, Labor pledged $10 million to fund an upgrade to Essendon Keilor College. The Baillieu government has consistently refused to match this commitment. In his inaugural address to the Victorian Parliament and in a recent adjournment debate, Ben declared funding..
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, Shadow Minister for Planning Brian Tee said today. Planning Minister Matthew Guy has released new conditions that, in..
State Member for Niddrie, Ben Carroll has raised the issue of funding for the Essendon Keilor College directly with Education Minister Dixon in the Victorian Parliament. In a debate last week in Parliament concerning Essendon Keilor College, Mr Carroll urged the Education Minister “to create..
The Baillieu Government is pushing through new laws to give developers free reign in suburban streets, the Shadow Minister for Planning, Brian Tee, said today. Mr Tee said the Baillieu Government would introduce new laws into Parliament next week to set up “Code Assess”, a..