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Daniel Andrews’ half-hearted Regional health budget

Thursday, 7 May 2015

The health of Country Victorians has been snubbed by Daniel Andrews in this week’s budget. Less than four per cent of new hospital capital funding in this budget is for facilities in regional…

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Andrews’ first Budget a body blow to local government

Thursday, 7 May 2015

$38.47 million has been cut from local government funding in the Andrews Labor Government’s first Budget (Budget Paper 3, Table B.1 page 406). Without the once off $50 million funding for the…

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Daniel Andrews’ half-hearted health budget

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Daniel Andrews has backed down on his promise to build major health infrastructure for Victoria with only 52 per cent of the funding provided to deliver his election commitments. Andrews completely…

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Phoney surplus from a phoney Treasurer

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

This is a phoney surplus from a phoney Treasurer. Buried away in Budget Paper 5 on page 21 is the revelation that the full Commonwealth funding for the East West Link is being used to prop up…

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Victorian Budget (2015-16)

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Attributed to Michael O’Brien MP: “This Budget demonstrates yet again that Labor cannot manage money and cannot manage major projects. This budget has no detailed economic plan to…

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Western Distributor

Thursday, 30 April 2015

Why would motorists pay a toll to take Daniel Andrews’ Western Distributor toll road when they can take the West Gate Bridge for free? Daniel Andrews is fond of talking about business cases…

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Daniel Andrews confirms police radios funding black hole

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

The facts: Daniel Andrews promised that he would replace analogue police radios for a total cost of $10 million. (Source: Labor statement) Today's announcement has put the cost of the project at…

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AFL Grand Final parade

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Today’s news of plans to move the Grand Final parade from the city confirms that Daniel Andrews’ announcement was nothing more than a short-sighted election stunt designed to win a…

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Melbourne Airport passenger numbers support case for airport rail link

Monday, 20 April 2015

The facts: Melbourne Airport today released figures showing a 12 per cent growth in international passenger numbers in the third quarter of 2014/15. The total number of passengers increased by…

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East West Link Compensation

Thursday, 16 April 2015

The decision by Daniel Andrews to scrap the East West Link contract and waste around $800 million will cost Victorians new schools, ambulance and police stations, trains and hospitals. Every time…

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Petition launched to support Peter Mac Cancer Centre

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Victorians can now have their say on Daniel Andrews’ plan to scrap 42 hospital beds from the new Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. The Andrews Government is under fire after announcing plans to…

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Daniel Andrews rips $20 million out of Peter Mac

Friday, 3 April 2015

The facts: Peter Mac Private adds 42 additional beds and 4 additional theatres to the VCCC at no additional cost to the taxpayer Is in addition to the VCCC’s 160 public beds, 42 critical…

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