Media Releases

Labor’s $42 Million Fire Services tax hike hits today

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

From today, Victorian households and businesses face a massive hike in their fire services property levy (FSPL); another broken Labor promise on tax. Despite a pre-election pledge to hold all tax…

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Victoria’s Second Container Port

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

The Coalition supports a medium-term lease of the Port of Melbourne together with the development of a second container port for Victoria. This was also Daniel Andrews’ position before the…

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Crime Stats: Police need more support to deal with family violence

Thursday, 18 June 2015

The Facts Figures out today from the Victorian Crime Statistics Agency for the last 12 months to March 2015 show: There were 69,442 family related incidents recorded, an increase of 8.2%. There…

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Myki – How Labor manages projects

Thursday, 11 June 2015

The Auditor General’s report has confirmed what Victorian transport users have known for years – Myki is an overpriced dud Labor project. The report has shown that Myki was botched from…

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Labor is all talk and no action on skills training

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

On 9 February, Daniel Andrews’ Minister for Training and Skills promised he would release a VET Funding Review interim report within 100 days. It’s been 121 days since then and there is…

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Fire Services Property Levy

Friday, 29 May 2015

Daniel Andrews has hit every Victorian property with another tax hike through the fire services levy just to pay for the outrageous demands of his union mates. Under the Coalition, Victoria's fire…

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Cesar Melhem

Thursday, 28 May 2015

These are very serious allegations made at the Royal Commission today against a senior member of Daniel Andrews’ team that relate to depriving workers of millions of dollars in pay. This week…

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Second Container Port for Victoria

Thursday, 28 May 2015

The Victorian Liberal National Coalition supports the leasing of the Port of Melbourne in conjunction with the development of a second container port for Victoria. We also support Tim…

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Time for Labor solutions not politics on early childhood services

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Following the release of the VAGO report today on Early Intervention Services for Vulnerable Children and Families today, the Minister for Families and Children Jenny Mikakos chose to focus on…

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Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

It was the Coalition Government that established and conducted a detailed inquiry into the Hazelwood incident. The Coalition supported the recommendations of the review – see statement from…

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Victorian Infrastructure

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Daniel Andrews needs to put Victoria first and not Transurban first. Daniel Andrews is always quick to play the blame game with the Abbott Government but is yet to provide them with any significant…

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Daniel Andrews’ Phantom Arts Budget

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

The 2015-16 State Budget includes the axing of $13.5 million of Arts programs over the next three years. Creative Industries Minister Martin Foley refused to confirm funding for these programs when…

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