Where is the train?

There is still no sign of the long-awaited VLocity trains on the north east line, despite multiple assurances that they would be on the tracks and taking passengers before Christmas. With less than two weeks to go, local Nationals MP and Shadow Minister for Public Transport Steph Ryan said north east passengers were losing confidence…

Ombudsman slams Andrews’ border laws

The Independent Victorian Ombudsman has condemned the Andrews Labor Government’s Coronavirus border crossing laws were “downright unjust, even inhumane”. Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull said he had been contacted by many residents distressed at not being allowed to return home with illness, to attend funerals and others just to be with their partners and…

Calls for power review answered

A review of electricity distribution network resilience is underway in the wake of storm-induced outages this year and following calls from The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien.   The review, known as The Distribution Business Network Resilience Review commenced in September 2021 and is being undertaken by the Department of Environment, Land, Water…