No solution in sight for frontline responder training

The failure of the Andrews Government to fix legal loopholes in the Timber Code of Practice has blocked training for essential service workers, firefighters and first responders, placing communities at risk. A court injunction on two forestry training sites in East Gippsland has obstructed TAFE Gippsland’s essential forestry training, the only nationally accredited specialist training…

MP urges return of school 

The Andrews Government’s staggered return to school plan for students in regional Victoria puts local primary schools at a significant disadvantage, according to Nationals Member for Euroa Steph Ryan. Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Ms Ryan said the decision to allow only some year levels to return to onsite learning did not go far enough.  Research…