Housing taxes pile more pain on home-buyers

Growing State Labor Government housing taxes are putting affordability even more out of reach for struggling Gippslanders. The Nationals Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien raised concerns in State Parliament this week at the difficulty Gippslanders, particularly first home buyers, are having in finding somewhere to live. “While the State Government’s latest housing tax –…

More delays on Farm Trespass laws in Vic

The Andrews Government has delayed debate of ‘on-the-spot’ fine legislation, relegating it down the priority list for the upper house of state parliament. The Livestock Management Amendment (Animal Activism) Bill 2021 passed the lower house two weeks ago, however the legislation hasn’t been listed for debate this sitting week. The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria…

Andrews bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games in regional Victoria remains unhopeful

Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy stresses that the Andrews Government’s ‘predominantly regional’ 2026 Commonwealth Games bid remains unhopeful following Labor’s decision to axe the crucial Country Roads and Bridges Program*.   Mr McCurdy said, “Before the Victorian Government proposes that regional Victoria hosts the 2026 Commonwealth Games, our regional roads and transport infrastructure…