Urgent support needed for casual workers

The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath is calling on the Andrews Labor Government to immediately extend eligibility for the $250 Power Saving Bonus to casual employees. “Casual workers have been disproportionally affected by Victoria’s five lockdowns,” said Ms Bath. “Casual workers require support from the State Government – they’ve lost more income…

Business need more support

More flexible business restrictions and stronger supports have been called by Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull.   Speaking in Parliament last week, Mr Bull said only around 20% of businesses were qualifying for support as restrictions were simply too tight.   “For example, the smaller operators who aren’t registered for GST are excluded and…