Politics or science? Victorians deserve the truth on Labor’s timber shutdown

Workers, families and communities whose livelihoods rely on Victoria’s $7.3 billion native timber industry are demanding the truth on the State Labor Government’s 2030 ban. Serious questions are being asked of the State Government, after Attorney-General Jaclyn Symes recently foreshadowed Labor won’t comply with a parliamentary request to produce scientific evidence on the ban because…

Derailed rail project anything but ‘on track’, Minister

The claim from Minister for Transport Infrastructure Jacinta Allan that the Murray Basin Rail Project is ‘ahead of schedule’ has left regional Victorians in absolute disbelief. The Murray Basin Rail Project is stalled, astronomically over-budget and nearing a decade behind schedule thanks to Jacinta Allan and Victorian Labor’s catastrophic project mismanagement. Leader of The Nationals…

Time to get serious on Traralgon bypass

The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien has called on the Andrews Labor Government to progress works on the long-waited Traralgon bypass. Mr O’Brien expressed concern that while talk of the bypass has gone on for decades, the flow of traffic through Traralgon is becoming increasingly choked with the introduction of multiple roundabouts and…

East Gippsland, charge your engines

Several holiday towns within East Gippsland will soon have improved access to Electric Vehicle Charge Stations, after a push in the Victorian Parliament from local Nationals State MP, Tim Bull.   Paynesville, Bruthen, Orbost, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Buchan, Cann River and Lakes Entrance have been identified as locations needing additional charging services, making the region…

Positive plan to secure Melbourne’s water supply and relieve the cost-of-living

Melburnians won’t be forced to pay more for water as a result of unnecessary orders from the Victorian Desalination Plant under an elected Liberals and Nationals government. Despite above-average rainfalls this year during La Nina seasonal conditions, the Labor Government has spent $76.7 million in 2021-22 ordering a massive 125GL of desal water. Shadow Minister…