Liberals and Nationals move to protect Victorian farmers from farm trespass

Amendments to strengthen the consequences for law-breaking activists caught trespassing on Victorian farms will be moved in Victorian Parliament today by the Liberals and Nationals. It’s expected the Bill to establish on-the-spot fines for farm trespass will be brought on for debate in the Legislative Council later today. The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Melina…

Questions silenced as Victorian Labor side-steps allegations of bullying, toxic treatment of women

The Government has attempted to silence questions in State Parliament today on allegations of bullying, intimidation and harassment of women within Victorian Labor and the Premier’s private office. Shadow Minister for Women Emma Kealy was prevented from asking the Premier to unreservedly apologise to former Labor MP Kaushaliya Vaghela who resigned from the Party earlier…

Andrews Government backflips on local newspaper cuts

Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy recently spoke in Parliament highlighting concerns that he and other National Party MP’s share regarding the Victorian Government’s Regulatory Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2021. Mr McCurdy said, “after pressure from the Nationals the Andrews Government has finally backed down.”    In Parliament, Mr McCurdy said, “I was recently contacted by…