Liberals and Nationals’ plan to stop Labor’s extermination of Victoria’s iconic brumbies

A Matthew Guy-led Liberals and Nationals Government will stop Labor’s extermination of Victoria’s brumby population. The new plan, announced today, will see a shift in focus to rehoming and veterinary intervention to manage the brumby population, standing in stark contrast to Labor’s plan for total eradication. The Liberals and Nationals’ new approach will involve: The…

Fruit Fly support hits all time low

Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy recently spoke in Parliament about the Victorian Government’s decision to take $2.5 million dollars of funding away from communities like Cobram, Shepparton and Mooroopna because the reduction of fruit fly is a shared responsibility.   In Parliament Mr McCurdy said, “The fruit fly in our regions starts in…

More Victorian manufacturing to drive more ways to buy local, support Victorian jobs

There’s a renewed push to capture new opportunities in manufacturing and drive alternative career paths in regional Victoria as part of Australian Made Week this week. Victoria was once a powerhouse in Australian manufacturing, but shortages of agriculture chemicals, machinery parts and PPE through the pandemic are driving home the desperate need to reduce Victoria’s…

Minister’s excuses leave Murray Basin Rail Project under a fresh cloud of doubt

Victorian Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan has used parliamentary budget hearings today to raise more red flags on the Murray Basin Rail Project, saying her Federal Labor colleagues have made no commitment to the project’s delivery. Under questioning at parliamentary hearings on the 2022-23 State Budget papers, the Minister worked hard to muddy the waters…

Public dental wait times grow

  In Parliament Nationals Member for Ovens Valley Tim McCurdy expressed his concern to hear that there will be a $24 million dollar cut to dentistry across Victoria.   Mr McCurdy said in Parliament, “I had a resident from Myrtleford attend my office recently to inform me that she waited three years to get a…