Liberal Nationals’ positive plan to protect regional Victoria against COVID-19

Further measures must be enforced to protect regional Victoria from Melbourne’s coronavirus crisis. Unnecessary travel into regional Victoria will only increase the risk of spreading COVID-19, and delay the easing of restrictions in Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. The recent case of a Melbourne woman forcing the shutdown of several businesses in East Gippsland after breaching…

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric focus costing country jobs

Daniel Andrews’ city-centric shutdowns are unfairly costing jobs in regional Victoria. Victorian food service businesses had planned to reopen to 50 people on Monday under a planned easing of coronavirus restrictions. Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh said the Andrews Labor Government had blindsided country businesses with…

Ongoing Carbon innovation funding commitment needed

The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath has congratulated Australian Carbon Innovation (ACI) on securing a one year funding reprieve from the Andrew Government. Ms Bath said the funding announcement was overdue with ACI having a significant track record in innovative research and development. “Having personally made multiple representations in State Parliament advocating…