Thousands of jobs lost to South Australia as Victorian Labor drops the ball

The Victorian Labor Government’s unwillingness to support a western Victorian food manufacturer to expand its local operations has seen our state lose thousands of jobs to South Australia. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall is today celebrating his state securing a massive investment in food manufacturing with Horsham’s Australian Plant Proteins to set up a commercial…

Another voice opposes Labor’s plans for a second injecting room in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD

Labor’s plans for a second injecting room on Melbourne’s iconic Degraves Street cafe strip has been categorically rejected by local traders, residents and now Melbourne’s Lord Mayor. The Andrews Labor Government secretly spent more than $40 million buying the old Yooralla building on Flinders Street at the same time as it pursued plans to open…

One apology down, one to go Premier

Treasurer Tim Pallas has finally apologised today for his disgraceful slur directed at a female Labor colleague and the Premier must now do the same. Amid a frenzied press conference announcing the Andrews Labor Government has been forced to withdraw its own legislation to impose a big new housing tax on Victorians, Treasurer Tim Pallas…

Thousands of jobs lost to South Australia as Labor drops the ball

The Labor Government’s unwillingness to support Horsham-based food manufacturer Australian Plant Proteins to expand its local operations has seen thousands of local jobs lost to South Australia. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall is today celebrating his state securing a massive investment in food manufacturing, with APP to set up a commercial-scale pulse protein extraction facility…

Labor forced to back down on regional newspaper attack

The Andrews Labor Government has backtracked on its plan to take revenue from regional newspapers after strenuous opposition from The Nationals and the community. Labor’s Regulatory Legislation Amendment (Reform) Bill 2021, introduced in Parliament earlier in February, sought to remove a requirement for the state government and local councils to communicate changes and consultation opportunities…

The Not So Great Alpine Road

The Nationals Member for Eastern Victoria Region, Melina Bath has highlighted the dangerous state of the Great Alpine Road in Gippsland’s high country in State Parliament this week. Raising the issue on behalf of locals, Ms Bath called out unsatisfactory engineering works, substandard road repairs and poor communication from Regional Roads Victoria. “The Great Alpine…

Housing taxes pile more pain on home-buyers

Growing State Labor Government housing taxes are putting affordability even more out of reach for struggling Gippslanders. The Nationals Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien raised concerns in State Parliament this week at the difficulty Gippslanders, particularly first home buyers, are having in finding somewhere to live. “While the State Government’s latest housing tax –…