Inquiry finding – Labor’s Lead Battery failure

A Parliamentary Inquiry into the Health Impacts of Air Pollution has recommended the Andrews Government conduct an independent Environmental Effects Statement (EES) into Chunxing Corporations Used Lead Acid Battery (ULAB) secondary smelter proposed for Latrobe Valley. The Andrews Government allowed Chunxing Corporation to self-assess its environmental impacts, despite the ULAB project attracting significant opposition from…

Labor’s double dose double backflip blindsides hospitality workers

Gippsland hospitality businesses already stretched and hurting with the Andrews Labor Government’s brutal restrictions have been thrown into chaos with a last-minute announcement that staff will need to be double-vaccinated by Friday 22 October. The Andrews Government’s roadmap and vaccine mandate clearly states authorised workers must have their first vaccination by October 15 – or…