Opposition Press Releases

Entries for January 2017

Hazelwood closure

31 January, 2017
With only two months before Hazelwood’s planned complete shutdown, Daniel Andrews must do everything he can to fight to keep Hazelwood open to g... Read more

Not even CFMEU will back Andrews on Hazelwood

31 January, 2017
Victorian household electricity bills are sky-rocketing because of Daniel Andrews’ obsession with renewable energy targets.   Daniel A... Read more

Teachers failing literacy and numeracy tests

31 January, 2017
Reports today that 1 in 20 teachers fail basic literacy and numeracy tests make a mockery of Daniel Andrews’ promise to turn Victoria into the &ldqu... Read more

Report on Government Services

31 January, 2017
Victorians have never felt less safe in their homes and neighbourhoods according to a Report on Government services released today.  These f... Read more

CFA volunteer numbers down under Andrews

31 January, 2017
The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services has today revealed that the number of CFA volunteers in Victoria has dropped signifi... Read more

Labor continues to lie over soaring power bills

30 January, 2017
This morning on Sky News, Labor’s Harriet Shing falsely claimed that the closure of Hazelwood would only cost Victorian power customers a few dollars over... Read more

IBAC’s report on Ultranet

27 January, 2017
Background: The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission has today revealed the extent of corruption by senior figures in the Victorian education ... Read more

Mikakos’ Supermax Backflip

27 January, 2017
Jenny Mikakos now supports a Youth Supermax despite having criticised it just three months ago.  In September last year I supported the idea of a Yout... Read more

Report confirms Youth Justice out of control

24 January, 2017
The Productivity Commission has today confirmed that Victoria’s youth justice system has spiralled out of the Andrews Government’s control. ... Read more

‘One strike and you’re out’ and presumption of remand for those charged with violent offences

23 January, 2017
We are all grieving and angry about the tragedy in Melbourne on Friday and Victorians deserve answers to such senseless loss and suffering.  ... Read more

Statement from Matthew Guy

20 January, 2017
I, like everyone, am distressed and shocked by the tragedy in Melbourne today.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the deceased and injured and all thei... Read more

Liberal Nationals announce City of Culture

20 January, 2017
A Liberal National Coalition Government will introduce a City of Culture initiative which will showcase cultural highlights from across regional and s... Read more


20 January, 2017
The Liberal Nationals are delighted that thousands of Victorian jobs have been saved and acknowledge the great work of the local Members of Parliament... Read more

Andrews’ Solar Tram Stunt

19 January, 2017
Daniel Andrews’ announcement today will do nothing to ease the pressure on families facing bill shock under his watch. Victoria has lost 2... Read more

Daniel Andrews responsible for flagrant drug use in the city

19 January, 2017
Background Despite desperate attempts by the Andrews Government to deny responsibility for leaving police without important powers to move people... Read more

Liberal Nationals will get wild dogs under control

14 January, 2017
An elected Liberal-Nationals government would introduce new measures to bring wild dog numbers under control in Victoria’s High Country, Shadow Minister f... Read more

Youths rioting at Malmsbury

12 January, 2017
While Daniel Andrews is on holiday, the law and order crisis in Victoria is spiralling further out of control. There are reports today of yet another out of ... Read more

Liberal Nationals to make support for victims top priority

10 January, 2017
Outline A Liberal Nationals Government will put victims first in our criminal justice system. In 2014, the Coalition Government through then Attorney-... Read more

Victoria yet to issue ban notice for Queensland prawns

10 January, 2017
Background The Australian Government has banned the import of foreign green prawns after the detection of white spot, a disease harmless to humans but devast... Read more

Andrews Government’s Pool Parties for Thugs

09 January, 2017
Daniel Andrews and Jenny Mikakos keep saying that repeated rioting on their watch is unacceptable but the reality is that they not only accept it, but they rewa... Read more
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