Opposition Press Releases

Entries for October 2017

Battle of Beersheba

30 October, 2017
Today marks the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba which occurred in modern-day Israel. Beersheba was said to be one of the great and last cavalry ... Read more

Daniel Andrews: 843 days late to the party

27 October, 2017
Finally, Daniel Andrews has buckled to public pressure to reluctantly announce funding desperately needed for Wonthaggi Secondary College. This announcement... Read more

Dog breeders slam Labor’s secrecy on change

26 October, 2017
Background Alarm bells are ringing for Victorian dog breeders as the Andrews Labor Government dithers on its proposed Domestic Animals Amendment (Puppy Farms... Read more

Food and Fibre Export Performance Report

25 October, 2017
Cuts to Victoria’s agriculture budget and little action to reduce red tape for farmers are taking a toll on Victoria’s booming agriculture sector. ... Read more

More Labor stamp duty stunts

25 October, 2017
Daniel Andrews has increased stamp duty by 40% ($1.74 billion) in just three years yet he keeps preaching to the media how he’s helping homebuyers. Th... Read more

Labor in denial on botched eID rollout

25 October, 2017
Agriculture Minister Jaala Pulford has embarrassingly admitted she has no idea of serious concerns with the implementation of electronic identification (eID) of... Read more

This morning’s traffic chaos shows need for move-on laws

25 October, 2017
The protest this morning on Spring Street which has thrown Melbourne’s peak hour traffic into chaos shows the absurdity of Daniel Andrews’ decision ... Read more

ABS shows more users of our roads

23 October, 2017
More Victorians are using roads to get to work yet they keep getting relegated to the slow lane by Daniel Andrews. The simple fact is Daniel Andrews hates mo... Read more

Surge in violence towards Victorian health workers

23 October, 2017
According to the 84 Health Service annual reports released in parliament this week, the rate of occupational violence Victorian health care workers experienced ... Read more

When will Daniel Andrews stop standing by Peter Marshall?

22 October, 2017
More reports in the media today of bullying of our brave firefighters by members of the thuggish United Firefighters Union (UFU) raises the question: when will ... Read more

Labor still failing to consult regional industry

20 October, 2017
Background Daniel Andrews has snubbed the views of Victorian farmers by failing to consult with Victoria’s livestock and intensive industries before es... Read more

Victoria’s Unemployment Worst in the Nation – Again

19 October, 2017
Victoria’s jobs crisis is continuing with latest ABS jobs figures showing Victoria leads the nation in unemployment for the second consecutive month. V... Read more

Department of Justice Annual Reports

19 October, 2017
Today’s release of various Department of Justice Annual Reports simply confirms what Victorians already know, that the justice system is broken under Dani... Read more

Daniel Andrews’ disappearing Facebook post

19 October, 2017
Earlier today Daniel Andrews put up a Facebook post and tweet before strangely deleting both. The now deleted posts were of him smugly calling on NSW to &ldq... Read more

Andrews’ failure to fix CFA culture sees less female volunteers

19 October, 2017
Daniel Andrews has consistently shown blatant disregard for volunteer firefighters. His failure to stand up to the bullying tactics of United Firefighters Union... Read more

Daniel Andrews needs to stop protecting Peter Marshall

19 October, 2017
Peter Marshall and the United Firefighters Union must come out today and categorically deny that any member of the UFU has been responsible for covertly spying ... Read more

Daniel Andrews keeps the politics in infrastructure

18 October, 2017
Daniel Andrews promised that his establishment of Infrastructure Victoria would “take the politics out of infrastructure”. The government’s... Read more

Daniel Andrews proven a hypocrite on plastic bag ban

18 October, 2017
Less than 24 hours after Daniel Andrews announced a ban on shopping bags his own party has voted against banning shopping bags in parliament. The Liberal Nat... Read more

Auditor General finds government is failing to deliver leadership and fair access to elective surgery in Victoria

18 October, 2017
Victoria's health system is failing to meet elective surgery performance targets while operating theatres sit empty. The Auditor General’s report into ... Read more

Labor votes against public safety

18 October, 2017
Today, the Labor Party voted in the Legislative Council against measures to keep the community safe. The Liberal Nationals Bill to amend the Children, Youth ... Read more
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