Opposition Press Releases

Entries for December 2017

Labor Starts 2018 With A Financial Hangover

31 December, 2017
With the start of the new year Daniel Andrews is wishing Victorians ‘happy new taxes and charges’. From 1 January 2018: • Most public tra... Read more

Royal Commission now necessary and urgent

30 December, 2017
Daniel Andrews’ disrespect for CFA volunteers has torn away at the fabric of our fire services. Allegations his own hand-picked CEO has breached the pr... Read more

Daniel Andrews desperate to avoid scrutiny on dud West Gate Tunnel deal

29 December, 2017
The release of the West Gate Tunnel contract on the last business day of the year highlights how desperate Daniel Andrews is to hide the dud deal he has signed ... Read more

Dealing in death laws

28 December, 2017
Offenders who commit atrocious acts, especially mass casualty attacks, must always be held responsible for their own actions. Today the Liberal Nationals Coa... Read more

Vic famers hard hit by chickpea and lentil tariff

22 December, 2017
This morning I have spoken to Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to convey the seriousness of the impact of India’s 30 per cent tariff on chic... Read more

A Statement from the Leader of the Opposition

22 December, 2017
All Victorians are shocked and saddened by the events of yesterday evening. Our thoughts and prayers go to those people injured, to their families and frien... Read more

Safe Schools abolished in NSW

21 December, 2017
Daniel Andrews’ NSW Labor counterparts have acknowledged what Daniel Andrews refuses to: that the safe schools program must be “gone for good." N... Read more

Threat of water loss remains for Nth Vic communities

20 December, 2017
Background Shadow Water Minister Steph Ryan has called on all Basin ministers to commit to reviewing whether South Australia’s Lower Lakes even need an... Read more

Statement on Federal Cabinet reshuffle

19 December, 2017
On behalf of the Victorian Nationals, I congratulate The Federal Nationals Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie on her elevation to Federal Cabinet as Minister for Sp... Read more

Energy Commission warns power prices to rise

18 December, 2017
Daniel Andrews’ forced closure of Hazelwood power station has caused power prices to skyrocket, despite his lies that they wouldn’t. The Australi... Read more

Metro Tunnel consortium on notice: we need a South Yarra interchange

18 December, 2017
We need a Metro Tunnel interchange at South Yarra station to cater for projected growth in demand for public transport. The Liberal Nationals have today wri... Read more

Another massive cost blowout under Daniel Andrews

17 December, 2017
Today Daniel Andrews has revealed the cost of the Heart Hospital to taxpayers has blown out a massive 210 per cent, from $150 million to $470 million. This m... Read more

Attempt to block VEOHRC bullying report fails

15 December, 2017
Daniel Andrews has stood by and watched while Peter Marshall and the UFU tried to block the VEOHRC’s report into bullying and intimidation in Victoria&rsq... Read more

Budget update confirms Labor’s tax and spending blow out

15 December, 2017
Daniel Andrews is fuelling his record spend on bureaucrats and cost blow outs with record high taxes on Victorian households. Since the election, Daniel Andr... Read more

Labor and Greens combine for $200 million land tax hike

15 December, 2017
Victorians face higher land tax bills each and every year after Labor and their Greens allies combined to push through a new tax slug. A land tax grab of $20... Read more

Liberal Nationals save sporting clubs from Labor’s tax grab

15 December, 2017
The Liberal Nationals have stepped in to protect Victoria’s community sporting clubs from a massive tax hit at the hands of Daniel Andrews and Labor. L... Read more

Andrews Government won't guarantee energy supply

15 December, 2017
The Andrews Labor Government has refused to guarantee that Victoria will not be subjected to blackouts this summer, or that costs of paying power users to switc... Read more

What’s the point when prisons have revolving doors?

15 December, 2017
It doesn’t matter how many prison beds Labor talks about because criminals keep ending up back on our streets. Whether it’s escapes, riots, bail ... Read more

Labor backs illegal blockade while Nth Vic suffers

15 December, 2017
Northern Victorian producers have been let down by Labor Member for Northern Victoria Mark Gepp. An illegal union blockade at the Port of Melbourne is stoppi... Read more

Labor must end uncertainty in greyhound industry

14 December, 2017
The Andrews Labor Government must not wait until the cover of the busy Christmas holiday period to release its plans for the greyhound industry. When the dra... Read more
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