Opposition Press Releases

Entries for July 2017

Heroin-related deaths on the rise in Victoria

31 July, 2017
Background Reports today show Victoria’s drug crisis is continuing to worsen, with heroin-related deaths expected to surpass the road toll within two o... Read more

Here we go again - Daniel Andrews treats prisoners better than he treats the community

31 July, 2017
Daniel Andrews is at it again - treating prisoners better than he treats the Victorian community. The Andrews Labor Government has brought in laws to wipe al... Read more

Nationals welcome next stage of Murray Basin Rail Project

31 July, 2017
The $440m Murray Basin Rail Project is steaming ahead with Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister and The Nationals MP for Gippsland Darren Chester annou... Read more

Andrews Labor Government continue to make life tougher for Victorian home owners

31 July, 2017
Reports today that the Hindmarsh, Towong and West Wimmera councils will be increasing rates well over inflation is more evidence of Daniel Andrews’ sham r... Read more

Labor’s inequality in healthcare

31 July, 2017
Not all Victorians are sharing in the improvements to health services delivery and ambulance wait times. Today’s ambulance response time performance d... Read more

Drug use out of control in Victoria

27 July, 2017
Background: A new report by the Intelligence Criminal Intelligence Commission shows drug manufacture in Victoria is rising. One in four clandestine labo... Read more

Victoria at the mercy of NSW for energy

27 July, 2017
Background: According to Deloitte Access Economics’ latest investment monitor report “Victoria and South Australia may need to import energy at p... Read more

A justice system in crisis under Daniel Andrews

26 July, 2017
Daniel Andrews has lost control with every aspect of the justice system in crisis and he has neither the plans or the will to fix it. Just today it’s b... Read more

Daniel Andrews’ plan for bigger Eastern Fwy traffic jam

26 July, 2017
Upgrading Chandler Highway is a sensible move, but it should have been part of a full upgrade to the Eastern Freeway. The Eastern Freeway is a congestion cal... Read more

Daniel Andrews drags feet on Police car ramming

24 July, 2017
With reports today that a police car has been rammed and an officer injured, Daniel Andrews has still failed to strengthen our laws and follow the lead of the L... Read more

15,000 fewer cancer patients to be treated annually at VCCC due to Daniel Andrews

19 July, 2017
A year after opening, the 13th floor of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) stands empty and today the Labor Government has announced the 8th floor... Read more

Dan’s latest desal rip off

19 July, 2017
Melbourne water customers will get even bigger bill increases if Daniel Andrews goes ahead with his latest desal rip off. Bills more than doubled when Labor ... Read more

Metro and myki failure

14 July, 2017
After such a catastrophic transport failure, Daniel Andrews should not ask commuters to complete a paper form to get compensation. Labor spent $1.5 billion b... Read more

Drug Injecting Rooms

13 July, 2017
Victorians don’t want government sanctioned drug ghettos popping up around our suburbs just because the government has given up on protecting our kids. ... Read more

Al Gore media stunt

13 July, 2017
Daniel Andrews is more concerned about cosying up to Al Gore in media stunts than he is about tackling soaring energy prices and looming blackouts in Victoria. ... Read more

Labor must step up for timber industry

12 July, 2017
Victoria’s timber industry has been given a glimmer of hope in the latest report into the Leadbeater’s Possum protection measures but the Andrews La... Read more

To lose two CEOs is careless, to lose three looks like you’re running an agenda

07 July, 2017
Daniel Andrews isn’t a leader, he’s a divider. In the last two years Daniel Andrews has already pushed out two CEOs, two Chief Officers, the enti... Read more

Daniel Andrews’ Brown Coal Statement

07 July, 2017
Daniel Andrews’ Brown Coal Statement is going to cause electricity prices to reach stratospheric heights which will further hurt Victorian households and ... Read more

Waste to energy project for Latrobe Valley

06 July, 2017
Today’s announcement that Australian Paper will proceed with planning and pre-construction works for a waste to energy project delivers some long overdue ... Read more

Education systems needs radical shift in approach to autism

06 July, 2017
Reports today that a Victorian public primary school held a student with autism in a makeshift plywood room shows that we need a radical shift in the attitudes ... Read more
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