Opposition Press Releases


Entries for September 2017

Violent crimes continue to soar

28 September, 2017
Today’s release of crime statistics shows crime is up 16.1% under Daniel Andrews. The quarterly results show that violent crime rates continue to incre... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Assistant Minister for Economic Development

27 September, 2017
Victorians are feeling the pinch from the cost of living pressures brought about by Daniel Andrews’ 11 new taxes and forced closure of Hazelwood which has... Read more

150,000 added to Victoria’s population

27 September, 2017
Victoria’s population is growing faster than ever before, with population growth of almost 150,000 people in the last year. Melbourne is being swamped ... Read more

Shepparton community should lead push for medical school

27 September, 2017
Deputy Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Training, Skills and Apprenticeships Steph Ryan has urged the Shepparton community to take the lead on es... Read more

O’Brien leading Liberal Nationals population policy

26 September, 2017
The Nationals Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien said he is proud and excited to have been announced chair of the Liberal-Nationals Victorian Popula... Read more

Bail breaching out of control under Andrews Labor Government

26 September, 2017
According to a new report released today by the Sentencing Advisory Council, breaches of bail and sentencing have skyrocketed to unprecedented levels under Dani... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Minister for Cost of Living

25 September, 2017
As the new Shadow Minister for Cost of Living I will be relentless in fighting for Victorians who are being pinched by cost of living pressures because of Danie... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Minister for Water

25 September, 2017
I am honoured to take on the position of Shadow Minister for Water, building on the work that Leader of The Nationals Peter Walsh has done in this area over the... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Minister for Local Government

25 September, 2017
I am very pleased to add the job of Shadow Minister for Local Government to my responsibilities. I have served in local government and know better than most... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Minister for Public Transport

25 September, 2017
I am excited to be given the opportunity to take on the Public Transport portfolio and to work with Matthew Guy and his team on our plan to decentralise Victori... Read more

Statement from Shadow Minister for Roads and Infrastructure

25 September, 2017
I am delighted to be taking on the portfolio of Roads and building on the work of Ryan Smith and the Liberal Nationals team working on our population plan to de... Read more

Statement from Shadow Minister for Country Health

25 September, 2017
I am delighted to be taking on the portfolio of Country Health and to take a leading role in the Liberal Nationals plan for health in rural and regional Victori... Read more

Statement from the Shadow Minister for Education

25 September, 2017
I am proud and humbled to be promoted to the Shadow Cabinet as the Shadow Minister for Education and Shadow Minister for Scrutiny of Government. A good educa... Read more

Liberal Nationals Shadow Ministry

24 September, 2017
Today, Peter Walsh and I announce a new shadow ministerial line-up that will sharpen our focus on the things that matter most to Victorians. The Liberals an... Read more

Liberal Nationals to provide free flu vaccinations for Victorian children

22 September, 2017
Shadow Minister for Health, Mary Wooldridge, today announced that a Liberal Nationals Government will provide up to $7 million over four years for free voluntar... Read more

Taxpayer funded spin-doctor by day, Labor preselection stalker by night

21 September, 2017
In more left on left violence, Marsha Thomson is reportedly being challenged by Labor-aligned-independent-bureaucrat Katie Hall. Ms Hall, who is clearly bein... Read more

Labor’s goat nothing to say on eID

21 September, 2017
Victorian producers still don’t know if the Andrews Labor Government will subsidise electronic identification tags for sheep and goats in 2018. In Parl... Read more

Sentencing reform

21 September, 2017
Reports a man who married a 14-year-old child bride in a secret Islamic ceremony has received a minimum sentence of 12 months shows the sentencing system needs ... Read more

Suspension of Deputy President, Khalil Eideh

21 September, 2017
This morning the Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Council, Mary Wooldridge began the first steps to suspend Khalil Eideh as Deputy President, while P... Read more

Labor sides with Greens to vote against community voice on soaring energy prices

20 September, 2017
Labor and the Greens have teamed up in the Legislative Council to vote down the Liberal Nationals’ motion to inquire into the impact of soaring energy pri... Read more
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