In an outrageous abuse of parliamentary process, Liberal Member for Western Metropolitan Region Bernie Finn has called for the Minister for Education to sack a highly regarded principal, Shadow Minister for Education James Merlino said today.
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The Baillieu Government’s major infrastructure projects are not likely to be built for more than 10 years, if ever, Shadow Minister for Major Projects and Infrastructure Tim Pallas said today.
Today’s budget will deliver no immediate relief for the thousands of commuters travelling on congested V/Line regional trains, the Shadow Minister for Public Transport, Fiona Richardson, said.
Victorian families hoping for the Baillieu Government to deliver a budget that would create jobs and provide much-needed support have been let down, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews said today.
The Baillieu Government needs to stop attacking nurses and start negotiating with them to end the enterprise bargaining dispute, Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews said today.
The Baillieu Government must stop dithering and resolve capacity issues at the Port of Melbourne, Shadow Minister for Ports, Major Projects and Infrastructure Tim Pallas said today.
Commuters in Bendigo will be waiting years before Protective Service Officers (PSOs) start patrolling regional stations, Acting Shadow Police Minister James Merlino said today.
The Baillieu Government has let down commuters after it was revealed changes to the MetroTrain timetable will slow down trains and won’t fix the peak hour crush, Shadow Transport Minister Fiona Richardson said today.
The Baillieu Government has been given an ‘F’ for its neglect for Victorian women by the Labor Opposition on International Women’s Day.
The Premier needs to outline when he will deliver on his promise to create 55,000 jobs a year with new figures showing Victoria’s unemployment has increased, Shadow Minister for Employment Tim Pallas said today.
The Baillieu Government should stop trying to blame others for job losses and start outlining what it will do to protect jobs in regional Victoria, Labor spokesman for Regional and Rural Development, John Lenders, said today.
The Labor Opposition won’t back down from pressuring the Premier to deliver a jobs plan, no matter how hard the Baillieu Government tries to hide from scrutiny, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews said today.
The Baillieu Government’s purported $10 billion Port of Hastings super port will become a ghost port when 40 stevedoring jobs disappear from the port this year, Shadow Minister for Ports Tim Pallas said today.
Today’s 2011-12 Mid-Year Financial Report released by the Baillieu Government again shows why Victoria desperately needs a jobs plan, Shadow Treasurer Tim Holding said.
Regional Victorians are bearing the brunt of the State’s job crisis, with unemployment growing at more than twice the rate as Melbourne, Labor Spokesman for Regional and Rural Development, John Lenders, said today.
The Baillieu Government must learn from its mistakes made in the recent dispute with nurses and engage in EBA negotiations with Victorian teachers in good faith, Shadow Minister for the Teaching Profession Steve Herbert said today.
The Baillieu Government has failed to advise Victorians receiving the premium solar feed-in tariff that they could be disqualified from the scheme if they install additional roof-top panels, Shadow Minister for Energy and Consumer Protection, Lily D’Ambrosio said today.
The Baillieu Government has shortened VicRoads opening hours which will inconvenience thousands of customers, Shadow Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan said today.
Embarrassingly for the Baillieu Liberal National Government, V/Line’s chief executive has admitted there are not enough carriages or trains to service current demand, blowing the lid off the Minister’s repeated claims that all is fixed with our public transport system, Shadow Public Transport Minister Fiona Richardson said today.
The Baillieu Government is refusing to act on road congestion despite planning to release its long overdue Port of Melbourne container capacity expansion review, Shadow Ports Minister Tim Pallas said today.