The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut support for Industry Training Advisory Boards (ITABs) shows it has no commitment to providing Victorians the skills they need to get a job, Shadow Higher Education and Skills Minister Steve Herbert said today.
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First home buyers will find it harder to break into the property market if the Baillieu Government decides to dump the popular First Home Bonus, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews said today.
The Baillieu Government has again failed to release hospital performance data on time as promised, the Shadow Minister for Health, Gavin Jennings, said today.
The Housing Minister, Wendy Lovell, should release overdue Victorian Public Housing Waiting list data immediately, rather than trying to sneak it out tomorrow afternoon, Shadow Minister for Housing Richard Wynne said today.
The Baillieu Government should immediately meet with the not-for-profit sector to hear their concerns about proposed changes to laws governing Victoria’s 37,000 incorporated associations, Shadow Minister for Consumer Protection Lily D’Ambrosio said today.
The Baillieu Government must deliver on mental health prevention and treatment services for Mildura, Warrnambool and Ballarat in this year’s State Budget, the Opposition Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Wade Noonan, said today.
Victorian Labor has today announced the first stage of its plan to keep Victorians in work and is asking the community and business groups to have their say.
The Baillieu Government needs to outline whether it will support Victorian Labor’s move to establish a parliamentary inquiry into unconventional gas explorations, including coal seam gas (CSG), in regional and rural Victoria, Shadow Minister for Energy Lily D’Ambrosio said today.
The Premier must start working to protect and create jobs with new figures showing Victoria’s unemployment rate has increased significantly, Leader of the Opposition Daniel Andrews said today.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to fix South-West Victorian roads is hurting businesses and putting motorists at risk, Shadow Minister for Roads and Road Safety Luke Donnellan said.
A commitment to provide street-by-street crime statistics to Neighbourhood Watch groups has been dumped by the Baillieu Government, Shadow Minister for Crime Prevention Jill Hennessy said today.
Local sporting clubs could be forced to go without proper training facilities with the Baillieu Government removing $46 million of funding for grants from the Community Support Fund, Shadow Minister for Sport and Recreation John Eren said today.
The State Labor Opposition today joined protesters at State Parliament to condemn the Baillieu Liberal National Government for slashing $112 million from programs designed to improve access to public transport for people living with a disability.
Victorian Transport Minister Terry Mulder has been missing in action as Warrnambool/Geelong V/Line customers continue to suffer daily train cancellations, delays and major disruptions, Shadow Minister for Public Transport Fiona Richardson said today.
The Baillieu Government has ignored the growing needs of the staff and students at Nelson Park School after it decided to move senior classes from the Hendy Street campus, Shadow Minister for Education James Merlino said today.
Mothers in regional and rural Victoria will find it harder to access support and services if the Baillieu Government doesn’t commit to refunding an important midwife program, the State Opposition said today.
An Auditor General’s report has found that the release of information to Victorians under Freedom of Information (FOI) is being significantly delayed by the Premier’s Private Office and the Premier’s department.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to submit on time a funding request to Infrastructure Australia has delayed the creation of thousands of jobs by several years, Shadow Minister for Major Projects and Infrastructure Tim Pallas said today.
The Baillieu Government has chosen to spend $300,000 a year on a spin doctor while slashing funding for important education programs in Victorian schools, Shadow Minister for Education James Merlino said today.
The Baillieu Government must clarify whether Metro plans to lay off a further 700 jobs following the sacking of more than 100 rail workers Shadow Minister for Public Transport Fiona Richardson said today.