The Napthine Government must explain to Victorian energy consumers why it has failed to ensure the enforcement of Victoria's energy retail laws, Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs, Lily D’Ambrosio said today.
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Victorian Labor will host People’s Forums in Frankston and Bentleigh on Tuesday and Wednesday of the next Parliament sitting week.
Colac roads are deteriorating to a dangerous state with an increasing number of potholes and crumbling shoulders because of Napthine Government road funding cuts over the past two years, Shadow Minister for Roads, Luke Donnellan, said today.
Three years since taking office the Napthine Government has failed to cut the cost of living for Victorian pensioners, Shadow Minister for Seniors and Ageing Jenny Mikakos said today.
Figures released last week show that the Napthine Government is responsible for a blowout in elective surgery waiting times, Shadow Health Minister Gavin Jennings said.
Victoria’s youth unemployment rate made a startling increase last month amid a continued lacklustre employment performance in Victoria, Acting Shadow Minister for Employment, James Merlino, said today.
Ambulances in regional Victoria were forced to respond to more than 200 call-outs a month due to alcohol abuse in the 2011/12 financial year, which tied up vital life-saving resources, Labor’s Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Wade Noonan, said today.
Melbourne’s ambulances were forced to respond to a record 700 call-outs a month due to alcohol abuse in the last financial year, up 40% since the Napthine Government came to office, Labor’s Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Wade Noonan, said today.
Victoria’s emergency triple zero call taking service is failing to meet the Napthine Government’s own ambulance dispatch targets, leading to dangerous delays in ambulance response times.
Yule Park P-8 Community College will be hit hard by the scrapping of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) as a result of a deal struck by Premier Denis Napthine, Shadow Minister for Education James Merlino said today.
Victorian families will be slugged new fees to camp in national parks to make up for Napthine Government budget cuts and mass staff sackings, Shadow Minister for the Environment and Climate Change, Lisa Neville, said today.
Another person has died in Gippsland waiting for an ambulance, the fifth case in the area in the last five months alone.
Grieving families of people who die or are severely injured in transport accidents will be denied compensation under cruel changes to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) scheme, Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews, said today.
The Napthine Government has scrapped a multi-million dollar bus tracking system that would have forced bus companies to improve service delivery, documents obtained by the State Opposition show.
The Napthine Government has created an emergency services crisis in Yan Yean by failing to fund vital CFA upgrades and refusing to provide additional police and resources to tackle an explosion in crime, Shadow Minister for Police, Bushfire Response and Emergency Services, Jacinta Allan, said today.
Emergency services workers who attend horrific car accidents will have access to compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder restricted under changes the Napthine Government is making to the Transport Accident scheme (TAC), Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Andrews said today.
Earlier this week Labor’s Deputy President in the Legislative Council, Matt Viney advised me that due to a mild stroke he would be absent from Parliament until December.
The Napthine Government has dragged its feet on making changes to emergency management in Victoria that won't be in place for the 2013/14 fire season, Shadow Minister for Emergency Services and the Bushfire Response, Jacinta Allan said today.
The Napthine Government will use its numbers to ram through legislation in Parliament designed to increase the fees paid by residents living in Victoria’s state-run residential disability accommodation.
The Ambulance Victoria 2012-13 Annual Report tabled in the Victorian Parliament today reveals that ambulance response times for life-threatening emergencies have gone backwards for the third consecutive year, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Wade Noonan said today.