Month: December 2020

Labor?s Minister for Crime Prevention can?t explain what?s being done to try and reduce crime

Under questioning today, Labor?s Minister for Crime Prevention was lost for words when asked to explain what the government was doing to try and reduce crime in Victoria. Funding announced by the Andrews Labor Government in the 2020-21 State Budget for Crime Prevention is so light on detail, that the Minister for Crime Prevention can?t …

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Labor cuts funds to another government watchdog

Daniel Andrews has slashed funding to another government watchdog investigating his party ? this time about a 30 per cent funding cut to the Victorian Ombudsman. The Age revealed today that the Victorian Ombudsman?s budget has been slashed by about $2 million. This follows Labor?s $4.4 million cut to the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission?s (IBAC) …

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Our plan to rebuild the CFA: community consultation begins

In July this year, the Victorian Liberal Nationals announced their plan to rebuild the Country Fire Authority (CFA) following the implementation of the Andrews Labor Government?s disastrous fire services reforms. A key part of the Liberal Nationals? plan is to engage directly with CFA volunteers and key stakeholders. We firmly believe that hearing directly from …

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