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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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Liberal Nationals to withdraw Victoria from controversial Belt and Road

A Michael O’Brien-led Liberal Nationals Government will withdraw Victoria from Labor’s lop-sided and secretive Belt and Road deal with the Chinese Government. This is not a decision that has been taken lightly. But it is the right decision for Victoria. The Belt and Road deal is not in Victoria’s interests. It doesn’t support our sovereignty, …

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Daniel Andrews and the Labor Government impose new tax on number plates

By voting down amendments proposed by the Liberal Nationals in the Upper House this afternoon, Daniel Andrews and the Labor Government have this afternoon imposed yet another new tax on Victorians. As part of the Transport Legislation Amendment Bill, proposed changes to the way non-standard number plates are sold meant that owners would have had to …

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Andrews Labor Government shuffles the deckchairs and hides behind a veil of secrecy on road projects

Despite promises of a big-spending budget, all the Andrews Labor Government has managed to do for roads is to shuffle the deckchairs and refuse to update the public on road project cost blowouts. The government is trumpeting a ‘new program’ to ‘keep Victorians moving’ but the stated initiatives are made up of old announcements. All of …

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Labor’s budget fails to address the real problem in Daniel Andrews’ failed Youth Justice system

Despite the increasingly irreparable damage done to the Youth Justice system by the Andrews Labor Government, the 2020/21 Budget has failed to do anything to divert young people away from a path of crime. Instead of directing money in the State Budget at programs to pay for overblown staff budgets, the Andrews Labor Government should …

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Labor’s new tax on jobs

Victoria is currently in the middle of a jobs crisis, so what does Daniel Andrews do? Andrews introduces a new tax on jobs. Labor’s announcement of a new levy is a kick in the guts to all those small businesses who have battled through the harsh lockdowns because of Daniel Andrews’ second wave of coronavirus. …

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Remembering our lost road traffic victims

  Today marks the 25th World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.  We pause to remember the millions of people worldwide who have been killed or seriously injured on the road, as well as acknowledging the loss and suffering of all affected victims, families and communities.  We also pay tribute to the victims we don’t always consider; emergency response personnel and medical professionals, who deal daily with the traumatic aftermath …

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