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News and Issues

  • South Parade residents flooded again by Labor’s crossing bungle

    This is South Parade, Blackburn, on Tuesday - flooded yet again by water overflowing from the "upgraded" drainage system installed as part of Labor's bungling of the Blackburn level crossing removal. The LXRA and the ... Read More

    Liberals to back strong new plan for Box Hill’s future

    A Liberal Nationals government will act urgently to tackle the over-development that is threatening to turn central Box Hill into a mass of towers and wind tunnels, and work with Whitehorse council to put in ... Read More

    GPS ankle bracelets for car-jackers and home invaders

    A Liberal Nationals Victorian government will require criminals who commit home invasions or car jackings to be fitted with GPS tracking anklets when they are released from jail. GPS tracking anklets allow authorities to monitor ... Read More

    $750,000 to improve local traffic flow and cut congestion

    A Liberal Nationals government will act to improve traffic flow and safety and cut congestion on main roads in local suburbs including Balwyn, Surrey Hills, Box Hill and Blackburn. Major east-west and north-south roads have ... Read More

    Free rego for red P platers

    A Matthew Guy Liberal Victorian government will give red P-platers a $295 "rego"saving by scrapping the registration component for first-year drivers. Red P platers will pay just the TAC component that helps people injured in ... Read More

    Liberals to provide $195 million for grassroots sport

    The Liberal Nationals have committed $195 million for grassroots sport to help local sports clubs get the facilities they need, as well as upgrading school sports grounds for shared use with community sports clubs. Supporting ... Read More

    Daytime PSOs at stations across Melbourne, including Box Hill

    Protective Services Officers have been a great success in keeping our stations safe and giving people the confidence to travel at night. This Liberal Nationals move to have PSOs during the daytime at Box Hill ... Read More

    Free school books for students under Liberals

    Families with students at government secondary schools will no longer have to pay for school textbooks if a Liberal Nationals state government is elected in November. This will save up to $1,000 a year for ... Read More

    Liberals’ building fund for Catholic and independent schools

    Many Victorian families work hard to earn the money to send their children to Catholic or independent schools. However, those schools receive little state government assistance for new or upgraded buildings. In many parts of ... Read More

    More classrooms and better facilities for Box Hill High School

    A Liberal Nationals state government will provide $5.5 million for new classrooms and upgraded facilities at Box Hill High School. Box Hill High is one of Victoria’s best performing schools, but it needs more classrooms ... Read More

    European-style high speed rail for Victoria

    This Liberal Nationals commitment for European-style high speed rail in Victoria has the potential to transform our state, taking the pressure off Melbourne and opening up fast access to and from our regional centres. It ... Read More

    Help for children with autism and their families

    Children with autism and their families can face huge challenges in life. We are still struggling as a society to understand the seemingly ever-growing numbers of children with autism, and how best to give them ... Read More
  • Bullied out of Victoria's fire services

    Royal Commission needed to fix our fire services

    More than 300 years of combined experience have been lost with the number of senior firefighting personnel who have been bullied out of their jobs by Premier Daniel Andrews. These are people who have sacrificed ... Read More
    Andrews must act on Melbourne port picket

    Andrews must act on Melbourne port picket

    Premier Daniel Andrews needs to act urgently to end the picket currently blockading the Webb Dock terminal at the Port of Melbourne. The picket, manned by members of the Maritime Union of Australia and the ... Read More
    Tearing the CFA apart

    CFA break-up gives union more power and downgrades volunteers

    The changes to Victoria's firefighting services announced by Premier Andrews today will allow firefighter union bosses to obtain greater control and veto powers not just over the CFA, but over Victoria's entire combined paid firefighting ... Read More
    Labor seeks power for more UFU-style deals with unions

    Labor seeks power for more UFU-style deals with unions

    The Liberal Nationals Coalition will oppose a move by the Andrews Government to give itself the power to do more UFU-style deals with public sector unions. The Fair Work (Commonwealth Powers) Amendment Bill is being ... Read More
    Costs soar but ambulances arrive no quicker

    Costs soar, but ambulances arrive no quicker

    Before the election, Daniel Andrews told Victorians our ambulance system was in crisis and he would fix it. It's now become clear all Mr Andrews has “fixed” is an expensive pay deal with the paramedics ... Read More
    CFMEU

    Victoria hit by construction industry disruption

    Thanks to the Andrews Government’s abolition of the Victorian Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry, Victoria has been left wide open to union thuggery and intimidation in the construction industry. Across the ... Read More

    Unions clip Victorian taxpayers’ ticket

    Yet again, the costs of Victorian infrastructure projects are being driven up by massive pay deals under a Labor government - just like the desalination plant. As today's The Australian reports, construction workers for Melbourne's ... Read More

    CUB picket bullying caught on camera

    Premier Andrews should be condemning the thuggery and bullying on the CUB picket line, not urging the unions to keep their picket going. Backing this rogue union campaign against one of Victoria's best known companies ... Read More

    Picket line thuggery continues

    The thuggery continues at this picket line against CUB backed by the Andrews government, with a cowardly attack on an ordinary worker simply trying to do his job. The Fair Work Commission has already made ... Read More
    Dan's IR Minister backs rogue union disruption

    IR Minister backs union disruption

    This rogue union campaign against CUB is completely outside the Fair Work Act. Yet instead of condemning their actions, Victoria’s Industrial Relations Minister is urging them on. Her job should be about resolving disputes within ... Read More
    Secret CFA negotiations revealed

    Secret CFA negotiations show Premier knew of problems

    The secret negotiations revealed by the Herald Sun today show Premier Andrews knew there were big problems with Fair Work's recommended CFA deal at the same time he was out there telling volunteers there was ... Read More
    Deal risks CFA's future - Jack Rush QC

    Deal risks CFA’s future – Jack Rush QC

    The Herald Sun has published a powerful assessment of the CFA crisis by Jack Rush QC, the highly regarded counsel to Victoria’s Bushfires Royal Commission. Premier Andrews wanted the CFA to break the law. The ... Read More
  • Labor rort, you pay

    Labor rort, you pay

    Labor have used their numbers to block every attempt to have the Legislative Assembly hold rorting Labor MPs to account. Geoff Shaw was held to account in the previous Parliament, but Labor won't apply the ... Read More
    This week in Parliament 21 Sept 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 21 September 2017

    In State Parliament this week, Liberal and Nationals MPs highlighted the huge increases in energy bills that are hurting small businesses and families across Victoria, and the government’s inaction and broken promises about them. We ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 8 September 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 8 September 2017

    In State Parliament this week, Liberal and Nationals MPs questioned the government about threats to Victoria’s electricity supply reliability over summer. We demanded answers from the government over the latest Labor rorts scandal, this time ... Read More
    This week in Parliament 24 August 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 24 August 2017

    In a shortened sitting week, Liberal and Nationals MPs highlighted the damaging effects that soaring energy bills are having on businesses and health services across Victoria. We called for all emergency workers to be able ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 10 August 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 10 August 2017

    In the first sitting week of State Parliament after the winter recess, Liberal and Nationals MPs continued to oppose the government’s legislation to impose an unfair new tax on taxi, Uber and hire car trips ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 23 June 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 23 June 2017

    In State Parliament in the final week before the winter break, Liberal and Nationals MPs opposed the government’s five new stamp duty and property taxes. We were successful in forcing the government to abandon its ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 8 June 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 8 June 2017

    In State Parliament this week, Liberal and Nationals MPs called on the government to explain how Brighton killer Yacqub Khayre had been released on parole, despite apparently being disqualified under the Callinan reforms because he ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 25 May 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 25 May 2017

    In State Parliament in a truncated two day sitting week, Liberal and National MPs opposed the government’s new and increased tax measures. These include increasing stamp duty on new vehicles, imposing stamp duty on off-the-plan ... Read More
    This week in State Parliament - 11 May 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 11 May 2017

    In State Parliament this week, Liberal and Nationals MPs called on the government to support the Coalition’s plan for compulsory long minimum jail terms for repeat violent offenders, following the horrific murder in his own ... Read More
    Taxpayers pay for Dan's coverup

    Premier Andrews slugs taxpayers for his failed rorts coverup attempt

    While Don Nardella has been rorting taxpayers for $175,000, Premier Andrews himself has misused an even larger amount of taxpayer funds. He's slugged the taxpayer for hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal bills trying ... Read More
    This week in Parliament 23 March 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 23 March 2017

    This week in State Parliament, Liberal and Nationals MPs called on the Premier to support moves in the Parliament to require Labor’s MP, Don Nardella, to repay the taxpayers’ funds he has pocketed from his ... Read More
    This week in Parliament - 9 March 2017

    This week in State Parliament – 9 March 2017

    In a week with State Parliament in turmoil, Liberal and Nationals MPs opposed Labor’s move to impose a $2 tax on every taxi and Uber ride in Victoria - yet another breaking of Premier Andrews’ ... Read More
  • GPS ankle bracelets for car-jackers and home invaders

    A Liberal Nationals Victorian government will require criminals who commit home invasions or car jackings to be fitted with GPS tracking anklets when they are released from jail. GPS tracking anklets allow authorities to monitor ... Read More

    Free rego for red P platers

    A Matthew Guy Liberal Victorian government will give red P-platers a $295 "rego"saving by scrapping the registration component for first-year drivers. Red P platers will pay just the TAC component that helps people injured in ... Read More

    Liberals to provide $195 million for grassroots sport

    The Liberal Nationals have committed $195 million for grassroots sport to help local sports clubs get the facilities they need, as well as upgrading school sports grounds for shared use with community sports clubs. Supporting ... Read More

    Daytime PSOs at stations across Melbourne, including Box Hill

    Protective Services Officers have been a great success in keeping our stations safe and giving people the confidence to travel at night. This Liberal Nationals move to have PSOs during the daytime at Box Hill ... Read More

    Free school books for students under Liberals

    Families with students at government secondary schools will no longer have to pay for school textbooks if a Liberal Nationals state government is elected in November. This will save up to $1,000 a year for ... Read More

    Liberals’ building fund for Catholic and independent schools

    Many Victorian families work hard to earn the money to send their children to Catholic or independent schools. However, those schools receive little state government assistance for new or upgraded buildings. In many parts of ... Read More

    European-style high speed rail for Victoria

    This Liberal Nationals commitment for European-style high speed rail in Victoria has the potential to transform our state, taking the pressure off Melbourne and opening up fast access to and from our regional centres. It ... Read More

    Help for children with autism and their families

    Children with autism and their families can face huge challenges in life. We are still struggling as a society to understand the seemingly ever-growing numbers of children with autism, and how best to give them ... Read More

    4,000 new Tasers for Victoria Police

    A Liberal Nationals government will provide 4,000 new Tasers for Victoria Police to use against violent offenders. Tasers incapacitate an offender with an electric charge so they can be subdued and arrested. With 4,000 additional ... Read More

    A fair go for boaties

    A Victorian Liberal Nationals government will use all of the revenue raised from boat licence and other fees to put $27.7 million a year into upgrading boat ramps, jetties, etc. This is good news for ... Read More

    Better home-based health care

    A Matthew Guy Liberal Nationals Government will provide $175 million in funding to expand community and home-based care, and support for Victorians with chronic disease who can safely be treated outside hospital. This will mean ... Read More

    The Liberals’ crime solutions

    Over the past three years, there's been a huge increase in violent crime and loss of respect for the law. We need the Liberal Nationals’ solutions to help make our homes and streets safe. From ... Read More
  • South Parade residents flooded again by Labor’s crossing bungle

    This is South Parade, Blackburn, on Tuesday - flooded yet again by water overflowing from the "upgraded" drainage system installed as part of Labor's bungling of the Blackburn level crossing removal. The LXRA and the ... Read More

    Liberals to back strong new plan for Box Hill’s future

    A Liberal Nationals government will act urgently to tackle the over-development that is threatening to turn central Box Hill into a mass of towers and wind tunnels, and work with Whitehorse council to put in ... Read More

    $750,000 to improve local traffic flow and cut congestion

    A Liberal Nationals government will act to improve traffic flow and safety and cut congestion on main roads in local suburbs including Balwyn, Surrey Hills, Box Hill and Blackburn. Major east-west and north-south roads have ... Read More

    Daytime PSOs at stations across Melbourne, including Box Hill

    Protective Services Officers have been a great success in keeping our stations safe and giving people the confidence to travel at night. This Liberal Nationals move to have PSOs during the daytime at Box Hill ... Read More

    More classrooms and better facilities for Box Hill High School

    A Liberal Nationals state government will provide $5.5 million for new classrooms and upgraded facilities at Box Hill High School. Box Hill High is one of Victoria’s best performing schools, but it needs more classrooms ... Read More

    $9.5 million to rebuild Koonung Secondary College

    A Liberal-Nationals Government will provide $9.5 million for a major upgrade of Koonung Secondary College. The funding will enable an extensive rebuild of the school, with new and upgraded classrooms and facilities, including for sports, ... Read More
    We'll Build Both

    Liberals will build East West Link

    Liberal leader, Matthew Guy, has pledged that a Liberal Nationals government will build the East West Link if elected at November’s state election. A Liberal Nationals government will also build the North East Link. However, ... Read More

    Protecting our suburbs

    A Liberal Nationals government will introduce strict new planning rules within its first 100 days of office to protect the liveability and character of our residential streets and neighbourhoods. This will help protect suburbs across ... Read More
    Liberals to boost security cameras

    Liberals to boost safety in local suburbs

    A Liberal Nationals state government will invest $375,000 in more security cameras, better lighting and other measures to fight crime in local suburbs such as Box Hill, Box Hill North, Blackburn, Blackburn North and Mont ... Read More
    Box Hill needs a new master plan

    Box Hill needs a new master plan

    Central Box Hill urgently needs a new master plan if we are going to avoid it becoming a jungle of high rise towers and wind tunnels. Here's what I said about it in Parliament last ... Read More
    Eram Park

    Eram Park sewage treatment plant is on the nose

    What has gone on with the Eram Park sewage treatment plant proposal is a disgrace. Here's what I said about it in Parliament last week: I raise with the Minister for Water the issue of ... Read More

    South Parade flooding needs to be fixed

    Here's more about what happened after the Level Crossing Removal Authority “upgraded” the drainage as part of the Blackburn level crossing project - instead of flooding the station's pedestrian underpass, it's flooded residents' homes all ... Read More
  • Liberals to back strong new plan for Box Hill’s future

    A Liberal Nationals government will act urgently to tackle the over-development that is threatening to turn central Box Hill into a mass of towers and wind tunnels, and work with Whitehorse council to put in ... Read More

    GPS ankle bracelets for car-jackers and home invaders

    A Liberal Nationals Victorian government will require criminals who commit home invasions or car jackings to be fitted with GPS tracking anklets when they are released from jail. GPS tracking anklets allow authorities to monitor ... Read More

    $750,000 to improve local traffic flow and cut congestion

    A Liberal Nationals government will act to improve traffic flow and safety and cut congestion on main roads in local suburbs including Balwyn, Surrey Hills, Box Hill and Blackburn. Major east-west and north-south roads have ... Read More

    Free rego for red P platers

    A Matthew Guy Liberal Victorian government will give red P-platers a $295 "rego"saving by scrapping the registration component for first-year drivers. Red P platers will pay just the TAC component that helps people injured in ... Read More

    Liberals to provide $195 million for grassroots sport

    The Liberal Nationals have committed $195 million for grassroots sport to help local sports clubs get the facilities they need, as well as upgrading school sports grounds for shared use with community sports clubs. Supporting ... Read More

    Daytime PSOs at stations across Melbourne, including Box Hill

    Protective Services Officers have been a great success in keeping our stations safe and giving people the confidence to travel at night. This Liberal Nationals move to have PSOs during the daytime at Box Hill ... Read More

    Free school books for students under Liberals

    Families with students at government secondary schools will no longer have to pay for school textbooks if a Liberal Nationals state government is elected in November. This will save up to $1,000 a year for ... Read More

    Liberals’ building fund for Catholic and independent schools

    Many Victorian families work hard to earn the money to send their children to Catholic or independent schools. However, those schools receive little state government assistance for new or upgraded buildings. In many parts of ... Read More

    More classrooms and better facilities for Box Hill High School

    A Liberal Nationals state government will provide $5.5 million for new classrooms and upgraded facilities at Box Hill High School. Box Hill High is one of Victoria’s best performing schools, but it needs more classrooms ... Read More

    European-style high speed rail for Victoria

    This Liberal Nationals commitment for European-style high speed rail in Victoria has the potential to transform our state, taking the pressure off Melbourne and opening up fast access to and from our regional centres. It ... Read More

    Help for children with autism and their families

    Children with autism and their families can face huge challenges in life. We are still struggling as a society to understand the seemingly ever-growing numbers of children with autism, and how best to give them ... Read More

    4,000 new Tasers for Victoria Police

    A Liberal Nationals government will provide 4,000 new Tasers for Victoria Police to use against violent offenders. Tasers incapacitate an offender with an electric charge so they can be subdued and arrested. With 4,000 additional ... Read More