Have your say on cost of living pressures

The Victorian Liberal-National Coalition recently launched CostWatch, an initiative to hear directly from the community about cost of living pressures they face. Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the project’s aim was to uncover cost-of-living issues; get households and businesses talking; and most importantly use people power to reduce unnecessary costs. “The Andrews Labor Government keeps…

Gippsland Rail Commuter Chaos to Continue

Coalition Members of Parliament today said regional commuters face extended delays, cancelled services and deserve answers after it was revealed by Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan that VLocity services would be banned from the Pakenham rail line for at least a further 6 weeks. Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood said Minister for Transport Jacinta…

More full-time job losses across Latrobe-Gippsland

Official figures released yesterday again highlight the Andrews Labor Government’s broken promise to create full-time jobs in the Gippsland region. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released yesterday show 1,156 full-time jobs have been lost in the Latrobe-Gippsland area, which includes Morwell, Churchill and Traralgon, since Daniel Andrews came to office. The local unemployment rate has…

Questions on Notice – Consumer Affairs, Liquor and Gaming Regulation – Thursday 10 December 2015

3653.       Mr Northe to ask the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation — With reference to the cap on 27 372 venue operated electronic gaming machine (EGM) entitlements in Victoria: (1)    How many operational EGMs are located in each local government area. (2)    As of 1 October 2015, what percentage of EGM entitlements were allocated to: (a)   …