Budget a disappointment for Latrobe Valley

Nationals Member for Morwell, Russell Northe, said 2016/17 State Budget had delivered some projects and initiatives for the Latrobe Valley but unfortunately many others were ignored. Coal royalties Mr Northe said the major concern out of the Budget was the Andrews Labor Government’s “electricity tax” which will be a serious financial impost on the region’s…

Labor must stand up for CFA volunteers

It has been revealed that Premier Daniel Andrews is considering a deal that would give the city-based United Firefighters Union unprecedented power to control the CFA. Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the UFU was demanding the ability to veto CFA management decisions, a move strongly opposed by the CFA’s management, board and volunteers.…