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Media Release - Green light for high rises everywhere

The Andrews Labor Government’s Planning and Building Approvals Discussion Paper is code for denying local residents a say in the future of their suburbs.In criticising Melbourne’s comparative low density, Dick Wynne’s Advisory Board has shown just how completely out of touch it is ...
  Thursday, 24 October 2019

Media Release - Labor announces new housing tax

Today’s announcement by the Andrews Labor Government that it will impose a new housing tax is yet another blow to Victorians already struggling to break into the housing market. This new tax will unfairly be levied on thousands of Victorians buying new apartments to fund the removal of ...
  Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Media Release - Yet another cladding disaster ignored by the Andrews Labor Government

A source familiar with Kardinia Park has briefed the Victorian State Opposition about dangerous cladding at the stadium.The Andrews Labor Government has known of high risk flammable cladding covering Kardinia Park’s Hickey Stand since 2017.The threat has been known for two football seasons ...
  Friday, 4 October 2019

Media Release - Labor refuses to act while heritage homes razes

In Question Time in Parliament today, Labor’s Planning Minister, Richard Wynne refused to commit to fix his own flawed planning scheme amendment that allows magnificent heritage homes to be demolished. Richard Wynne’s amendment to Boroondara Planning Scheme C299 disgracefully allows ...
  Thursday, 12 September 2019

Media Release - Cowboy developers are getting away with the heist of the century

The two rogue developers convicted of illegally demolishing Carlton’s 159-year-old Corkman Pub have had their already meek fines almost slashed in half on appeal. The developers who unashamedly demolished this heritage icon should not make one cent of profit from their illegal actions. ...
  Friday, 6 September 2019

Media Release - Labor's heritage values are all out of whack

The priorities of the Andrews Labor Government and its heritage authority, Heritage Victoria, are completely wrong. As scores of beautiful heritage homes are routinely destroyed, this Labor Government and its heritage authority, does nothing to stop it. Yesterday it was announced that Federation ...
  Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Media Release - if you send your kids to a childcare centre, you're on your own in Daniel Andrews' Victoria.

During Question Time today, Labor's Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne, was asked why flammable cladding covering a childcare centre in Hughesdale hasn't been removed, given the Andrews Labor government rated it as a high risk property for almost a year.The best the Minister could answer was to ...
  Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Media Release - Labor’s recycling crisis set to cost Victorians $700,000 a week

Why are recyclables that Victorians have diligently separated from other household waste being dumped into landfill today? Because of Daniel Andrews and Labor’s complete and utter failure over the last 5 years to fix Victoria’s recycling crisis, particularly after China refused to ...
  Friday, 26 July 2019

Media Release - 10 questions for Daniel Andrews and Will Fowles to answer

1. Why was Mr Fowles in Canberra?2. Was Mr Fowles trip funded by Victorian taxpayers?3. Who was Mr Fowles with during his night out on the town?4. What time did Mr Fowles return to his hotel after his night out on the town?5. Was Mr Fowles under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol while in ...
  Thursday, 25 July 2019

Media Release - Labor’s cladding crisis continues

The cladding crisis in Victoria will continue unabated after Labor’s manifestly inadequate announcement today.The Andrews government has known about this crisis for almost 5 years and until now has done absolutely nothing to address it. As a result of Labor’s reckless spending and ...
  Tuesday, 16 July 2019