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Media Release: Urgent changes needed around council meeting laws

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the State Government to recall Parliament to deal with a number of urgent issues, including legislation to enable Victorian councils to continue to meet and make decisions throughout the unfolding COVID-19 crisis.Current legislation does not allow for any local ...
  Friday, 27 March 2020

Media Release - Questions unanswered over risk to Green Wedge

Labor Minister Jaala Pulford has refused to rule out if she had discussed rezoning Green Wedge land with the associate at the centre of the latest anti-corruption hearings involving developer John Woodman. In Question Time, Jaala Pulford yesterday admitted to meeting with John Woodman’s ...
  Thursday, 5 March 2020

Media Release - Liberal nationals to Introduce Bin Tax transparency clause

The Liberal Nationals will today attempt to introduce a transparency clause into rates notices across the state that would see Councils have to itemise the costs of its rubbish collection and services.It comes on the back of Labor’s announcement last week that will see its bin tax double, ...
  Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Media Release - Labor's Planning Minister caught out... again

In Question Time today Labor’s Planning Minister, Richard Wynne, was caught out playing fast and loose with the truth about his meetings with disgraced developer John Woodman and his associates.Two weeks ago in Question Time Richard Wynne said:“The assertion… that I had met with ...
  Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Media Release - What is Dick Wynne hiding?

Correspondence between Labor’s Minister for Planning, Dick Wynne and former Labor MPs, Judith Graley and Jude Perera, into the controversial Casey Planning Scheme Amendment C219 must be released today.A Freedom of Information request submitted by Shadow Minister for Planning, Tim Smith to the ...
  Thursday, 20 February 2020

Media Release - Rates relief needed across the board for fire-affected communities

Today’s announcement of a $10 million package for local government areas directly affected by bushfires is a step in the right direction, but misses the mark. Last week, the Liberal Nationals called on the Andrews Labor Government to provide council rates relief over the next two years for ...
  Monday, 27 January 2020

Media Release - New data shows Labor failing public housing

It’s official. Under Daniel Andrews, Victoria has fewer public housing dwellings, the expenditure per person has been cut, and Victorians are waiting longer to get into vacant properties.Victorians in regional areas are suffering the most, with those in Wodonga, Benalla/Wangaratta, Ballarat ...
  Thursday, 23 January 2020

Media Release - Council rates relief urgently needed for fire-affected property owners

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the Andrews Labor Government to provide council rates relief over the next two years for residents who have lost homes and businesses affected by Victoria’s dreadful bushfires.Without this relief, property owners whose homes have been burnt down would ...
  Monday, 20 January 2020

Media Release - The Andrews Labor Government gives the CFMMEU a seat at the table for building system review.

A loyalist of John Setka has been asked by this Labor government to review Victoria’s building system. This is like giving a fox the keys to a hen house. There is no place on a review panel for anyone who supports CFMMEU Leader, John Setka, a convicted thug and bully who was forced to resign ...
  Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Media Release - Statement on appointment of a monitor at the City of Casey

The Liberals National welcome the appointment of a monitor at the City of Casey.Local councils provide important services to the community, and it is important that residents have absolute confidence in the ethics and processes of council decision making.The Liberal Nationals eagerly await the ...
  Wednesday, 27 November 2019