V/Line’s annual report reveals massive funding cuts

The Andrews Government has slashed $149 million from V/Line’s annual budget as country passengers continue to be plagued by frustrating delays, cancellations and service breakdowns, says Shadow Minister for Regional Public Transport Steph Ryan.

Labor’s secret plan to privatise VicRoads rego department will cost Victorians more

In Question Time on Tuesday Labor’s Treasurer, Tim Pallas, failed to rule out slugging Victorian motorists with increased vehicle registration fees as part of Labor’s plan to privatise VicRoads’ motor registry unit.

Red Shirt Rorts shame, Labor sham

It is a disgrace that Labor MPs can take $388,000 of money from the public purse for their own political purposes, and no one will be held accountable for it, says Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien.

Regional development stalled by Andrews Government

Regional Development Australia (RDA) committees, which are tasked with helping grow regional communities, have been abandoned for more than 12 months by the Andrews Labor Government, says Shadow Minister for Regional Victoria and Decentralisation Peter Walsh.

Road safety suffers as police used to babysit protesters

Last week as the 2019 road toll tragically surpassed the 2018 total, police resources were being diverted from important road safety work to babysit disruptive protestors in Melbourne’s CBD.

2019 road toll tragically surpasses last year’s total road deaths

214 people have tragically lost their lives on Victorian roads this year.

Labor’s track record on country trains goes from bad to worse

Half of the state’s V/Line services have failed to meet their punctuality targets every month for the past two years, a new analysis of data by the State’s Opposition shows, says Shadow Minister for Regional Transport Steph Ryan.

Daniel Andrews’ Solar Homes = Pink Batts 2.0

Potentially deadly major safety concerns have been revealed in an audit of Labor's Solar Homes scheme.

Dan’s ‘no dam’ plan threatening our future water security

Daniel Andrews has repeated his Water Minister’s folly saying there’s no point in building dams when it’s not raining, says Shadow Minister for Water Steph Ryan.

Labor warned about ‘highly vulnerable’ hospital systems

Cyber-attacks on a number of Victorian hospitals could have been prevented if the Andrews Labor Government had implemented recommendations of an Auditor General report from May which warned the State’s hospital systems were ‘highly vulnerable’ and needed urgent action.

Much more than a maintenance blitz needed

Rural and regional Victorians want assurances that money for road maintenance will be spent properly and result in high quality, long lasting repairs.

Rotting roos courtesy of Labor’s new policy

Changes to the kangaroo pet food program announced by the Andrews Labor Government risk tangling farmers, professional shooters and pet food processors up in red tape, says Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh.