Archives: November 2014

Labor Announces Royal Commission Into Family Violence

November 19, 2014

Family violence prevention in the West will get the attention and support it deserves under a Labor Government.

Andrews: Half Price Car Rego For Apprentices Under Labor

November 19, 2014

An Andrews Labor Government will halve the cost of car rego for thousands of apprentice tradies so they can afford more tools and training.

Labor Guarantees Nurse To Patient Ratios In Law

November 19, 2014

An Andrews Labor Government will ensure our loved ones receive the best care in Victorian hospitals and aged care facilities with groundbreaking new laws.

Labor To Support Camps, Sports And Excursions For Our Kids

November 19, 2014

More than 222,000 kids will directly benefit from the Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund, that will cover the increasing costs of school trips and free up family budgets, under an Andrews Labor Government.

Music Works: Supporting Local Acts And Local Jobs

November 19, 2014

Declaring Victoria the “music capital of Australia”, Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews today announced Music Works: a $22.2 million package to boost development of the local rock music industry and support local jobs.

Victorian Labor announces fair go for ratepayers

November 19, 2014

Victorian Labor will force councils to cap their rates at Consumer Price Index (CPI) and justify any further increases. Councils wishing to raise their rates above CPI must appeal to the independent Essential Services Commission (ESC) and justify any rate increases.

Victorian Labor’s Ice Intervention to Confront Ice Epidemic

November 19, 2014

An Andrews Labor Government will lay down the first steps to tackle the ice epidemic confronting Victoria’s suburbs and regional and rural towns. Labor’s Ice Intervention will include an Ice Action Taskforce to deliver an Ice Action Plan within the first 100 days of an Andrews Labor Government, $15 million for new drug and booze buses and $500,000 to set up grassroots community action groups across regional Victoria.