Archives: April 2015

The Hon Natalie Hutchins MP Launches Blog

April 27, 2015

Natalie Hutchins, has today launched her new blog. The blog will feature a range of issues and offers Ms Hutchins' take on the issues of the day.

Traditional Owners Called On For Council

April 17, 2015

Traditional Owners are invited to apply for one of five positions on the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council.

Consultation Begins On Fair Go Rates

April 17, 2015

Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins, has today welcomed the release of the Essential Services Commission’s (ESC) discussion paper on the fair go rates cap.


April 15, 2015

The previous Liberal Government incurred a $339 million bill for the East West Link’s initial costs. These funds have already been spent, cannot be retrieved, and Michael O’Brien is responsible.

Aunty Walda Blow

April 14, 2015

Today we acknowledge the sad loss of Aunty Walda Blow,a Yorta Yorta and Wemba Wemba Elder who lived her life in pursuit of equality. The Victorian Government offers Aunty Walda’s beloved family and friends our sincerest condolences.

Minister Warns Councils To Get Back To Basics

April 12, 2015

Minister for Local Government, Natalie Hutchins, has cautioned local councils against using the Andrews Labor Government’s fair go rate cap as an excuse to cut vital staff and services, while they continue to waste money on excessive executive pay and councillor spending.

Labor Government Calls For Fair Wages

April 10, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government’s submission to the Fair Work Commission’s Annual Wage Review has called for a pay increase for the one in six Victorian workers on the minimum wage.

Labor Government Stands With Female Workers

April 10, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government has called for action on the growing gender pay gap as part of its submission to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into the Workplace Relations Framework.

Minister Congratulates Victoria’s Marngrook Footy Show

April 7, 2015

Marngrook Footy Show has received a 2015 Logie nomination.