Archives: December 2015

Natalie Hutchins: Council Rate Increases Capped To Inflation

December 22, 2015

Victorian council rate rises will be capped to the rate of inflation, 2.5%, for 2016/17.

Natalie Hutchins: State Government To Stand Up For Victorian Workers

December 22, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government has vowed to fight for Victorian workers, following the release of a Productivity Commission report that proposes changes, which would hurt workers’ wages, conditions and bargaining power.

Council Rate Increases Capped To Inflation

December 22, 2015

Minister for Local Government Natalie Hutchins announced the Fair Go Rates cap today, keeping an election commitment to cap council rate rises to theConsumer Price Index (CPI).

State Government To Stand Up For Victorian Workers

December 22, 2015

Minister for Industrial Relations Natalie Hutchins said the Workplace Relations Framework report, released yesterday, recommends cutting penalty rates for retail and hospitality workers, a lower benchmark for enterprise agreements and the introduction of new “enterprise contracts”.

Natalie Hutchins: Protect Holiday Penalty Rates, Victorian Government Urges

December 18, 2015

With thousands of Victorians relying on penalty rates during the holiday period, the Federal Government is being urged not to attack the wages and conditions of the most vulnerable and low paid workers.

Natalie Hutchins: Parliament Sittings To Acknowledge Country

December 10, 2015

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Natalie Hutchins introduced the motion to the Legislative Assembly, which having been successfully passed will see the Speaker Acknowledging Country at the beginning of every sitting week.

Natalie Hutchins: Aboriginal Affairs Report Released

December 10, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government has today released the Aboriginal Affairs Report for 2014/2015, detailing the state’s progress in addressing inequality between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians.

Aboriginal Affairs Report Released

December 10, 2015

The Andrews Labor Government has today released the Aboriginal Affairs Report for 2014/2015, detailing the state’s progress in addressing inequality between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Victorians.