Family violence prevention in the West will get the attention and support it deserves under a Labor Government. Labor recently announced it would establish Australia’s first Royal Commission into family violence if it wins the State Election in November. This is a much needed response..
Archives for November, 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. The Liberals have made life harder for apprentices, scrapping a $5500 tool allowance and closing TAFE campuses across Victoria, which has..
An Andrews Labor Government will ensure our loved ones receive the best care in Victorian hospitals and aged care facilities with groundbreaking new laws. Under Labor, Victoria will become the first state in Australia to have nurse to patient and midwife to patient ratios enshrined..
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. Daniel Andrews joined Labor Candidate for Macedon, Mary-Anne Thomas at the Doxa..
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. Mr Andrews joined Shadow Minister for Arts and Youth Affairs, Martin Foley, at..
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. Under Labor, councils increasing..
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..