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Stopping and Preventing Family Violence – Everyone Can Make a Difference

Member for Eastern Victoria Region Harriet Shing MP has urged individuals, groups and communities to continue with the difficult but necessary conversations about family violence that are taking place around Gippsland. The Andrews Government has committed $81.3 million for wide-ranging initiatives to address family violence..

CONSTRUCTION SET TO BEGIN FOR METUNG WHARF

Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing, today announced a $809,000 upgrade to boating facilities at Metung Wharf. Demand for short term berthing at this popular holiday destination consistently exceeds capacity and this upgrade will ensure the needs of locals and visitors will be met for..

Coalition’s Botched Fire Services Property Levy Now Fixed

The Andrews Labor Government has fixed the Coalition’s botched Fire Services Property Levy, so Victoria’s firefighters and emergency services workers can get the resources they need to protect our homes and save more lives. The previous Coalition Government introduced the Levy in 2012, but set..

Statement on Covino Farms

Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford, has announced that the Victorian State Government will suspend payments to Covino Farms, in light of disturbing allegations of worker exploitation and abuse. The funds, approved by former Minister for Regional and Rural Development, Peter Ryan, in August 2013,..

CUT WASTE, NOT SERVICES

Councils threatening to cut State Emergency Services (SES) funding for their local community needed to reassess their priorities

ROYAL COMMISSION INTO FAMILY VIOLENCE

Submissions have opened for the Royal Commission into Family Violence. The Royal Commission is an important part of the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to address family violence and have a frank and open conversation about dealing with this insidious problem. There will also be hearings..