aArchives for May, 2015

Archives for May, 2015

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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,..


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


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..