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Today in Question Time, despite being given several opportunities, Treasurer Tim Pallas failed to rule out new or increased tolls on existing roads to pay for the North East Link which is already $10 billion over original cost estimates and – ... Read more

Shadow Treasurer's Budget Reply  Appropriation (2018-2019) Bill 2018 Mr M. O'BRIEN (Malvern)  — I am pleased to rise to speak on the Appropriation (2018–2019) Bill 2018. Budgets are about choices. Budgets reflect t... Read more

Daniel Andrews’ fraud on Melbourne’s north-eastern suburbs was exposed today as Treasurer Tim Pallas admitted that there is not $1 in Labor’s budget to build the North East Link. Labor has told Victorians that they will put the ... Read more

Today in the Public Accounts and Estimates committee, Tim Pallas admitted that he had no idea of the value of the harbour side land gifted by the Andrews Labor Government to the AFL for its new headquarters.  In its rush to hand over taxpayers&... Read more

A Liberal Nationals government will turbocharge Victoria’s reputation as the sporting and events capital of the world by re-establishing the Victorian Major Events Company. The new Victorian Major Events Company will also have a specific m... Read more

Victorian families are paying for this budget with higher costs of living. For all of Daniel Andrews’ spin about his own budget there’s only one question that really matters. Are Victorians financially better off now than they wer... Read more

Remarks of the Hon. Michael O’Brien MP, Member for Malvern, on the commemoration of the centenary of the liberation of Villers-Bretonneux  One hundred years ago, on 24th April 1918, the French village of Villers-Bretonneux was captured ... Read more

Comments attributable to Shadow Treasurer, Michael O’Brien: “Why is Daniel Andrews handing over $225 million from taxpayers so the AFL can build a hotel and ballroom at Etihad? “Etihad Stadium is owned by the AFL. If the AFL wa... Read more

Victoria’s engineers will be faced with higher costs, more red tape and massive legal uncertainty if Daniel Andrews’ attempt to control the profession passes the Parliament. Labor’s Bill to introduce a state registration scheme... Read more

While Daniel Andrews spends his time rorting $388,000 of taxpayers’ money, Victoria’s unemployment rate continues to rise with 11,300 Victorian jobs lost last month alone. Today’s unemployment figures show that while the ... Read more

The Liberal Nationals believe the taxpayer money that Daniel Andrews has earmarked for the AFL to spend on Etihad Stadium is better spent on community sports clubs. Daniel Andrews wants to give taxpayer money to the AFL to renovate Etihad Stadium ... Read more

Despite promising to slash the number of public service executives, Daniel Andrews has presided over a massive blow out in the number of fat cat bureaucrats. Victorian Public Sector Commission data shows that Victorian Public Service executive num... Read more

The Andrews Labor Government has swung in behind Transurban today, claiming that CityLink doesn’t make anywhere near ‘super profits’. If Tim Pallas is so certain Transurban isn’t making ‘super profits’ he shoul... Read more

Victorians  deserve to know the truth about whether Transurban is making super profits at their expense.  The Liberal Nationals, if elected in November, will conduct an audit to explore the early return of CityLink to Victorians... Read more

ASX reports that Transurban’s earnings for CityLink is up 17.5% - despite traffic numbers falling - is a kick in the teeth to Melbourne motorists.  This is more evidence that Daniel Andrews’ decision to ram through the Westgate Tunn... Read more

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