Give us hope. Give us a plan.

Enough is enough. Premier Daniel Andrews must today provide Victoria with a plan to get our state out of lockdown. Instead of lectures and threats, he must give Victorians hope. This lockdown is destroying lives and livelihoods. It must end. Daniel Andrews must drop his mismanaged crusade for COVID zero. This lockdown is taking a […]

Liberal Nationals call for establishment of COVID Compassion Commissioner

For too long Victorians in desperate circumstances have been left in limbo by Daniel Andrews’ COVID red tape. Today, the Victorian Liberal Nationals are calling for the immediate establishment of a COVID Compassion Commissioner to assist those Victorians caught up in the bureaucratic nightmare. Under Daniel Andrews’ COVID-19 response, common sense and compassion have gone […]

Liberal Nationals call for emergency support to save Victoria’s tourism industry

The Liberal Nationals are calling on the Andrews Labor Government to provide urgent relief to tourism businesses, in a bid to stop tourism doors from closing indefinitely and save thousands of Victorian jobs. The Andrews Labor Government is again lagging behind New South Wales in support for tourism businesses, with New South Wales set to […]

Greens, ‘independent’, vote to extend Labor’s control over Victorians

All three Greens MPs and the ‘independent’ Member for Shepparton Suzanna Sheed today voted with the Andrews Labor Government to pass the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension) Bill 2021 through the Legislative Assembly. The Bill now proceeds to the Legislative Council for further debate in two weeks’ time. This Bill seeks […]

Andrews raises white flag on COVID-19 fines

Confirmation that the Andrews Labor Government will move to withdraw almost all fines issued for COVID-19 breaches underlines the inconsistent and unfair enforcement of lockdown rules. As of October 2020, more than 19,000 fines had been issued to Victorians for breaches of COVID-19 restrictions, of which only 845 or around 4 per cent – had […]

Liberal Nationals’ Back to Work plan adopted – funding for Australian Institute of Infectious Disease

The Liberal Nationals support the Labor Government’s announcement of the establishment of an Australian Institute of Infectious Disease With Daniel Andrews’ hotel quarantine failures leading to Victoria’s second wave, it’s fundamental we incorporate best practice into our response to COVID-19 and future infectious disease challenges. The Liberal Nationals’ plan to get Victoria Back to Work […]

Victoria’s second wave causes biggest fall in payroll jobs

More bad news today for Victorians looking for work as the latest payroll jobs figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics confirm that Victoria has been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Andrews Labor Government’s second wave. Since the start of the pandemic in March, payroll jobs have fallen by 8 per […]

Andrews’ roadmap too late for too many

Following weeks of pressure by the Liberal Nationals to provide Victorians with a roadmap, Daniel Andrews has finally agreed to release a guide, but only one week before the harshest lockdowns in the country are due to end.  Victorian businesses have continued to express their frustrations in the lack of government direction with many unable […]