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  • Face The Music Gets Political With New Panel Program

    The impending Face The Music conference is throwing its hat into the political arena with the introduction of Vote For Me! State Election: The Parties Bring It, a new political panel in the lead-up to the Victoria state election featuring members of five parties contesting the ballot.

    With the state going to the polls in a matter of weeks, and the live music industry raking in somewhere in the vicinity of $1 billion annually, average punters want to know how the major parties have supported live music in the past, and how they plan to do so in the future.

  • Solar booming in Victoria

    Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber says the latest data shows solar is booming in Victoria, but changes in state and federal government policies are a risk to the industry.

    “Australia’s solar revolution is slashing household electricity bills and creating jobs in an exciting new industry,” Mr Barber said.

    “The growth in solar is great news for households and the environment, but cutting into the profit margins of power companies and coal powered electricity generators.

  • Greens welcome Big Hill back down

    Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber has welcomed Matthew Guy’s recommendation not to approve the Stawell open cut mine.

    “This is a victory for common sense,” Mr Barber said.

    “The Greens have been fighting this mine alone, while the Labor and Liberal parties sat on the fence.

    “It is good that the government as finally seen sense and accepted the Environmental Effects Inquiry Panel recommendations.

    “This project probably never made economic sense and the risks to the health of the nearby residents were far too great.

  • 'Perverse'' pedestrian crossing rules must change

    Victoria Greens leader Greg Barber says the rules for the location of new pedestrian crossings must be changed to save lives, prevent injuries and encourage walking for health.

    "Many communities have lobbied for safer crossings and been stonewalled by VicRoads perverse rules. Until the death or injury toll starts to rise, your request can't qualify. I thought it was VicRoads job to prevent road injuries,” Mr Barber said.

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