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Victoria alone in opposing safe cycling laws

The Victorian government is now alone in opposing minimum bicycle overtaking distance laws following the Western Australian Labor government's announcement that they will proceed with a trial to make cyclists safer.

Failed logging laws secretly renewed

The Victorian and federal governments appear to have quietly extended the East Gippsland Regional Forest Agreement, prompting the Greens to call for the failed logging laws to be scrapped. 

Return trains, trams to public hands

Statement by Samantha Dunn MP, Victorian Greens Spokesperson for Public Transport

The Victorian Greens support the call by the Rail Tram and Bus Union to return trains and trams to public hands.

Expansion of native forest logging not the answer to Heyfield Mill's supply crisis

Greens spokesperson for Forests, Samantha Dunn MP, said the State Government must not expand native forest logging as part of a deal to keep the Heyfield hardwood timber mill operating.

Greens demand answers over latest V/line outage

Victorian Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn has called for the Transport Minster to explain what she is doing to fix the problems crippling V/Line on the Warrnambool and Echuca lines.

Security Flaws in Melbourne's Train Network

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says there will be more train failures unless the Government gets serious about fixing the decrepit Metro system, following a network-wide shutdown on Thursday night.

Vicforests is an economic dud: Greens

Greens forests spokesperson Samantha Dunn says VicForests new annual report shows the Government owned logging company is an economic dud.

“VicForests cash flow is declining while their costs are growing,” Samantha Dunn said.

Dan Delivers Leadbeater Deaths

On Monday the State Government quietly published its latest Timber Release Plan, which lists areas of native forest slated for clear-felling by the government’s logging enterprise, VicForests. 

Infrastructure Victoria's Daft Options

"Infrastructure Victoria's Draft Options report is a joke. They have cherry-picked their evidence sources and dismissed their own jury reports to rule out public transport investments in favour of toll roads," said Samantha Dunn MP, Greens' Spokesperson for Transport.

Government's Free Kick for Metro Trains and Yarra Trams

Greens transport spokesperson Samantha Dunn says Metro Trains and Yarra Trams have been offered seven year contract extensions without being subject to market competition.