Victorian News

Victorian Greens inquiry into threatened species commences

7 May, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have welcomed the commencement of an inquiry into the state’s extinction crisis and said that it will be a critical step towa...

Delays on West Gate Tunnel are further proof it was a bad idea from the start

4 May, 2020 - The Victorian Greens have said the reported delays on the state government’s West Gate Tunnel project are further proof that it was a bad idea fro...

Government votes down motion for stronger scrutiny committee

23 April, 2020 - In a blow to democracy, the Andrews Government has voted down a motion that would have set up a stronger scrutiny committee to oversee its resp...

'Metre matters' laws are critical during COVID-19, and yet Victoria is the only hold-out state

22 April, 2020 - In an effort to make bike riding safer for the growing number of people and families who are riding their bikes as a result of COVID-19, the Vi...

Victoria's frontline workers deserve guaranteed compensation cover

22 April, 2020 - The Victorian Labor Government must immediately ensure that frontline workers are protected by workers compensation during COVID-19, to avoid a...

Without parliament, Victoria's COVID-19 response will become government by decree

21 April, 2020 - The Andrews Government is seeking sweeping powers under its omnibus bill, making it imperative for parliament to continue sitting beyond this w...

Government's omnibus bill fails to provide renters with certainty

21 April, 2020 - The Victorian Greens warn that many tenants facing housing stress will continue to be left behind as a result of the Andrews Government’s omnib...

Environment cannot become a casualty of the COVID-19 crisis

21 April, 2020 - The Andrews Government has continued to green-light the destruction of Victoria’s environment under the cover of COVID-19 with the release of i...

Government must implement reduced deferral period for gay and bisexual men to donate blood

16 April, 2020 - The Victorian Government must promptly implement a reduced deferral period for gay and bisexual men to donate blood following approval by the T...