Victorian News

Manufacturing innovation

12 November, 2015 - Mr BARBER (Northern Metropolitan) — There are a couple of problems that the state government is grappling with at the moment which ought to ...

Motion: get moving on the Port-Rail Shuttle

12 November, 2015 - The Senate – 1. Notes: a) The federal government committed $38 million of Commonwealth funds to the Port-Rail Shuttle project in Victoria. b...

Redirect unspent Back to Work funds to CALD employment services

12 November, 2015 - Greens MP for Melbourne, Ellen Sandell, is calling on the Victorian Government to re-direct unspent Back to Work funds to employment service...

Timber Industry Task Force

12 November, 2015 - Ms Dunn — My question is for the Minister for Agriculture. Can the minister advise if there is a lack of motivation by this government to se...

VicForests and the Timber Industry Task Force

12 November, 2015 - Ms Dunn — My question is for the Minister for Agriculture. The VicForests annual report for 2014–15 refers to new and replacement contracts ...

Discussion on super lifetime caps welcome: Greens

11 November, 2015 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the Greens are up for a discussion about tackling unfair tax breaks by putting a cap o...

Greens move to ban cruelty

11 November, 2015 - Victorian Greens animal welfare spokesperson, Sue Pennicuik will move amendments to a government bill to amend the prevention of cruelty to ...

Greens seek clarification on plans for Berwick Monash site

11 November, 2015 - Question in parliament: My question is for the Minister for Training and Skills. There has been a great deal of concern and confusion from s...

Greens use government bill to repeal government bill

11 November, 2015 - The Senate has voted to repeal the Turnbull government's so-called "kidnap law," which passed only last month and exempted private companies...

Motion: Public Account and Estimates Committee Report

11 November, 2015 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — I move: That the Council take note of the report. The report on the 2015–16 budget estimates that I a...

Record congestion costs set to continue without express investment in public transport

11 November, 2015 - Record congestion costs set to continue without express investment in public transport With the cost of congestion in Australia’s capital ci...

Senate urges Turnbull not to bin recycled paper promise

11 November, 2015 - Senate urges Turnbull not to bin recycled paper promise The Senate has called on the Turnbull government to immediately reinstate an ongoing...

Constituency Question : Caulfield Racecourse

10 November, 2015 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — My constituency question is for the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water. On 24 Februar...

Constituency Question: Caulfield Racecourse Reserve Trust

10 November, 2015 - Ms PENNICUIK (Southern Metropolitan) — My constituency question is for the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water. On 24 Februar...

Government must be ambitious with super reform: Greens

10 November, 2015 - Greens Treasury spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today called on the government to be ambitious with its plans to reform the superannuation system...