Murray Basin Rail transformation in tatters under Labor

Today’s release of the revised business case for the Murray Basin Rail Project confirms the Andrews Labor Government never intended to complete the transformation of Victoria’s freight rail network. Instead of completing the once-in-a-generation project, Transport Infrastructure Minister Jacinta Allan has opted to leave the project barely half finished, only funding the patch up of…

Virus escapes Melbourne without a trace

Labor Health Minister Martin Foley can’t explain why asymptomatic testing wasn’t offered to customers who were potentially exposed to a Melbourne virus outbreak that’s now spread to regional Victoria.   Mr Foley was asked in State Parliament today if he agreed with CHO Brett Sutton that asymptomatic testing for customers of Chadstone’s Butcher Club wasn’t…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Victorians had a win this week with community pressure forcing Daniel Andrews and his Labor Government to abandon their latest shocking power grab by backing down on its controversial COVID-19 Omnibus bill. This was a decision Daniel Andrews didn’t want to make. In the past few weeks, I was contacted by hundreds of…

New Federal funds could open the floodgates to Big Buffalo

Victoria must seize the opportunity to build Big Buffalo and boost water security for irrigators in the north-east after the Federal Budget delivered an unprecedented $2 billion for water infrastructure.   Labor Water Minister Lisa Neville has stubbornly refused to make the most of the Federal Liberal Nationals Government’s willingness to fund priority water projects.…