Update- Covid-19 Restrictions

On Sunday 2nd August, the Premier made some very significant announcements regarding restrictions across Victoria. Metropolitan Melbourne is now under Stage 4 restrictions and Regional Victoria (including Mitchell Shire) will return to Stage 3 restrictions from Thursday. Here’s the latest: STAGE 3 STAY AT HOME RESTRICTIONS From 11.59pm Wednesday 5th August regional Victoria will return to…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Border closures continue to have a massive impact on families, businesses and communities. As a resident of a Murray River community, I understand well how much we rely on our interstate neighbours – and them us. Victorian Nationals MPs have been working constructively with our interstate counterparts to help individuals and businesses through…

Urgent solution needed on seasonal worker border ban

An urgent solution is needed to resolve a ban on seasonal workers crossing into and out of Victoria from midnight tonight. The ban is part of strict new border controls and has left Victoria’s horticulture sector concerned about the supply of labour for the future. Shadow Minister for Agriculture Peter Walsh wrote to Victorian Agriculture…