The Nationals roadmap to recovery

Fair freedoms for regional Victorians at 70% of 16+ fully vaccinated Reopen regional Victoria (for all) at 80% of 16+ fully vaccinated Rapid testing to be available and utilised, as appropriate On 4 October 2021, Melbourne became the most locked down city in the world. Victorians have lost hope. This has been magnified by the state stumbling…

Low Indigenous vaccination rates risk widening the gap in north east Victoria

Vaccine hesitancy and testing hesitancy in Victoria’s Indigenous communities’ risks pushing people further into disadvantage under the Andrews Labor Government’s plan to offer more freedoms to people who are fully-vaccinated. Geographic data (SA4) from the Australian Government has revealed serious gaps in Victoria’s vaccine rollout in Indigenous communities, with the Hume region recording 48.43 per…

LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Re: Re-Open

Dear Editor, Victorians are looking for an iron-clad guarantee we’re on the road to reopen, rebuild and recover. Mixed messages and the Premier’s condescending lack of trust in Victorians has left us without hope that Labor’s roadmap will deliver us the freedoms it promises. As double-dose vaccination rates reach 60 per cent in regional Victoria,…

Illogical rules starving the food supply chain

Industry has warned there’ll be “no food on the shelves” if the Andrews Labor Government fails to act to fix workforce shortages that risk bringing Victoria’s food supply chain to a grinding halt. Reports today detail the pressure on local meat processors, supermarkets and food distribution centres as they struggle to keep up with demand…

Illogical rules starving the food supply chain

Industry has warned there’ll be “no food on the shelves” if the Andrews Labor Government fails to act to fix workforce shortages that risk bringing Victoria’s food supply chain to a grinding halt. Reports today detail the pressure on local meat processors, supermarkets and food distribution centres as they struggle to keep up with demand…