Liberals and Nationals launch Real Solutions Plan

Today we have launched our comprehensive Real Solutions Plan.   This Plan is without doubt the most comprehensive policy agenda ever taken to a Victorian election.   For the past four years we have listened to Victorians, and what matters to you.   For two of those years, we shared with you the terrible experience…

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Putting the regions front and centre

Regional Victorians will finally be put front and centre when it comes to State Government decisions under a Liberals and Nationals Government.   The Latrobe Valley will be home to the new Department for Regional Victoria under a Matt Guy-led Liberals and Nationals Government.   The department will see up to 200 jobs immediately created…

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Delivering innovation to Victoria’s farmers

Victoria will be leading the country in agricultural innovation after the Liberals and Nationals committed $8 million to establish the Agriculture Futures Extension Program (AFEP). The program will be available to grower groups across Victoria to deliver programs that ​assist primary producers in adopting new technologies and practices to boost profitability, productivity, and environmental sustainability.…

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Liberals and Nationals to deliver Shepparton bypass

A Liberal and Nationals Government will deliver Shepparton’s long-overdue bypass. The Greater Shepparton community has been lobbying for the project since the mid-1990s, with the project becoming a political football. The Liberals and Nationals will end this stalemate, committing $260 million to get on with stage one of the project, despite silence from state and…

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Cohuna community’s lobbying sees $800,000 childcare commitment

For the past eight years Cohuna has battled hard to secure childcare to help the town grow. But the town continues to face an uphill battle attracting professionals without having the childcare facilities necessary for long-term investment. Which is why a Liberal and Nationals Government will provide the $800,000 the town’s progress association and Gannawarra…

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Walsh warns Victorians to get ready for Dan’s deluge of debt

The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, says regional Victorians, all Victorians, should brace themselves for a tsunami of Federal budget cuts, proudly supported by Premier Daniel Andrews. Mr Walsh says Andrews has used the blame game – bleating underfunding from Canberra is responsible for all Victoria’s problems – to cover the…

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You can’t trust Labor to deliver for the regions

Today’s Federal Budget will demonstrate yet again that Daniel Andrews and Labor can’t be trusted to deliver the investment regional Victoria deserves. Labor’s Federal Treasurer will tonight lock in cuts to regional projects across Victoria and all Daniel Andrews can say is; “that’s a matter for the Federal Government”. This comes despite his regular attacks…

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Delivering reliable water connections for country towns

More people in country towns will be connected to town sewerage and water supply under a $40 million Liberal and Nationals plan.   Under the Small Towns Water and Sewerage Fund, eligible water authorities will receive dollar-for-dollar funding to install town sewerage or potable water supplies in smaller communities.   The fund will see the…

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