Dan’s poor contact tracing keeping the state in lockdown

Regional Victorian families and businesses are back in lockdown because Daniel Andrews isn’t prepared to do the hard work to get gold standard contact tracing in place. While all Victorians are forced to again live under harsh restrictions, New South Wales has successfully put processes in place that ensure the state can continue to function…

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Hunters deserve the truth of duck season determination

Evidence behind the decision to impose a heavily restricted duck season in Victoria in 2021 must be released, after Tasmania confirmed a full three-month season this year. The hunting community has labelled the Andrews Labor Government’s 20-day season and limit of two birds per day a stealth attempt to regulate the sector out of existence.…

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Andrews attacks duck hunters

The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, said this weekend’s declaration of a severely restricted 2021 duck season is the clearest message yet that Daniel Andrews and Labor have turned their back on regional Victorians. Mr Walsh said after a wet year, the Andrews Labor Government’s declaration of a 20-day season with…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Re: Covid Recovery

Dear Editor, There’s a lot of talk about recovery from COVID-19 shutdowns but months after the harsh lockdown ended, I’m still hearing the same message: the Andrews Government’s focus is in all the wrong places. This week we learned that Daniel Andrews is sitting on millions of dollars in small business grants that was intended…

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Lifeline needed for Murray River communities

Checkpoints on Victoria’s border with New South Wales must be removed following today’s announcement that reclassifies all of NSW as either ‘green’ or ‘orange’ zones. Border communities are at their wits end. Despite no COVID cases in NSW border communities, Labor’s unwieldy permit system is leaving local people still facing debilitating delays to get across…

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Wild dog destruction getting worse, not better, under Labor

Inadequate resourcing has taken the teeth out of wild dog control in Victoria, leaving livestock at risk and exposing landholders to further emotional and financial trauma. The Andrews Labor Government’s lax management is seeing attacks increase, with reports today landholders near Wyperfeld National Park in Victoria’s north-west have lost more than 300 sheep to wild…

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