Fury as rally turns up heat on transmission treachery

Hundreds of furious primary producers today rolled into Melbourne on tractors, prime movers and utes, urging the Andrews Government to re-think its energy plan that will destroy prime agricultural land.   More than a thousand kilometres of prime land is set to be ripped up and replaced with 1600 steel towers 80m in height, carrying…

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Our broken ambulance service is now on life-support says Walsh

The Nationals leader and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, says ambulance times across his electorate are going from bad to almost terminal as people increasingly face life-threatening delays. Mr Walsh says in the few response categories which have improved, the changes are minimal, and they were already at “totally unacceptable” levels. He says the…

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Broken promises loom as Latrobe Valley misses out again

The Latrobe Valley has been betrayed by the Labor Government as the reality of the decision to scrap the 2026 Commonwealth Games bites hard. Labor had promised a significant boost to housing in the area as part of the now doomed plan to bring the Games to regional Victoria. The cornerstone was an athletes’ village,…

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Letter to the Editor – Supermarket Prices

Dear Editor, Supermarket prices are continuing to bite all Victorians right when they can least afford it. Victorian families are struggling to put food on the table, punished by rising inflation and the Labor Government’s incompetence. With the average family this year now spending $1565 more on groceries, hardworking Victorian families are simply struggling to…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – RE: Commonwealth Games

Dear Editor, The Andrews Labor Government continues to embarrass Victorians with its failed promises. The cancellation of the Commonwealth Games, set to be hosted across Regional Victoria in 2026, is another example of Labor’s incompetence and inability to manage projects. Premier Daniel Andrews claimed the Games would have cost Victorians more than $6 billion, which…

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Commonwealth Games cancellation a humiliation for Victoria

The Andrews Government’s decision to scrap the 2026 Commonwealth Games is a massive humiliation for Victoria.   This decision is a betrayal of regional Victoria and confirms that Victoria is broke and Labor simply cannot manage major projects without huge cost blowouts.   The cancellation of the Commonwealth Games is hugely damaging to Victoria’s reputation…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR – Regional Drivers

Dear Editor, Regional drivers are forced to drive on crumbling roads, but life only gets harder under Labor as motor costs continue to rise and road maintenance continues to be neglected. Labor’s incompetence has left Victorians broke, continuing to punish families with another rise in motor costs. Families continue to be slugged, with the cost…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR –

Victorians cannot afford life under Labor and it only gets worse from July 1.   Since 2014, Premier Daniel Andrews and Deputy Premier Jacinta Allan have hit Victorians with 49 new or increased taxes. In the new financial year, they will continue to slam you with more increases.   The cost of living will rise…

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Pharmacists a critical link in healthcare chain says Walsh

Leader of the Nationals and Member for Murray Plains, Peter Walsh, says legislation, the medical profession and wider community need to recognise pharmacists are “an increasingly critical link in the primary healthcare chain”.   Mr Walsh says in Parliament last week The Nationals spoke to the Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances amendment, highlighting the importance…

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