Andrews Government shortchanges regional business

THE Andrews Labor Government is determined to export regional Victorian jobs and investment to other states according to Leader of The Nationals Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh. Horsham’s Australian Plant Proteins – a $20 million investment in Horsham – cannot get any help from the Victorian government. The company already has blueprints to double…

Daniel Andrews sacks 50 Ag Vic scientists

Daniel Andrews’ betrayal of regional Victoria continues today with revelations of shock job cuts at Agriculture Victoria. Just 24 hours after revealing his disastrous plan to shut down Victoria’s native timber industry, the arrogant Premier for Melbourne has swung the axe again. This time it’s 50 talented front-line researchers at sites across Victoria and the…

Labor must step up for timber industry

Wednesday 12 July 2017 Victoria’s timber industry has been given a glimmer of hope in the latest report into the Leadbeater’s Possum protection measures but the Andrews Labor Government now needs to step up. The review of the effectiveness and impact of timber harvesting exclusion zones around Leadbeater’s Possum colonies has finally been released after months of delay.…