I do not as a rule publicly criticise Yarra Ranges Council, unfortunately this has to be the exception.
The Baillieu Government’s decision to cut coordination funding for the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program will limit the options of young people in Monbulk.
Baillieu Government dithering is putting vulnerable families in Knox and Yarra Ranges at risk.
A comprehensive road safety strategy to save lives should be delivered by the Baillieu Government immediately following today’s report showing road safety cameras work.
A full and open parliamentary investigation of the Baillieu Government’s troubled PSO roll out was the only way to restore community confidence in the bungled policy.
The fight against lifestyle disease such as type 2 diabetes and childhood obesity has taken a severe hit as part of the Baillieu Government’s million dollar cuts to education and early childhood programs across Victoria.
Hard working families in Monbulk could be hit with massive increases to their power bills under a commitment by the Baillieu Government, secret documents have revealed.
The Baillieu Government must rethink its decision to shelve a world-first centre aimed at saving the lives of young people on the state’s roads.
Ted Baillieu’s botched protective services officer plan has continued to unravel with revelations that most suburban stations will miss out after it was revealed that only 93 officers will be deployed to the rail network over the next 12 months.
The Baillieu Government’s failure to fund the new K-12 school in Boronia is a slap in the face to families in the area.
Monbulk families have missed out on crucial improvements in health, education and community safety in Ted Baillieu’s first State Budget.
The Baillieu Government’s promise to deploy Protective Services Officers to every metropolitan train station is in tatters with the State Budget showing a $50 million blowout and no sign of funds to improve station facilities for PSOs.
Member for Monbulk, James Merlino announced today the opening of the new round of Victorian Volunteer Small Grants.
Commuters on the Belgrave line deserve answers from Ted Baillieu on how he intends to improve safety at Upwey station after dumping a plan to upgrade it to Premium status.
Police could be forced to use divvy vans to transport Protective Service Offices to and from toilet breaks under a flawed plan by the Baillieu Government.
CFA stations in the fire-affected areas of Monbulk may miss out on much-needed upgrades, with the Baillieu-Ryan Government failing to provide enough money to undertake this important work.
Local emergency services volunteer groups have the chance to access funding under the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program (VESEP).
“This draconian change will force local retail workers to work on Easter Sunday and does not ensure that workers receive penalty rates,” Mr Merlino said.