Member for Monbulk James Merlino has today been elected Deputy Leader for the Victorian Labor Party, while Member for Lara John Eren has been elected to the Shadow Cabinet.
The Baillieu Government’s weak attempt to claim it’s working to make the state’s roads safer has unravelled, with its Road Safety Bill to have significant unintended consequences for Victorian drivers, it was revealed today.
Shadow Minister for Road Safety James Merlino said the Government’s attempt to rush a Bill through Parliament to stop drivers having a “traveller” during a car trip had left Victorians utterly confused about what they can and can’t do on and off the road.
‘CHRISTMAS OF HOPE’, 'BRIDGING THE GAP' & 'SHARE THE JOY' CHRISTMAS APPEALS
James Merlino, Member for Monbulk has taken the opportunity to donate a special Christmas hamper to the ‘Christmas of Hope’ Christmas appeal and has today urged everyone to get involved and help those in need.
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.