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Commemorating Victoria Day

You can view my message on commemorating Victoria Day – separation from New South Wales, 1 July 1851 here.

Creativity urgently needed in COVID-19 response

My article on why the Creative Arts industry in Victoria needs to be supported during the COVID-19 pandemic has been published on the ArtsHub website. Artshub is Australia’s leading independent online resource dedicated to the world of the arts. You can read my article here

The Coalition’s plan to get Victoria back to work and back in business

With COVID-19 now apparently under a measure of control, it is urgent that the Andrews Labor Government puts in place a clear plan that enables us to take back our lives and rebuild our local communities. Many hard lessons have been learnt from the virus outbreak; we now need to […]

Daniel Andrews & Labor are seeking to override the Moorabool Council and the local community to force the dumping of toxic soil from the West Gate Tunnel

Labor are seeking to override the Moorabool Council and the local community to force the dumping of toxic soil from the West Gate Tunnel.  It’s wrong, it’s undemocratic. Why should the Bacchus Marsh community cop the toxic spoil to clean up Daniel Andrews’ mess; his botched process.  Putting this toxic […]

Chapel St traders have slammed the State Government’s decision not to allow at least a partial reopening of cafes and restaurants

Daniel Andrews has decided that cafes & restaurant owners need to stay closed because having only 10 customers on their premises would mean the owners would be making a loss. This should be a matter for the restaurant or cafe owner not a matter for Andrews. Breathtaking arrogance. Andrews should […]

Online Public Transport Forum

Supporting documents Presentation 1 – Stronger Together Presentation 2 – Airtrain WRP My opinion piece that appeared in the Ballarat Courier on 19 December 2019 can be viewed here. Melbourne Airport Rail Link – Parliamentary Contributions 2020 02 19 – Members Statement – Melbourne Airport Rail Link 2020 02 20 […]

Opportunities abound to engage with the Arts online

While the current restrictions associated the COVID-19 health emergency, especially for those aged over seventy and those over sixty with underlying health conditions, mean disruption and challenges to the way many of us go about our daily lives, social isolation provides opportunities to do things we might otherwise not find […]

Construction and building: the rules under the COVID-19 crisis

Guidelines for the building and construction industry Victoria as at 31 March 2020. Best practice for managing construction sites in the coronavirus environment

Directions from the Deputy Chief Health Officer

All directions from the Deputy Chief Health Officer (Communicable Disease) in accordance with emergency powers arising from declared state of emergency can be found below: 2020 03 16 Declaration of a State of Emergency 2020 03 18 Airport Arrivals 2020 03 21 Visitors to residential aged care facilities 2020 03 […]