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Labor’s new wages policy isn’t worth the paper it’s written on

Wednesday 17 July 2019 The Andrews Government’s new wages policy is facing a key test with reports the Community & Public Sector Union (CPSU) is demanding pay increases in the order of 3.5%, extra leave and more superannuation. Earlier this year, Treasurer and Industrial...
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Militant unions moving to disrupt Melbourne’s ports

Wednesday 10 July 2019 Daniel Andrews and Labor have failed to prevent 640 dock workers beginning a 96-hour strike at the Port of Melbourne. According to reports, the strike will hold up the delivery of medical supplies as well as the export of perishable goods. The Andrews Labor...
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Public transport to grind to a halt under Daniel Andrews

Tuesday 2 July 2019 Daniel Andrews must act to ensure that Melbourne’s public transport system keeps moving in the face of planned industrial action. In a concerning development, tram drivers are now joining train drivers in planning to go on strike and shut down Melbourne’s...
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Victoria Day Awards 2019

Monday 1 July 2019 On July 1st 1851, Victoria was declared a separate colony to New South Wales, and ‘Victoria Day’ was celebrated as a public holiday on July 1st each year until the First World War. To mark Victoria Day, Nick Wakeling and Kim Wells, the State Members of...
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Andrews can no longer remain silent on Setka

Wednesday 26 June 2019 John Setka’s admission of guilt makes it untenable for the Andrews Government and Victorian Labor to have any further association with the CFMMEU under the leadership of this rogue leader. Today’s guilty plea by Mr Setka to charges of harassing a woman and...
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Daniel Andrews must put train passengers ahead of his union mates

Thursday 20 June 2019 Reports that the rail union has applied to the Fair Work Commission to halt Melbourne’s trains is further proof that Daniel Andrews is missing in action on industrial relations. Train services are essential services, and commuters shouldn’t have to face the...
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If Shaun Reardon can’t work with John Setka, how can Daniel Andrews and Labor?

Thursday 20 June 2019 News that CFMMEU Assistant Secretary Shaun Reardon is resigning due to “irreconcilable differences” with John Setka is yet another reason why Daniel Andrews must sever all ties with this rogue union. As Premier and Leader of the Victorian Labor Party, Daniel...
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All Victorians will pay for Andrews’ failure to deal with John Setka

Wednesday 19 June 2019 Victoria’s major projects are set for massive delays, cost blow-outs and industrial disputes because of Daniel Andrews’ mismanagement of industrial relations. Reports that industrial peace is now over, with the CFMMEU declaring war on other unions,...
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Child protection in crisis under Luke Donnellan

Friday 14 June 2019 The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) has heard Victoria’s child protection crisis is getting worse under Labor’s hapless Child Protection Minister Luke Donnellan. Despite confirming the Andrews Government has an objective to “reduce the rate of...
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Luke Donnellan slapped down by his own bureaucrat at PAEC

Friday 14 June 2019 Ageing Minister Luke Donnellan was embarrassingly slapped down by his own bureaucrat at last night’s Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) hearing. Under questioning from Liberal Nationals members on the impact of the Andrews Government’s decision to...
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