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From the Deputy Premier

Peter Ryan



The Hon Peter Ryan MP


Tonight, at the front of Parliament House, a Protective Security Officer was assaulted in the course of his duties.

Victoria’s newly refurbished and redesigned State Control Centre (SCC) will be put to the test today as Victoria’s fire services simulate battle with major fires in an exercise designed to test the state’s emergency management arrangements.

The Victorian Coalition Government has today unveiled its vision for the future of emergency management in the state.

Firefighting aircrane Elvis is in position at Essendon airport and ready to be deployed to protect Victorian lives and property this summer.

The economic value of volunteering to Victoria has grown by over 130 per cent in 15 years according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

Wednesday, 05 December 2012

Deputy Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan joined Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Ken Lay today to unveil the new general duties uniform to be worn by more than 13,000 police members and protective services officers (PSOs).

Deputy Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan has warned Victorians not to mix alcohol with water activities, as new statistics show 27 per cent of drowning deaths involve alcohol consumption.

The future of the Eltham Country Fire Authority (CFA) is secure, with the site of its new $9.6 million fire station announced today by Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan.

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan has congratulated Victoria State Emergency Services volunteers for their dedication and commitment to others in times of need, at the 24th Annual SES National Awards Ceremony.

The State Labor Opposition has signalled its intention to attack rural and regional Victoria, aiming to gut the $1 billion Regional Growth Fund (RGF).

A new fire station at Mt Helen is a step closer today after the Deputy Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan officially announced the site for the new facility.

Sirens will be used as an additional warning tool across 13 local government areas this summer fire season, as part of a Victorian Coalition Government pilot program .

Deputy Premier and Regional and Rural Development Minister Peter Ryan today officially opened the $5.57 million upgrade of Ballarat Airport.

The Victorian Coalition Government has launched a new ad campaign highlighting that speed cameras save lives.

A new advertising campaign by the Coalition Government urges Victorians to leave their homes early if they’re in any doubt during a fire situation this summer.

Deputy Premier and Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan has warned Victorian motorists that unsafe driver behavior will not be tolerated on the state’s roads this holiday season.

Minister for Police and Emergency Services Peter Ryan has congratulated the Victorian winners of the 2012 Resilient Australia Awards celebrating innovation in emergency management.

The townships of Toolangi and Castella today marked significant milestones on their journey to recovery, following the 2009 Victorian bushfires, with the opening of several new and redeveloped public facilities in Murrindindi Shire.

The Victorian Coalition Government will accept in principle all four recommendations from Victoria’s independent Road Safety Camera Commissioner’s Report into amber light phasing at eight red light camera intersections.

The Victorian Coalition Government’s Banksia Working Group has announced a series of measures to provide immediate assistance to communities impacted upon by the collapse of the Banksia Finance Group.