Category: Deputy Premier

Lamb Scandal Grows: What Are The Liberals Hiding?

The Liberals have today gone to ground, refusing to say if former Liberal Leader Matthew Guy or current leader Michael O’Brien knew about the scandal engulfing the party’s candidate for Frankston ahead of the 2018 election. Yesterday more details emerged about the former Liberal candidate Michael Lamb and his alleged leaking of privileged police information. […]

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Victorian Liberals Must Explain Extremist Links

The Liberal Party must come clean on its links to right-wing extremists, following more reports that they are cosying up to members of the far-right to infiltrate and disrupt Victorian politics. Last week convicted criminal and neo-Nazi sympathiser Neil Erikson claimed he met with prominent Liberals Andrew Hastie and Ian Goodenough – claims which were […]

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Cuts O’Brien Is The Steven Bradbury Of The Victorian Liberal Party

Member for Malvern Michael O’Brien – best known for taking the axe to services Victorians rely on and doing a dodgy deal for big corporations on East West Link – is only Liberal leader because the Liberal partyroom had no one else to choose. It’s been clear in recent days that most Liberal MPs prefer […]

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Scenic Railway To Boost Tourism In The Yarra Valley

Steam trains will return to the Yarra Valley for the first time in 40 years with a re-elected Andrews Labor Government to invest in a scenic railway that will create jobs and boost tourism in the region. The 14-kilometre Yarra Valley Railway will run between Yarra Glen and Healesville, connecting the two largest tourist towns […]

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A Bigger And Better Firefighting Fleet For Victoria

Victoria’s biggest ever aerial firefighting fleet will take to the skies this summer, thanks to a $29.9 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino announced the new fleet today, which includes upgrades to the existing aircraft models, expanded waterbombing ability and greatly increased water capacity compared to previous years. […]

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Six More Matthew Guy Lies On Ventnor

Matthew Guy has been caught out telling lie after lie after lie ahead of facing a censure motion in Parliament today. In a train wreck interview with Neil Mitchell on 3AW, Matthew Guy told six blatant lies in 15 minutes. Lie 1 – Political Motivations NEIL MITCHELL: OK, well let’s drill into this one. Do […]

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Matthew Guy’s Lies On Ventnor

Matthew Guy has been caught lying yet again on Ventnor in a scandal that saw him gift $3.5 million of taxpayers’ money to Liberal Party mates. Mr Guy has ridiculously claimed that he made the multi-million dollar settlement because going to court would have cost even more: “It would have been a lawyers’ picnic otherwise. […]

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Matthew Guy Must Resign After Using Taxpayer Millions As Ransom In Ventnor Case

Liberal Leader Matthew Guy must resign and pay back millions of dollars, following revelations he used $3.5 million of taxpayers’ money to avoid having to face a judge and explain his role in the Ventnor scandal, admitting that he would lose his job if he did. In what is potentially criminal conduct, Matthew Guy personally […]

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Liberal And National Party MPs Referred To Victoria Police

I have today referred a number of Liberal and National Party MPs to Victoria Police for investigation for allegedly using electorate office staff for political campaigning during normal business hours. The evidence provided to the police includes clear political campaigning by electorate office staff of the following members and former members of the Parliament of […]

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TBM Arrives For West Gate Tunnel’s Winter Works Blitz

A new “mini” Tunnel Boring Machine has arrived on site at the Andrews Labor Government’s West Gate Tunnel project ahead of a major construction blitz. From Sunday there will be five nights of full closures on the West Gate Freeway as workers remove overhead gantries and light poles as they begin construction of two new […]

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