Category: Deputy Premier

Matthew Guy Must Come Clean On Penthouse Payments

Matthew Guy must immediately come clean and fully explain his involvement in yet another dodgy donations scandal involving the Liberal Party. News reports have today revealed Mr Guy’s  involvement in a secret $10,000 penthouse meeting with developers when he was Minister for Planning. While Mr Guy and his deputy initially claimed that this secret penthouse […]

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Matthew Guy Has More Questions To Answer On Harassment Cover-Up Scandal

Opposition Leader Matthew Guy must come out of hiding and immediately come clean on what he knew about harassment allegations involving the former Liberal Minister and Member for Bulleen Nick Kotsiras and one of his staff members. Matthew Guy was parachuted into the seat of Bulleen before the 2014 election, following the swift and secretive […]

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Matthew Guy In Hiding As More Murky Deals Revealed

Liberal Leader Matthew Guy must today come out of hiding and explain himself, following more revelations of murky deals for Liberal Party donors. Mr Guy was recently caught at a secret dinner eating lobster and drinking Grange with an alleged organised crime figure, who police have banned from the casino and Victorian racetracks. It’s now […]

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Matthew Guy’s Top 5 Lies On Lobster Scandal

He said no donations were received. He lied. “There have been no donations from any of these people, certainly in my time as Leader, in fact in my time as Planning Minister I understand as well.” (Matthew Guy, Tuesday 8 August). Fairfax reveals Frank Lamattina attended a $2,000-a-head fundraiser for the Liberal Member for Hastings. […]

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Questions Matthew Guy Must Answer About Lobster With Mobster Scandal

Who chose the venue? Who organised the guest list? How many people attended – was it 20, 12, or seven? Who paid for the food and wine? What was discussed at the dinner? Was any potential rezoning of farmland in Melbourne’s south east discussed? Did Mr Guy make any promises about Liberal Party policy? Mr […]

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Pop-Up Globe To Bring Shakespeare Back To Life

Dazzling costumes, sword fights, dances and special effects will bring Shakespeare’s bloody epics and riotous comedies to life as Pop-up Globe makes its much anticipated Australian debut. Acting Premier James Merlino joined Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren today to announce that the world’s first full-scale working replica of Shakespeare’s theatre will open […]

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New Fund To Shape Victoria’s Cultural Landscape

The Andrews Labor Government is funding new and improved cultural precincts to strengthen communities, attract visitors and support jobs. Acting Minister for Multicultural Affairs James Merlino today opened the 2017 Community Infrastructure and Cultural Precincts (CICP) program, which will help build, restore and enhance cultural spaces across Victoria. The program promotes a greater use of […]

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New CEO To Lead Victoria’s First-Ever Family Safety Agency

The Andrews Labor Government has appointed Sue Clifford as Chief Executive Officer of its new family violence agency, Family Safety Victoria. From 1 July, Family Safety Victoria will be responsible for driving and delivering the Labor Government’s unprecedented $1.9 billion action plan to end family violence. As Victoria’s first-ever agency dedicated solely to family violence […]

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Building the education state

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First Tech School Opens In Yarra Ranges

Around 12,000 local students will soon be using the latest technology, including robotics and virtual reality, as part of their everyday education. Premier Daniel Andrews, Minister for Education James Merlino, Member for Eastern Victoria Daniel Mulino and Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region Shaun Leane today visited the Yarra Ranges Tech School to officially open the […]

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