The Baillieu Government’s failure to invest in Victoria has contributed to more than twoyears of falling job advertisements, Shadow Treasurer Tim Pallas said today. The ANZ jobs advertisement research found the number of Victorian job advertisements continued to fall, recording a drop of 9.2 per..
16 February 2013 Jobs growth in Melbourne’s West has ground to a halt under the first two years of the Baillieu Government’s term., data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show. ““It is getting harder and harder to get a job in Victoria under Ted..
The Baillieu Government’s two years of inaction responding to the jobs crisis in Victoria has resulted in yet another jump in the state’s unemployment figures, Shadow Employment Minister Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said that over the last month, the unemployment rate rose despite..
The Baillieu Government’s failure to produce a jobs and growthplan for regional Victoria has seen more than 30,000 jobs lost in two years, Shadow Minister for Employment, Tim Pallas, said today. Mr Pallas said Australian Bureau of Statistics November data showed thousands ofVictorians had become..
Motorists in the Melbourne’s western suburbs will continue to suffer congested roadsunder the Baillieu Government’s East-West link road plan, Shadow Minister for MajorProjects and Infrastructure, Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said the Baillieu Government has ignored departmental advice and plansto build Melbourne’s East-West Link..
Statistics released by Victoria Police today show that Wyndham has again seen a rise in the overall crime rate well above the state average increase. In the year to 2012, Wyndham’s total crime rate per 100,000 population increased by 10 per cent compared to the..
The Victorian Auditor-General has found the Baillieu Government has failed to provide a new budget for the Regional Rail Link (RRL) project for 17 months. Shadow Minister for Major Projects, Tim Pallas, said the Report on the Annual Financial Report stated the Baillieu Government’s inaction..
QANTAS Airways has announced that it will shed 263 aircraft maintenance jobs from Avalon, despite Premier Baillieu assuring the public that his Government would protect jobs from going interstate, Shadow Minister for Employment, Tim Pallas said today. Joining State Member for Lara John Eren in..
Unemployment in regional Victoria has jumped to 6.2 per cent with 48,600 regional Victorians now unemployed because of the Baillieu Government’s failure to create a jobs plan and invest in major infrastructure projects, Shadow Minister for Employment, Tim Pallas said today. The Australian Bureau of..
It remains unclear why Planning Minister Matthew Guy believes that the Government needs to spend $300,000 on a study into the viability of a commuter ferry on Port Philip Bay, according to candid statements in departmental documents released under Freedom of Information to State MP..
“Wyndham is the fastest growing local government area in Victoria has three railway level crossings in the Department of Transport’s 20 most dangerous crossings, but none of these are even on the list of crossings planned for future removal by this Government,” said State Member..
A Werribee-based childcare centre which has operated for nearly 40 years is set to close because of Baillieu Government cuts to occasional care, Shadow Minister for Children and Young Adults Jenny Mikakos said today. Ms Mikakos said the Cottage had no option but to close..
Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas greeted thousands of TAFE students, teachers and staff who marched upon Parliament House to show the Baillieu Government their harsh $290 million cuts to TAFE are totally unacceptable. Mr Pallas said the size of the crowd showed that Mr Baillieu..
The Baillieu Government’s ‘tough on crime’ agenda is in tatters, with new statistics showing a 9.4% increase in total crime, Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said the statistics, issued by Victoria Police, showed that the overall crime rate in Wyndham increased..
All western suburban Legislative Assembly Members of State Parliament have joined together in a common call for the Baillieu Government to recognise the growth and evident transport needs to their communities in the 2012/13 State Budget, from the Westgate to Werribee and Diggers Rest to..
The Baillieu Government has had 16 months to honour the pre-election commitment of its candidate, Andrew Elsbury, that funding must be made available immediately to complete the upgrade of Werribee Secondary College (WSC). In a pre-election media release dated 20 October 2010, Mr Elsbury stated..
Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas has described Health Minister David Davis’ rejection ofhis call for an Intensive Care Unit at Werribee Mercy Hospital as “bitterly disappointing” but true to form. In response to Mr Pallas’ call for the ICU at Werribee Mercy in Parliament on..