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..
The new development at the Werribee Employment Precinct and Point Cook West announced by the Baillieu Government on Tuesday risks causing further traffic frustration if plans are not made well in advance to ensure that the transport infrastructure is developed along with the business and..
Member for Tarneit, Tim Pallas today released participation statistics for women in the electorate of Tarneit who participate in the free BreastScreen program. “I am encouraged that 50% of women in Tarneit are having a regular mammogram every two years,” said Mr Pallas. “This is..
Natalie Hutchins, Member for Keilor, Marlene Kairouz, Member for Kororoit and TimPallas, Member for Tarneit attended the Dushera Festival at the Rockbank Templeon Sunday. The Dushera Festival is one of the largest events in the Indian Community. Dushera iscelebrated to mark victory of good over..
It has been revealed that the new $1 billion publicly owned Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) will have a floor dedicated to private patients under a secret plan by the Baillieu Government, Member for Tarneit Tim Pallas said today. Mr Pallas said Federal Labor Government,..
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..
The Minister for Ports, Denis Napthine, has demonstrated a blithe disregard for Victoria’shuman rights charter and for proper legislative procedure in introducingamendments to marine safety laws. Concerns have been raised by the Victorian Parliamentary Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee that the new laws may..
The Minister for Roads has failed to address community concerns or to take appropriate safety measures regarding plans for high productivity freight vehicles (HPFVs) on Victoria’s roads. The news that Victoria, in conjunction with the NSW O’Farrell Government, is “aiming to start a local pilot..
The Baillieu Government has abandoned work on a second river crossing after windingup a community reference group, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Tim Pallassaid today. The Westlink Community Reference Group (CRG) provided the Baillieu Government witha community perspective on developing the best possible scope, form and..
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..
The Mornington Peninsula has lost almost 10,000 jobs under Ted Baillieu’sleadership and the number of people unemployed in the Hastings area (Small AreaLabor Market Mornington Peninsula East) has increased by 9% in the last year,”said Victorian Shadow Minister for Employment and Ports, Tim Pallas. 18..
Tim Pallas, State Member for Tarneit, has condemned the State Liberal Government for its inaction at the Glen Devon site. The school site became vacant shortly after the Baillieu Government came to power and its deterioration stands as a symbol of this Government’s neglect of..
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..
Wyndham business and community leaders met with local State Members of Parliament in Werribee today to discuss the actions that can be taken to encourage local employment and keep Wyndham residents in work. State Member for Tarneit and Shadow Minister for Employment Tim Pallas said..
The State Opposition Deputy Leader and Education Minister James Merlino visited a number of schools in the Wyndham Area with the local MP Tim Pallas today, and heard first hand from teachers and school council representatives how underinvestment in their schools is starting to cause..