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PLANNING DEADLOCK STIFLING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND RUINING FAMILIES’ LIVES

Friday, 28 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards attended a meeting of the Landowners Action Group in Campbells Creek last night and said that the planning deadlock that is crippling housing development in the Mount Alexander Shire is also ruining the lives of many people who cannot build their homes and have found their land is worthless.

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DONATE TO NATIONAL OP SHOP WEEK

Monday, 24 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards has called on Central Victorians to show their generosity and donate unwanted clothes to their local Op Shop for the inaugural National Op Shop Week event 24-30 September.

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REGIONAL VICTORIANS RIPPED OFF BY BAILLIEU/RYAN FAILURE ON FIRE SERVICE LEVY

Thursday, 20 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today that Regional Victorian families are being ripped off millions of dollars by insurance companies overcharging for the Fire Services Levy for periods after its abolition.

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DESKTOP STUDY NEEDED INTO RELEVANCE OF NATIONAL PARTY

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Big cats across Victoria have been given a reprieve after the Liberal National government declared their non-existence today, Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards said today.

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THE BAILLIEU RYAN GOVERNMENT SLAMS PLANNING CHANGES THROUGH PARLIAMENT

Friday, 14 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards said today that the Baillieu Ryan government had ignored community opposition to its new planning legislation and slammed through parliament its VicSmart planning legislation that will rob people of their right to protect the value of their home and lifestyles, despite community opposition to the new laws.

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PENSIONERS SLUGGED BY INSURANCE DUE TO LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT DITHERING ON FSL

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards yesterday in Parliament called on the Minister for Consumer Affairs, the Hon Michael O’Brien, to urgently intervene on behalf of Maldon pensioner Mr Reg Nicholson over the whopping 400% increase in his Fire Services Levy (FSL) by his insurance company.

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ALL PRAISE FOR CFA

Wednesday, 12 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards yesterday in Parliament praised the tireless efforts of local CFA organisations. In particular Ms Edwards highlighted the outstanding achievements of Mr Tommy Kilmartin from Kangaroo Flat CFA who received his 65 year service medal and life membership and Mr Wally Browning who was also made a life member.

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EDWARDS CALLS ON MINISTER TO ENSURE THAT CFA CUTS WILL NOT DELAY NEW KANGAROO FLAT FIRE STATION

Monday, 10 September 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards used the regional Parliamentary sitting in Ballarat to call on the National Party Leader and Minister for Emergency Services, Peter Ryan to give an undertaking to the people of Kangaroo Flat and the Kangaroo Flat CFA that his government’s $41 million cuts to the CFA budget will not impact on the building of the planned new Kangaroo Flat fire station.

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