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LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT ADMITS MISTAKES WITH CONVEYANCE ALLOWANCE IN REGIONAL VICTORIA

Friday, 30 November 2012

The Baillieu Ryan Government has buckled under pressure from the community, the State Opposition and even Government members, and will re-assess its savage cut to the conveyance allowance.

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BAILLIEU/RYAN GOVERNMENT MUST RESTORE VCAL FUNDING - EDWARDS

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards called on the Baillieu/Ryan Coalition Government in parliament today to restore the $48 million funding for the Coordinators of the essential Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program...

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UNMANNED FIRE TOWER A LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT FAILURE

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Failure to complete upgrade works on the fire tower at One Tee Hill by the Liberal National Government before the start of the bushfire season means the tower will remain unmanned as we head into the hottest day for the season, Labor’s State Members Maree Edwards and Jacinta Allan said today...

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VICTORIAN LABOR’S PLAN FOR JOBS AND GROWTH

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Victorian Labor’s Plan for Jobs and Growth will return Victoria to an economic powerhouse by creating jobs for Victorian families, investing in skills and training and providing an infrastructure pipeline. The plan provides 67 practical and affordable initiatives that will secure Victoria’s economic future and undo the damage of the Baillieu/Ryan Coalition Government’s failure to act.

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COALITION FORCED TO FIND SOLUTION TO PLANNING WOES

Thursday, 22 November 2012

Having pressured the Government and the Minister for Planning and Minister for Water for months about finding a solution to the potable water planning debacle they are finally moving on this issue, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today...

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LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT DITHERING ON REGIONAL RAIL LINK

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

The Victorian Auditor-General has found the Baillieu Ryan Government has failed to provide a new budget for the Regional Rail Link (RRL) project for 17 months, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said...

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COLIBAN RURAL WATER USERS PETITION TABLED IN PARLIAMENT

Monday, 19 November 2012

A petition on behalf of the Coliban Rural Water Users Group containing 81 signatures was tabled by the Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards in parliament...

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EDWARDS CALLS FOR PUBLIC RELEASE OF VICROADS REVIEW AS BARKERS CREEK SPEED LIMIT PETITION TABLED

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards has taken the opportunity in parliament today after tabling a petition on behalf of residents of Barkers Creek to call on the Minister for Roads to release to the public a review conducted by VicRoads into the speed limit along the Midland Highway at Barkers Creek.

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LIBERAL NATIONAL GOVERNMENT CUT TO SOLAR INCENTIVE CAUSES REGIONAL JOB LOSSES

Friday, 9 November 2012

The Liberal National State Government cuts to the solar rebate from 25 cents down to 8 cents has caused regional job losses and a lack of incentive for people to install solar, Member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards said today.

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BENDIGO SCHOOLS STILL REELING FROM BAILLIEU BUDGET CUTS

Thursday, 8 November 2012

Schools across the Bendigo region are struggling under the weight of the Baillieu-Ryan Government’s $515 million cuts to education...

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