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Category: General News

Covid-19 Light at the end of the tunnel?

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (10:16): On Monday afternoon Victorians breathed a collective sigh of relief—finally, light at the end of the tunnel. But are the long weeks and months finally at an end? I certainly hope so. Let us hope those promises of getting people back to their jobs, of reuniting families, of restoring opportunities to meet our mates and socialise and of removing the barriers between regional and metropolitan Victoria, restoring freedom of movement around

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No Confidence in the Andrews Government

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (20:07): The question before the Chair is whether the Premier and the other ministers of state possess the confidence of this house. A motion such as this is an extreme step, but these are extreme circumstances. If this motion succeeds, it has the potential to send all of us back to the voters, and frankly that is an outcome that I would welcome. So it is not a step we have taken

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State of Emergency – If You Believe in Democracy You Must Not Support an Unconditional Extension

MR MORRIS (Mornington) (11:26): The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension and Other Matters) Bill 2020—a rather benign title for such a draconian piece of legislation—is a bill the like of which if it has not been seen before in this state certainly has not been seen since the Eureka rebellion. It is a bill that amounts to an effective suppression of democracy in this state. A bill that cements the executive authority

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Back to work and back in business

Our Plan to get Victoria Back to Work and Back in Business sets out how the State Government can help Victorians secure their personal finances, rebuild local economies, build better communities and keep their families safe. It’s a business-led, jobs-led plan for action to help Victoria rebuild from the damage done by COVID-19 to our jobs, our communities and our lives. Click here for more information.

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Bringing Manufacturing Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed weaknesses in Victoria’s essential goods supply chain. We’ve had to import testing kits and protective equipment from China. Responding to the pandemic, we have an opportunity to bring manufacturing home to Victoria; creating local jobs and securing local supply chains. That’s why the Liberal Nationals propose the current State Government establish a $1 billion Bringing Manufacturing Home Fund. Another idea to get Victoria back to work and back in business.

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Proposed Retirement Village, Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza

The following letter was sent to all households in the 3930 postcode. The advertising period for this application expires on 15th May however the Council have confirmed that late submissions, up to the time the application is determined, will be taken into consideration. I am writing to draw your attention to a town planning application to redevelop the former Mount Eliza Business School site in Kunyung Road, Mount Eliza, into a retirement village. I have

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