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Strikes leave Ripon rail users waiting again

12 December 2019

V/Line commuters in the Ararat, Ballarat and Maryborough lines have been left waiting for the bus due to industrial action today, says Member for Ripon Louise Staley. All trains on Thursday on the Ararat, Ballarat and Maryborough line were cancelled and replaced by buses in the second day of a...

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Another summer with no Aircranes for Ballarat

05 December 2019

The Andrews Labor Government continues to put Ballarat and Western Victorian residents at risk by refusing to station a firefighting Aircrane in Ballarat, says Member for Ripon Louise Staley. Today Ministers Neville and D’Ambrosio announced that the Andrews Government would station the two Aircranes at Essendon and Moorabbin Airports, with...

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Billions spent for slower trains to Ballarat

02 December 2019

Commuters from Ballarat to Melbourne are today spending more time on trains and less time at home doing the things they enjoy thanks to Labor’s slowed-down train timetables. Following months of disruption where commuters have endured terrible train performance, Labor’s answer to make trains meet their timetable targets is to...

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