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Labor’s latest new tax to add more to strain to housing market

06 March 2020

Labor has today announced its 28th new or expanded tax since Daniel Andrews was elected as Premier, this time the tax will be passed on to home and unit buyers. The new construction tax put on companies needing to use a road to construct or renovate properties will be passed...

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New South Wales economy surges while Victoria slumps

05 March 2020

The latest National Accounts figures show Victoria’s economy shrinking by 0.1 per cent in the December quarter while the same figures demonstrates the New South Wales economy grew by 0.5 per cent. These new figures come on the back of the most recent unemployment data showing Victoria’s unemployment rate at...

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Everything the Andrews Labor Government sets up gets stuffed up

04 March 2020

Daniel Andrews loves nothing better than a fee gouge on Victorians. Victorians should brace for more taxes and more tolls because Andrews has already blown the budget on the North East Link. This was a project Labor initially costed at $5 billion when it's now up to around $16 billion....

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Tim “The Taxer” Pallas needs to come clean to Victorians

03 March 2020

In Question Time today, Treasurer Tim Pallas refused to rule out increasing any tax in this year’s upcoming State Budget. During the week of the 2018 election when launching Labor’s financial plan for the next four years, Tim Pallas promised: “It contains no new taxes, whatsoever. No tax increases, no...

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Dan Andrews’ disastrous jobs record

27 February 2020

Victoria’s unemployment levels have hit a high and it’s not limited to one region, the spike has plagued the state. Since December 2018, there are now over 10,200 more unemployed people in Melbourne’s South East, in Melbourne’s West it’s over 7,600 more people without a job, in Melbourne’s North West...

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$4 billion in cuts – the true cost of Labor

20 February 2020

Labor is refusing to rule out taking a $4 billion scalpel to health, education and the environment as it grapples with a failing budget. Last week the Treasurer Tim Pallas said he was "looking at every line item of expenditure and I’m looking to take something like $4 billion out...

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While Andrews was away… Pallas let the cat out of the bag

20 February 2020

In Question Time today, Premier Andrews was questioned over his Treasurer’s announcement last week, made while the Premier was on holidays, that his Labor Government will be imposing $4 billion of cuts on Victorians. Despite direct questioning about how many Victorian workers will lose their jobs as a result of...

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