New figures from Ambulance Victoria about Central Goldfields reveal that there were 100 fewer Code 1 ambulance responses between January and March 2017 (141), compared to the same time in 2016 (241). This reflects a statewide trend, with a massive cut to the number of Code 1 ambulance responses.Read more
Member for Ripon Louise Staley has been given the all-clear following an audit of country MPs allowances.
All country MP’s that utilise the second residence allowance provided extensive evidence to the audit following the Labor rorting scandal that has tarnished the careers of former Speaker Telmo Languillier and former Deputy Speaker Don Nardella. Both men moved out of their Melbourne based electorates to falsely claim the second residence allowance designed for country MP’s.Read more
Ripon MP Louise Staley has criticised the Andrews Government after announcing it would build the first stage of the Lucas Primary School but then failed to provide any details on when it will be built and how much funding was allocated in today’s state budget.
Ripon MP Louise Staley says the latest job losses in the North West Victoria Region is proof that the Andrews Government has given up on fixing the region’s unemployment crisis.
The latest ABS data reveals that the North West Victoria Region (including Ararat, Stawell, St Arnaud, Charlton and Donald) with 5,984 people now looking for work, an increase of 1,732 since the election of the Andrews Government in 2014. (Source 6202.0 - Labour Force, Australia, Mar 2017)
Member for Ripon Louise Staley says a future Liberal Government is committed to making Victoria safe again following the release of the State Opposition’s plan to crack down on violent reoffenders by introducing statutory minimum jail terms for criminals who are found guilty of a second offence.Read more
Member for Ripon, Louise Staley has celebrated the opening of the extension of natural gas to Avoca as a great day for the town.Read more
Member for Ripon, Louise Staley has welcomed the decision by the High Court to throw out Daniel Andrews latest attempt to prevent an investigation into the misuse of taxpayer-funded staff to help Labor’s election campaign in 2014.Read more
The Hazelwood Power Station has been shut down due to policy decisions by the Andrews Labor Government. Hazelwood represents 22 per cent of Victoria’s power generation and 1000 jobs, providing affordable and reliable power to homes and businesses.Read more
Ripon MP Louise Staley has praised Maryborough Health Services for helping to spread an anti-domestic violence message in Dunolly, whilst pressure mounts on the Andrews Government to follow the communities lead and beef up local police resources.Read more
Official figures show that Ripon has lost 4,745 full-time jobs since Daniel Andrews came to office in December 2014.Read more