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
Former Labor Premiers Steve Bracks and John Brumby have both expressed their bewilderment to Labor colleagues about Daniel Andrews handling of the CFA crises.Read more
Local Health Campaign delivers at last
Member for Ripon Louise Staley has welcomed the building of a new community health facility for Ararat, with the announcement delivering on of one of her major campaign promises.Read more
Premier’s trip a talkfest
Daniel Andrews failed to provide any new answers to fix the growing jobs crisis during talkfests in Ararat and Stawell on Friday.