In a shocking revelation, a Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) report has exposed that Labor’s new fire service has “no capacity” to respond to bushfires in regional Victoria. The Liberal Nationals have warned for years that Daniel Andrews’ war on the CFA would expose the community to a greater risk of loss of life and property. The report states: “Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) have no capacity to adequately response (sic) to our bushfire risk within the FRV primary areas or adjoining C
Daniel Andrews and the Labor Government have finally listened to calls from the Liberal Nationals and the community to catch up with technology and put Victoria’s learner’s permit test online. Labor Minister, Ben Carroll folded under community pressure when questioned on ABC Radio on Monday 21 September stating, “the time has come for the learner’s permit to be done online.” However, has still has not provided a date for when the test will be live online, another example of s
VicHealth has announced $2.5 million in new health promotion funding to support local organisations to address the immediate health and wellbeing concerns of Victorian’s hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. State Liberal Member for Eildon Cindy McLeish encourages all local organisations whether they be sporting clubs, community gardens, arts organisations, community groups and youth services to apply for VicHealth’s Reimagining Health grant which opened 16 September 2020.
State Liberal Member for Eildon Cindy McLeish has thrown her support behind the removal of parts of the Yarra Ranges and Nillumbik Shires under Stage 4 restrictions from Metropolitan Melbourne and asked the Premier in parliament if he will do the same. Ms McLeish said, “I asked the Premier directly if he will support those living in the non-urban areas of the Yarra Ranges and Nillumbik councils, unfairly swept into the metropolitan classification for COVID-19 restrictions, an
The Michael O’Brien-led Liberal Nationals team today announced the opportunity for Victorians everywhere to pledge their support to Open Our Schools safely for Term 4. “Open Our Schools” asks parents, students and concerned community members to have their say as to why schools should reopen for Term 4. The Liberal Nationals want primary and specialist schools across Melbourne to reopen for day one of Term 4 so that students can get back to learning for their future, reconnect
The Andrews Labor Government’s lockdown restrictions have forced thousands of sole traders to close down. State Liberal Member for Eildon Cindy McLeish along with the Liberal Nationals are fighting for the State Labor Government to urgently increase support for small businesses and sole traders. Ms McLeish said, “Small businesses and sole traders have greatly suffered during COVID-19 restrictions and have indeed fallen between the gaps of State Government support.” “Sole trad
State Liberal Member for Eildon Cindy McLeish has called for urgent repairs be made to the road lead ing into the Badger Weir Picnic ground, which has fallen into disrepair by lack of maintenance and poor weather conditions. Ms McLeish raised the issue in Parliament with the Minister for Environment & Climate Change on the 02 September 2020, calling for immediate action. Ms McLeish said, “I have been contacted by concerned locals who have reported that the current condition o
State Liberal Member for Eildon Cindy McLeish is advocating for the return of Term 4 onsite learning for regional schools. Ms McLeish said, “Remote learning has been a struggle for students, families and teachers at the best of times. But it has been truly challenging for rural and regional schools, who are already disadvantaged.” “There are very low COVID-19 case numbers - in some areas absolutely none, in regional Victoria. I do not see why we could not commence school in t