The Liberal Nationals will always protect those that protect us

Victorians have now lost all confidence in Daniel Andrews’ ability to keep Victorians safe following the decision that saw two defendants avoid jail time for a vicious attack on hard working paramedics. We need to send a strong and unmistakable message to violent offenders that...
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Andrews Government fails to fix weak sentencing for attacks on emergency workers

Yesterday’s County Court decision that saw two defendants avoid jail time for a vicious attack on a hard working paramedic highlights the urgent need to make it clear to the courts that 2014 minimum sentencing laws were intended to see strong sentences for despicable attacks on...
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Burke Road shop to get safety upgrade

An elected Liberal Nationals Government will provide $100,000 towards extending and upgrading the current CCTV security cameras on Burke Road, Camberwell. This commitment follows on from funds provided by the Federal Government which established the CCTV network on Burke Road and...
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Court costs and delays blow out under Andrews Labor Government

The Andrews Labor Government’s fourth budget shows that court costs and delays have blown out under Daniel Andrews’ watch proving his Government can’t be trusted to manage Victoria’s justice system. In both criminal and civil cases average case costs in the Supreme, County,...
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Andrews Government’s additional judges, magistrates and prosecutors too little too late

In today’s budget, the Andrews Labor Government’s announcement of 21 additional judges and magistrates as well as additional prosecutors is proof the justice system is in a state of crisis. With an election only six months away, Daniel Andrews’ belated attempt to shore up his law...
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Andrews Government soft on tackling crime gangs

Today’s budget confirms that the Andrews Labor Government still doesn’t get it that there is a crisis involving serious gang violence in Victoria, especially among bikie gangs and violent youth gangs. This is in contrast to Matthew Guy and the Liberal Nationals who last weekend...
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Out-of-control gangs to be busted

With bikie gangs and youth gangs out of control in Victoria, Matthew Guy and the Liberal Nationals will overhaul Victoria’s anti-consorting regime, making it the toughest in the nation. These changes will make it far easier for police to obtain the orders they need to break up...
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With sentencing under Daniel Andrews dysfunctional, Victorians now have a clear choice

Reports today that judges are refusing to participate in Daniel Andrews’ Sentencing Guidelines Council are more evidence that sentencing under Mr Andrews’ watch is dysfunctional. This is on top of measures the Andrews Labor Government has introduced in its three years to weaken...
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Commonwealth adopts Victorian Liberal Nationals victims compensation policy

Under Daniel Andrews, victims of crime are ignored and struggle to get fair compensation. A Liberal Nationals Government led by Matthew Guy will put victims first in our justice system. That is why the Victorian Liberal Nationals welcome the Commonwealth Government’s announcement...
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Ballarat MPs may be called to give evidence over rorted $21,148

The Liberal Nationals have today announced draft Terms of Reference for a Legislative Council Select Committee enquiry to help complete the Ombudsman investigation into Labor’s ‘Red Shirt’ rorts. Former member for Ripon, Joe Helper, could be required to give evidence regarding...
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Legislative Council Select Committee to complete the Labor rorts investigation

Victorians deserve to know the whole truth about Daniel Andrews and Labor’s rorting of taxpayers’ money. The findings of the Ombudsman investigation are just the tip of the iceberg. It is clear that the $380,000 amount is not the full amount. The public deserve to know exactly...
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Attorney General’s position is untenable

The Attorney General and Daniel Andrews’ rival for leadership, Martin Pakula has been adversely named in the Ombudsman investigation into Labor’s rorting of taxpayer money. The Attorney General now has two choices. Martin Pakula either allows the Ombudsman access to all staffing...
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