Monthly Archive: February 2019

Power pole investment required

February 26, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP has asked the Minister for Energy to ensure sufficient regulation and oversight exists to ensure that rural and regional electrical transmission infrastructure meets all necessary safety standards as recommended from the Black Saturday Bushfire Royal Commission. “There is growing frustration in my Polwarth electorate that there is insufficient oversight...


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Daniel Andrews plays politics with cancer compensation for firefighters

February 20, 2019

The Liberal-Nationals today reintroduced a bill for presumptive cancer rights for firefighters to protect those who protect us, and again Daniel Andrews and Labor voted down this bill to play politics. The Andrews Government lied to our firefighters when they said they would introduce presumptive legislation within 100 days of the November 2014 election. It...


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Non-Victorian Licences questioned

February 20, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP, has today questioned the Minister for Roads and Road Safety in Parliament about self-drive visitors to the Great Ocean Road region who do not have a current Victorian Licence. “Can the Minister tell the people of Polwarth what steps she is taking to ensure that road users and pedestrians...


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Tourist driver safety

February 1, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP, has repeated calls for improving international driver safety on our roads after another incident with a tourist driver at one of Polwarth’s black spot intersections over the long weekend.   “There are a growing number of road safety incidents involving non-Victorian licence holders on our roads,” Mr Riordan said....


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