Monthly Archive: June 2019

Road funding not Wire Rope Barrier funding

June 19, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP has asked the Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC in Parliament “to urgently quarantine funding from VicRoads’ usual maintenance fund so that these funds are not used for ongoing maintenance and repair of the wire rope barriers that are being rolled out. “In the...


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Wire Rope Barriers take vital funding from road repairs

June 13, 2019

Member for Polwarth, Richard Riordan MP, had his worst concerns confirmed that the ongoing maintenance of wire rope barriers in the region is taking money that has been budgeted for vital road maintenance which is used for repairing potholes, dealing with out of control roadside vegetation and fixing dangerous road edges. There are over three...


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LABOR THREATENS PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE SHUTDOWN

June 7, 2019

The ability of the Opposition to hold Labor Ministers accountable in areas of public safety and dodgy planning deals has been threatened by Labor’s Chairman of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC), Philip Dalidakis.   In a brazen threat, Mr Dalidakis warned the Deputy Chair of PAEC, Richard Riordan MP, that if the Opposition...


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ANDREWS GOVERNMENT ATTACKS CFA

June 5, 2019

Three years ago today thousands of CFA volunteers — many from across Polwarth — marched on the Victorian Parliament to demand Daniel Andrews and Labor listen and show them the respect they deserve. Despite this, Daniel Andrews continues to arrogantly push through legislation to tear the CFA apart. The current Labor Government is misusing its...


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