Media Releases


State Planning Minister, Richard Wynne, must delay the public exhibition of the Environment Effects Statement (EES), for its proposed gas import jetty at Crib Point.  

Liberal Nationals bold and ambitious plan to get Victoria back to work and back in business

The Liberal Nationals, and local MP Neale Burgess have unveiled a bold and ambitious plan to get Victoria back to work and back in business.

Liberal Nationals’ propose $1 billion fund to bring manufacturing home to Victoria

The Liberal Nationals are today proposing a $1 billion ‘Bringing Manufacturing Home’ fund to encourage businesses to bring facilities and jobs back to Victoria, grow local manufacturing and boost innovation.

Neale Burgess MP calls for $10 million payroll tax relief to save local jobs

Local Member for Hastings, Neale Burgess is calling on the Andrews Labor Government to immediately implement temporary payroll tax relief to help locals get back to work and back in business.

Proof that the Coastal Villages are at risk over Daniel Andrews’ war on the CFA

The coastal villages are more at risk from bushfires, because of Daniel Andrews’ never-ending war on the CFA and the impact it has had on local back burning operations. 

Not cool Minister – Langwarrin Primary School kids sweat on Labor Government’s inaction

The Andrews Labor Government has yet again confirmed what Langwarrin parents have suspected, that when it comes to providing educational facilities, Labor is prepared to put political rhetoric before our kids. 

Andrews Labor Government confirms cuts to school asbestos removal program

On Wednesday in Parliament, the Andrews Labor Government confirmed they had cut their school asbestos removal program, which will affect local schools such as Langwarrin Primary School.

Labor confirms cuts to planned burning across Victoria

In Question Time, the Andrews Labor Government did not rule out that there has been a 75% reduction in planned burning to minimise the risk of bushfires in areas such as the Mornington Peninsula.  

Young leaders encouraged to have their say

State Member for Hastings, Neale Burgess is encouraging young people aged 16 to 25 to make their voices heard as part of the annual YMCA Victorian Youth Parliament. 

Local impacts due to Port of Melbourne price hikes

Users of the Port of Melbourne are alarmed that the Ports Minister the Hon Melissa Horne failed to explain in Question Time on Wednesday, why access fees charged by the major cargo handling companies have increased from $3.60 to $80.00 per container over the past 2 years.