Recognising Victoria’s hardworking teachers

Senator for Victoria Sarah Henderson has encouraged students and school communities in Victoria to thank and acknowledge the hard work of our teachers and celebrate World Teachers’ Day in Australia. Senator Henderson said teachers and school leaders played a critical role in the lives of our kids, and it was Read more…

28 October 2020

Debilitating COVID-19 fines on small business must be waived

With the easing of restrictions coming into force at midnight tonight, I congratulate Victorians for their sacrifice and commitment to combating the pandemic. It has been an exceptionally tough few months, particularly for Melbourne’s 5 million residents.  The financial and mental health toll has been profound. Across Melbourne, pubs, cafes, Read more…

27 October 2020

Geelong wins big praise as home of Howitzer

The Chief of Army Lieutenant-General Rick Burr today confirmed in Senate Estimates that the multi-billion dollar Howitzer Mobile Protected Fires Program – LAND 8116 – was on track, with a final decision on the tenderer due in the first quarter of 2021. The Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds also praised Read more…

26 October 2020

Continuing lockdowns a cruel betrayal

The decision by the Victorian Government to delay the easing of restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne is a cruel betrayal of thousands of Victorian businesses and their employees. With much of Melbourne’s retail, events, fitness, hospitality and tourism sectors forced to stay closed, many more businesses are now invariably facing collapse. Read more…

25 October 2020