Latest News Articles

St John’s Anglican and Sunnyside kindergartens receive $21,436.80 in grants thanks to Napthine Coalition Government

Michael O’Brien MP, Member for Malvern today congratulated two kindergartens in Malvern who shared in $21,436.80 worth of minor infrastructure a... Read more

Safety improvements for drivers entering the Monash Freeway at Glen Iris

Intersection improvements in Glen Iris will significantly improve safety for drivers entering the Monash Freeway, Member for Malvern Michael O’B... Read more

New scheme promotes environmental upgrades in Malvern

·      New scheme to help business be more energy efficient, reduce waste, cut water use ·   &n... Read more

New program for sporting clubs to build their own facilities

·         Local Facilities for Local Clubs Program enables clubs to improve their facilities ·... Read more

Customers pay $1 billion so far for Labor’s desal plant – zero water ordered

·         Customer payments for Labor’s desalination plant hit $1,042,278,418.87 · &... Read more

Animal Welfare Fund provides Save-a-Dog Scheme with much needed technology upgrades

The Victorian Coalition Government is providing $10,000 to the Save a Dog Scheme in Glen Iris to help it continue protecting the welfare of neglected or homeless pets. Member for Malvern, Michael O’Brien MP, recently visited the Save a Dog Sch... Read more

Animal Welfare Fund provides Save-a-Dog Scheme with much needed technology upgrades

Fire services levy rates in Stonnington to fall from 1 July

Residents and businesses right across the state are benefitting from the Victorian Coalition Government’s slashing of Fire Services Levy rates f... Read more

Applications Now Open for $15 million in Children’s Capital Funding Grants

Member for Malvern, Michael O’Brien MP, is encouraging all schools, community groups, children’s service providers and council to apply fo... Read more


Latest Portfolio Articles

Regional employment continues to grow

· Regional employment increases by 5,100 over the three months to August · 26,300 more people employed in regional Victoria since Nove... Read more

$3 billion wasted if Labor rips up East West Link

. Threat to rip up the East West Link contract would cost Victorians $3 billion · Labor’s reckless threat would trash Victoria&r... Read more

Coalition Government signs contract for new Ravenhall prison

· Contract signed to build $670 million Ravenhall prison, creating 1,300 jobs · GEO Consortium delivering extra capacity for the sam... Read more

26,100 new jobs created in Victoria in August

· Over 26,100 jobs created in Victoria in August · 108,900 more people employed in Victoria under the Coalition Government · ... Read more

Daniel Andrews and Labor backflip on East West Link and 6,200 new jobs

 . Desperate Daniel Andrews and Labor back flip on East West Link, threaten to rip up contracts · Labor threaten Victoria’s budget... Read more

Preferred bidder selected to deliver East West Link

The Australian Government and Victorian Coalition Government today announced the preferred bidder had been selected to enter into final negotiations t... Read more

Standard & Poor’s confirms Victoria’s AAA stable rating

.  Standard & Poor’s confirms Victoria’s AAA credit rating with a stable outlook · Victoria is the only state with AAA cr... Read more

Supporting first home buyers and construction jobs in Horsham and Wimmera region

From 1 September, eligible Horsham and Wimmera region residents looking to buy their first home can take advantage of a 50 per cent stamp duty concess... Read more


Latest Speeches

2014-15 Victorian State Budget Treasurer's Speech

In accordance with Section 28 of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006, I table a statement of compatibility for the Appropriation... Read more

Doorstop: Assistance for SPC Ardmona, paramedics’ EBA, gaming license court action, Ken Smith

MICHAEL O’BRIEN: The people of the Goulburn Valley need the Napthine Government to work with the company, with the community, to deliver a rea... Read more

Fire services levy: reform

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) -- My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer update the house on the implementation of the fire services property levy... Read more


Statement of compatibility Mr O'BRIEN (Treasurer) tabled following statement in accordance with Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006... Read more

Roads: federal funding

Mr McINTOSH (Kew) -- My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer advise the house whether the federal budget of 14 May provided a fair share of... Read more

Budget: departmental efficiency dividend

Mr SOUTHWICK (Caulfield) -- My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer advise the house how this budget continues efficient and effective serv... Read more

Employment: government performance

Mr PALLAS (Tarneit) -- My question is to the Treasurer. How can this government be trusted on jobs when there are an extra 34 000 people unemployed on... Read more

Government: financial management

Mr WAKELING (Ferntree Gully) -- My question is to the Treasurer. Can the Treasurer advise the house of the market reaction to and endorsement of the s... Read more



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