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Entries for May 2012

The Victorian Coalition Government has finalised gaming machine monitoring fee arrangements to ensure existing gaming venues remain connected to Victoria’s monitoring system as the new licence system comes into effect from 16 August 2012, Minis... Read more

Member for Malvern, Michael O’Brien, together with Minister for Children and Early Childhood Development, Wendy Lovell, today announced a local kindergarten will receive funding in the announcement of the Victorian Coalition Government’s ... Read more

A year on from the launch of Consumer Affairs Victoria’s unlicensed motor car trader campaign, the agency has received hundreds of reports about suspected unlawful trading and launched multiple court actions as a result. Since May last year,... Read more

Dear Editor The Baillieu Government believes in supporting fair solar power feed-in tariffs that keep the pressure off power bills. Importantly, there will be no retrospective change to any existing feed-in tariffs that customers have signed ... Read more

Mr BURGESS (Hastings) -- My question is to the Minister for Energy and Resources. Can the minister inform the house of action the government is taking to protect Victorians from the federal government's impending carbon tax, and is the minister aware... Read more

Energy and Resources Minister Michael O’Brien and Treasurer Kim Wells have welcomed the release of a draft report from the Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) into distributed electricity generation. Mr O’... Read more

Minister for Gaming Michael O'Brien today congratulated Gambler's Health Southern for its work in assisting problem gamblers to cope with and overcome their gambling addiction. Speaking at a function as a part of Responsible Gambling Awareness We... Read more

Minister for Gaming Michael O’Brien has addressed a forum where young Victorians had the chance to discuss the important issue of problem gambling as a part of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. Speaking at the Forum at Federation Square ... Read more

2012 STATE BUDGET: HOW IT BENEFITS MALVERN
In the Victorian State Budget handed down on May 1 2012, a number of initiatives were announced which stand to benefit our local community. Supporting Schools: As part of $200 million announced for school capital works in the 2012/13 Budget, $10.5 million will be provided to nearby Ashwood Sec... Read more

Minister for Consumer Affairs Michael O’Brien has welcomed a Court of  Appeal decision that found that the Hope Clinic, an alternative medicine clinic, misled and deceived terminally ill cancer sufferers into believing its dubious and... Read more

Minister for Consumer Affairs Michael O’Brien is encouraging Victorians to shop smart this Mother’s Day and download the Consumer Affairs Victoria smartphone application MyShopRights before buying a gift for mum. The MyShopRights appl... Read more

Minister for Consumer Affairs Michael O’Brien launched two important publications for retirement village residents and operators at the Renaissance Living retirement village in Surrey Hills today. Mr O’Brien said with an ageing popula... Read more

Sporting communities in Malvern will soon be able to enjoy better local venues thanks to a Victorian Government funding boost, announced today by the Member for Malvern, Michael O’Brien. Michael said the announcement was part of the latest ... Read more

Mr O'BRIEN (Minister for Energy and Resources) -- I move:     That this house notes that the federal Labor government's proposed carbon dioxide tax will -- (1) increase the cost of living for all Victorian families, notably... Read more

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