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Dear Editor, On 29 August 2012 in the Victorian Parliament the Labor Member for Ballarat East Geoff Howard called for a moratorium on mining activity in the Wombat State Forest and condemned what he termed a lack of community consultation. Mr H... Read more

Dear Editor, The Victorian Coalition Government recently announced changes to Victoria’s solar feed-in tariffs for new customers. The falling cost of solar panels and the rising price of electricity means the old, higher subsidies are n... Read more

The Gillard Government’s announcement today that it will not proceed with its policy to pay for the closure of 2,000 megawatts of coal-fired power generators is a reflection on its ill-conceived carbon tax package. The Victorian Coalition ... Read more

Royal Melbourne showbags declared good to go
Victorian product safety experts have once again inspected the contents of 379 showbags and declared them good to go a week out from opening day of the Royal Melbourne Show, Minister for Consumer Affairs Michael O’Brien said today. Speaking at the launch of the showbags, Mr O’Brien s... Read more

The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced the establishment of a Funeral Industry Roundtable. The Roundtable will replace the Funeral Industry Ministerial Advisory Council (FIMAC), which was established in 2008 to monitor the operati... Read more

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation officially commenced operation this month as the nation’s first independent body dedicated to preventing and treating problem gambling, Minister O’Brien said today. The Minister also announced... Read more

Minister for Energy and Resources Michael O’Brien today released an issues paper to help households and industry have their say on the possible provision of incentives for the installation of ceiling insulation under Victoria’s Energy Sav... Read more

The Victorian Coalition Government has delivered on its commitment to establish a permanent live music industry roundtable, bringing together music industry representatives, licensees of live music venues, government and Victoria Police. ... Read more

Minister for Energy and Resources Michael O’Brien today welcomed the release of a report that supports Victoria’s view that energy consumers are being disadvantaged by the appeals system for regulatory decisions on energy network charges.... Read more

The Coalition Government is helping licensed clubs gain a clearer understanding of their responsibilities via a new training kit launched by Member for Malvern and Minister for Consumer Affairs and Gaming Michael O'Brien at the Malvern Bowling Club. ... Read more

The Victorian Coalition Government has decided it will defer its transition to new national laws regulating the retailing of electricity and gas to ensure there is no reduction in key protections for Victorian consumers. "Victoria has the stronge... Read more

The Victorian Coalition Government today announced a boost to the research and oversight of potential coal seam gas extraction with the signing of a national agreement with the Commonwealth Government and the establishment of a new Ministerial Adviso... Read more

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

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

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