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Public Health And Wellbeing Amendment (state Of Emergency Extension And Other Matters) Bill 2020

The Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (State of Emergency Extension and Other Matters) Bill 2020 extends the total time for which a state of emergency can remain in force by another six months for the COVID-19 pandemic.


Protecting health workers from coronavirus

I’m very concerned that our health system hasn’t done as much as possible to protect staff. Hospitals in other countries have achieved low or zero rates of infection in staff and we need to learn from them.



Locked down with construction noise.

Imagine being a teacher, working from home, and just as you start talking a jackhammer starts up next door, loud enough to rattle the fillings in your teeth. Or try sleeping while giant pile drivers a few hundred metres away are bashing into the bedrock at 1 am and 3...


Electoral Matters Committee Continues To Fail Victorians By Delaying Voting Reform

The Electoral Matters Committee has let down Victorian voters by failing to address upper house voting reform in its recently tabled report on the 2018 state election.



Health Minister Must Guarantee Compensation For Health Workers

Dr Tim Read, the Victorian Greens Spokesperson for Health, has today renewed his calls on the state government to ensure health workers are protected by workers compensation during the COVID-19 crisis.


Aboriginal Victorians now more than 16 times more likely to be imprisoned than the general population

Aboriginal people in Victoria are now imprisoned at a rate of more than 16 times the general population according to recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.



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