Victorian politics

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Greens propose shutting down all Victorian coal-fired power plants by 2030
Exclusive: New bill also increases the state’s legislated renewable energy target to 100% by decade’s end

Benita Kolovos

14, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Labor vows to prioritise Australian jobs as it eyes migration boost
Annual intake could potentially rise from 160,000 to up to 200,000 places as businesses cry out for skilled workers

Josh Butler, Royce Kurmelovs and Adeshola Ore

14, Aug, 2022 @8:17 AM

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Victoria to lift IVF counselling restrictions and loosen donor conception rules
Reforms to the state’s assisted reproductive treatment laws are set to come into effect on Monday

Benita Kolovos

13, Aug, 2022 @7:59 PM

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OK boomer: the generational change that could shake up Victorian politics
Analysis: with Millennials and Gen Z outnumbering baby boomers, attention turns to the ‘youth vote’

Benita Kolovos

12, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Independent state MPs divided over Victorian Farmers Federation campaigning in their seats
Shepparton’s Suzanna Sheed says VFF should support candidates with track records but Mildura MP is happy for attention

Jaci Hicken

11, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Angry Victorians join a rush of new micro-parties eyeing a seat in the state’s parliament
Victorian Electoral Commission announces it has received five new applications by parties for upcoming state election

Benita Kolovos

11, Aug, 2022 @6:41 AM

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Victorian opposition leader loses third key staff member in eight days
Matthew Guy’s director of communications resigns after reported disagreement with incoming chief of staff

Benita Kolovos

11, Aug, 2022 @2:05 AM

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What’s behind the Victorian anti-corruption body’s complaints about leaking?
Explainer: A parliamentary committee has been accused of leaking confidential correspondence and compromising investigations

Benita Kolovos

10, Aug, 2022 @8:11 AM

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Victorian Liberal leader Matthew Guy appoints close friend as new chief of staff
Nick McGowan, who was best man at Guy’s wedding, will take time off to run for an upper house seat in November state election

Benita Kolovos

08, Aug, 2022 @6:46 AM

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The integrity push that’s driving a confidence boost for the Victorian Greens
Samatha Ratnam says a series of scandals has sparked a new discourse among voters

Benita Kolovos

05, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Penny Wong warns against ‘miscalculation’ as China-Taiwan tensions escalate – as it happened
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Cait Kelly and Amy Remeikis

04, Aug, 2022 @9:14 AM

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Bail laws need to change to reduce harm to children, Victorian inquiry finds
Parental incarceration can interrupt childhood development and affects wellbeing, report finds

Benita Kolovos and Nino Bucci

04, Aug, 2022 @5:04 AM

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