Biggest Job Losses -Brad Rowswell


Victoria has suffered its worst ever post-Christmas job losses as more than 100,000 Victorians lost their jobs in January 2023. ABS data released today has shown a concerning 0.5 per cent increase in Victoria’s unemployment rate to 4.0 per cent – the equal highest of any mainland state or territory.Read More →

2023 Organic Wine Awards

South Australia has scooped the pool at the 2023 Australian Organic Wine Awards, with four of the six major trophies awarded to growers from the Wine State. Hosted by Australian Organic Limited (AOL), the Awards, now in their third year, celebrate Australia’s certified organic and biodynamic wine industry. In total,Read More →


The annual IVF report from UNSW reveals the latest numbers and trends in assisted reproductive technology.  One in three women successfully have a baby in their first IVF cycle, a new report by UNSW Sydney medical researchers shows. The 2021 Australian and New Zealand Assisted Reproduction Database (ANZARD) report – the mostRead More →

David Davis Operation Watts Progress report

The Victorian Ombudsman and IBAC tabled Operation Watts progress report in parliament today. Operation Watts was the first joint investigation conducted by IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman. It scrutinized how branch stacking in the Victorian branch of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) resulted in the alleged misuse of public fundsRead More →

Daniel Andrews Government

The Andrews Labor Government will make studying to become a teacher in secondary schools in Victoria free, with scholarships covering the cost of degrees to help boost our school workforce and support hardworking teachers. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Education Natalie Hutchins today visited Saltwater P-9 College in PointRead More →

Liquid Meth collage

The AFP is seeking public assistance after 312kg of liquid methamphetamine destined for Melbourne was intercepted by authorities. Operation Tallow began in July 2023 when Homeland Security Investigations special agents and US Customs and Border Protection officers at Los Angeles International Airport identified a consignment containing 312kg of liquid methamphetamine,Read More →

School Holidays Road safety tips

With school holidays and family road trips around the corner, RACV is urging Victorian motorists to take a safety-first mindset to keep safe on the roads. RACV Policy Lead – Road Safety, Sam Lynch, said that it was important for every Victorian motorist to do their part to ensure aRead More →