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LIBERALS TARGET PUBLIC HOUSING PLAYGROUND IN BUDGET CUTS

Tony Abbott’s horror budget targets children in public housing. Funding will be cut to the Adventure Playgrounds program, operating on public housing estates. Adventure Playgrounds provides supervised outdoor play spaces for children living in public housing units and gives access to nutrition and education programs…

NAPTHINE WELCOMES MASSIVE COUNCIL RATE RISE

The Napthine Government opposes Labor’s plan to reduce council rate rises, Minister for Local Government, Tim Bull, confirmed today. Labor’s plan will require councils to justify any rate rises above CPI to the Essential Services Commission. Currently, many councils are forecasting rate increases well above..

NO HOUSING FOR THOSE IN NEED IN NAPTHINE’S BUDGET

Denis Napthine has shut the door on 36,000 Victorians languishing on the state’s housing waiting list. The Budget does not provide any new funding for new public or social housing. For the first time, the state will sell more social housing that it will build…