Earlier this month, I took part in the Legislative Council Economy and Infrastructure Standing Committee’s public hearing on the Inquiry into the Increase in Victoria’s Road Toll. Among the many valuable presenters invited to this hearing, the Committee was joined by Australia’s leading cycling safety charity, the Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF), who presented on their priorities to keep road users safe in Victoria.
School buses have spare capacity and have been under-utilised for too long. Rod Barton believes it is about time we address transport disadvantage faced by regional Victorians. Using existing state-funded assets to improve the frequency and reliability of public transport, will create better educational and employment outcomes for youth and address the lack of mobility opportunities for senior citizens and low-income earners.
There are only a few days of broadcasting left for Melbourne and Geelong’s community TV station Channel 31, despite the announcement this week that Adelaide’s Channel 44 will get a 12 month licence extension. Email the ministers and MPs and let them know it’s #notfair !
JOIN THE PETITION asking Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries and the Minister for Multicultural Affairs to intervene in the federal decision not to renew Channel 31’s broadcasting licence beyond 30 June 2020.