I am proud of this report and its recommendation to improve the safety of Victoria’s roads, cars and all road users. It is something that I hope the government will have relevant bodies take to heart, as I am sure they will, considering their ongoing commitment to road safety.
“I wear my vote as a badge of honour” says Rod “Since coming to parliament, I have started four inquiries’, the free tram zone inquiry, the homelessness inquiry, the regional public transport inquiry and the MPTP inquiry. I managed to get a $22 million dollar support package for the taxi industry in the middle of a pandemic”
Media Release – Rod Barton MP Condemns Greens Motion on the Group Voting Ticket ‘Laughable’ and ‘Hypocritical’
“I wear my vote as a badge of honour,” says Rod. “The group voting ticket is for the little guy, it is the check and balance that corrects the super-planners and bureaucrats and I will continue to perform this role with pride, respect and humility.”
“We have a duty,” says Rod “to ensure that injured workers are able to receive the compensation they need to heal, to live and to keep going.”
Upon travelling through regions recently and visiting many transport operators, I have learned how a lack of transport severely affects communities in Ararat and towns nearby. The limited transport that does exist currently is unreliable and inconsistent, causing significant and unnecessary stress for those that rely on public transport to do their shopping, go to the doctors and meet with family and friends.
We must continue to enhance workers rights and to prevent wage theft more effectively.