This week in Victorian Parliament, Rod Barton MP was pleased to see the Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021 pass the legislative council, bringing us one step closer to the construction of the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL). This legislation set up a dedicated agency to manage the...
Vulnerable workers will now be responsible for the delivery of alcohol as liquor sales and family violence rates skyrocket
“In my 30 years as a taxi driver I have seen what happens after dark and it ain’t pretty. I have had drunk people abuse me, spit on me, punch my car and threaten me. I can only imagine what will happen to a lone delivery driver who tries to refuse service.”
Recently, Infrastructure Victoria (IV) released an updated 30-year Infrastructure Strategy which the Victorian Government is now considering. IV have made 94 recommendations to the Government, one of which focuses on Victoria's social housing strategy. IV recommend...
“Taxi and rideshare drivers are some of the lowest paid workers in the country. The CPVV don’t even pretend to care.”
“The proposal put forward by the government undervalues workers in our mental health sector. We are experiencing a mental health crisis and should be enabling those who are passionate in this field to earn a fair wage and support our community.”
Media Release – Uber fails to report sexual assaults to NSW authorities, what’s happening here in Victoria?
“This NSW safety audit of Uber shows just how complacent the Victorian regulator is when it comes to passenger safety. I have seen no evidence that suggests the CPVV have conducted a safety audit on rideshare operators in Victoria to this extent.”