Victoria’s Tourism sector to suffer from Labor’s Financial Mismanagement

14th May 2024 Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell today in Parliament raised the substantial cuts being faced by the tourism sector in Victoria and the risk these pose on the prosperity of future events in the South West Coast. These cuts totalling $393 million by the Allan Labor Government have come hot on […]

Victorians pay the price for Labor’s neglect of Station Pier

Sunday 7 April 2024 Victorians pay the price for Labor’s neglect of Station Pier Victoria’s economy continues to suffer under the Allan Labor Government as new reports confirm what the Victorian Liberal Nationals have previously highlighted about the dire state of the gateway to Victoria by sea, Station Pier. Following a decade of neglect under […]

Britnell Urges Portland to get behind Petition

03 April 2024 Britnell Urges Portland to get behind Petition Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell has urged Portland and district locals to get behind a petition calling on the Victorian Labor Government to reopen the Portland Hospital helipad for use by Air Ambulance HEMS choppers. “It’s a vital, lifesaving service for Portland and […]

Community voices ignored by Planning Minister on Dutton Way decision.

27 March 2024 Community voices ignored by Planning Minister on Dutton Way decision. Member for South West Coast has expressed her disappointment at the Minister for Planning’s decision to ignore community concerns and approve the Yumbah Aquaculture abalone farm at 315 Dutton Way, Bolwarra. “I have been engaging with constituents on this matter for many […]

No trust for offshore wind’s impacts in South-West Coast.

15 March 2024 No trust for offshore wind’s impacts in South-West Coast. South-West Coast residents are right to have no trust in the Allan Labor Government’s handling of the impacts of offshore wind on marine life, following Jacinta’ Allan’s announcement that renewable energy projects will be eligible for an accelerated planning pathway under the Development […]

Port of Melbourne to become critical infrastructure under Opposition bill

Thursday 7 March 2024 Port of Melbourne to become critical infrastructure under Opposition bill Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight, Roma Britnell, has today introduced a private members’ bill to designate the Port of Melbourne as critical infrastructure. The Emergency Management Amendment (Port of Melbourne) Bill 2024 seeks to amend the Emergency Management Act 2013 […]

Labor fails Victoria’s most vulnerable

Wednesday 6 March 2024 Labor fails Victoria’s most vulnerable The Allan Labor Government must urgently act to address the ongoing social housing crisis in Victoria, as vulnerable families miss out. Doug, a single father from Warrnambool and his two children, including his daughter Nova who has cerebral palsy and uses a motorised wheelchair, have been […]

Allan Government must act on child protection crisis

Wednesday 28 February 2024 Allan Government must act on child protection crisis The Allan Government must stop placing any more children in residential care until it can guarantee their safety. It follows revelations of the alleged life-threatening negligence and criminal activities of a government service provider of residential care. When a child is removed from […]