Archive for the ‘Governance’ Category

Mernda Rail Extension Community Information Session

I dropped into the Mernda Rail Community Information Session late this morning after my daughters swimming lesson and caught the last 20-30 minutes.

Victorian Debt and Unemployment

The Victorian state election is fast approaching (29th of November) so I thought I would do a little research into Victorian debt and unemployment to try and educate myself better on the true standing of these two often politicised elements of government.

Mernda South Primary School

Victorian State election is later this year and after 3 years of “austerity” measures the war chest of cash is finally beginning to flow in a pre election splurge and with the budget tomorrow it will be interesting to see what other projects and services will be commissioned. One project that was announced last week […]

More announcements for the sake of announcing things

We are in the midst of an election year folks and get ready for the constant and endless announcements of projects, oh and my favourite, re-announcement of already previously announced projects!

Jobs for Geelong, but job losses for South Morang?

Today the state government announced that 300 new jobs would be created in Geelong. These jobs are thanks to a “co-investment” by the state government to convince Energy Australia to open up a new call centre down there. But is this really a “new” call centre? Are these really “new” jobs?

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