Articles tagged with 'Water'
Ted Baillieu must today explain to Victorian farmers why the Coalition is opposed to the Food Bowl Modernisation Project and why he is willing to risk the almost $1 billion investment from the Commonwealth Government for the project.
When asked on […]
Posted November 20th, 2010 | View Page
This editorial appeared in the Shepparton News on Saturday, 13 November 2010.
For the record, thank you John Brumby
Last Saturday’s announcement by Prime Minister Gillard and Premier Brumby of $955 million for stage two of the foodbowl modernisation project […]
Posted November 15th, 2010 | View Page
Water bills will be higher under a Ted Baillieu and Peter Ryan Government as a result of the Coalition’s pledge to not take water from the north-south pipeline and instead spend money on new water projects.
Water Minister Tim Holding said […]
Posted November 14th, 2010 | View Page
Water Minister Tim Holding has labelled the Liberal/National Coalition hypocrites after Peter Ryan claimed this week that the Government’s water projects were ‘never needed’ and were a ‘waste of money’.
Ted Baillieu went to the 2006 election promising to build a […]
Posted November 4th, 2010 | View Page
They say timing is everything in politics, although someone forgot to tell Louise Asher, Water Minister Tim Holding said today.
At 10.06am this morning the Deputy Leader of the Liberal/National Coalition, Louise Asher issued a media release calling on the Government […]
Posted October 29th, 2010 | View Page
Environmental flows in the iconic Snowy River will start ramping up next week after the finalisation of an agreement between the NSW, Victorian and Australian Governments to provide an additional 24 billion litres of water this year.
The majority of the […]
Posted October 28th, 2010 | View Page
Water Minister Tim Holding today announced Melbourne would remain on Stage 2 water restrictions and Target 155 until at least the end of March, 2011.
Mr Holding said while water storages were expected to go above 50 per cent in the […]
Posted October 21st, 2010 | View Page
Water Minister Tim Holding inspected works on the Frankston Drainage Improvement Project this week which will protect Frankston from floods during severe wet weather.
As a low lying area of Melbourne, Frankston is subject to serious flooding during severe wet weather […]
Posted October 12th, 2010 | View Page
“Victoria will continue working with other States and the Commonwealth Government to restore the health of the Murray River.
“Victoria has been the leader in returning water to the Murray River and we have helped support farming communities which are still […]
Posted October 9th, 2010 | View Page
Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu has revealed himself as a weak “pray for rain” politician who would be a significant threat to Victoria’s prosperity and security, the Minister for Water, Tim Holding, said today.
After earlier claiming Victoria would run out of […]
Posted September 16th, 2010 | View Page