Monthly Archives: February 2011

Relatives fight to keep centre for disabled open

Relatives fight to keep centre for disabled open Michelle Griffin February 28, 2011 Sandra and Noel Bates with their severely intellectually disabled son Craig, 45, at Colanda. Plans to close the institution are “idealogically driven”, says Mr Bat… Continue reading

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Baillieu funding push

Baillieu funding push Michael Gordon February 26, 2011 The introduction of a universal, no-fault safety net to provide lifetime support to the disabled will move closer today when the Baillieu government announces a taskforce to advise on a new fu… Continue reading

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Victoria tardiness behind law delay | The Australian

Victoria tardiness behind law delay Milanda Rout From: The Australian February 22, 2011 12:00AM THE Baillieu government failed to make a formal request to Canberra to enable legislation for its new anti-corruption regime until late last week, unde… Continue reading

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Baillieu forced to cancel $1500-a-head fund-raiser

Baillieu forced to cancel $1500-a-head fund-raiser David Rood February 19, 2011 PREMIER Ted Baillieu has been forced to cancel a $1500-a-head Liberal Party fund-raiser featuring two senior ministers, after his government became embroiled in a cash… Continue reading

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Welcome to hotel deception

Welcome to hotel deception Ian Munro February 11, 2011 An artist’s impression of the development. PETA Duke, press secretary to then planning minister Justin Madden, took the fall when a strategy to reject the Windsor Hotel redevelopment accidenta… Continue reading

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Lang Walker to Pocket $200 Million From Point Cook Town Centre Sale, Melbourne : Real Estate Source Property and Realestate news

2SYDNEY-based billionaire property developer Lang Walker is hoping to achieve about $200 million from the sale of a near new shopping centre, in a near-new suburb, in Melbourne’s west. Funds from the sale of the Point Cook Town Centre will go towa… Continue reading

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Commission to probe Kew Cottages | Herald Sun

An artist’s impression of development at the Kew Cottages site. Source: Herald Sun THE controversial Kew Cottages development will be one of the first matters investigated by Victoria’s new anti-corruption commission. Minister for Crime Prevention… Continue reading

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