Victorian Labor’s doctor tax backflip a reprieve for regional patients

Regional Victorians can breathe easy after five years of advocacy and the Victorian Liberal-National Opposition’s criticisms embarrassed the Andrews Labor Government into pausing their $10 million doctor tax, the Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health Dr Anne Webster MP said today. “Victorian Labor have backflipped on a tax grab which undermined the Federal Government’s tripled…

Small businesses blacking out under Labor

A small business report released today should bell the cat on Labor’s spin on energy prices, Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster said as Treasurer Jim Chalmer’s one-off $325 energy bill relief pledge falls flat with voters. Research commissioned by Energy Consumers Australia and the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA), based on interviews…

Labor’s Budget ignores Mallee again

The Albanese Government has yet again ignored Mallee in last night’s Federal Budget, delaying local infrastructure projects, failing to provide new money for Mallee programs and refusing to fix Labor’s self-made cost-of-living crisis, Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster says. “The Prime Minister said when he was elected two years ago, ‘no one would be…