Meanwhile, Labor’s strong win means it will unlikely have an incentive for desperately-needed upper house reform.
A jubilant Daniel Andrews celebrates a resounding win in the Victorian election.
Daniel Andrews’ resounding win has probably secured his party another two terms- and it will send chills down the spines of Liberals in Canberra.
ALP supporters celebrate as early counting shows the Andrews’ government being reelected with an increased majority.
With counting still underway, the projected primary votes are 44.1% Labor (up 6.0% since the 2014 election), 34.8% Coalition (down 7.2%) and 10.4% Greens (down 1.1%).
Scandals have dominated the recent headlines, but healthcare, education and public transport have been at the core of the policy debates.
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With just days to go before the election, Labor is making a last-minute appeal to voters to stay in power, while the Liberals are pressing for change.
At the Victorian Liberal Party election campaign launch, Opposition leader Matthew Guy said Labor had presided over a law and order crisis.
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Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy said under Premier Daniel Andrews, ‘Victoria has won the unenviable title as the state with the country’s highest rate of crime’. Is that right?
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ Labor party leads in the latest polling ahead of the November 24 state election.
Latest polling shows a mixed back for both major Victorian parties, but Labor is still ahead on two-party preferred.
The Coalition has narrowed the gap with Labor in the latest Newspoll, and Malcolm Turnbull has a 38-35 lead over Bill Shorten as better prime minister.
Malcolm Turnbull may have lost 31 consecutive Newspolls, but the latest result shows a narrowing between the two major parties, and the Coalition’s best performance since September 2016.
The Andrews government’s proposed reforms will significantly improve Victoria’s donations system.
Australia’s political donations system remains fragmented, but proposed reforms in Victoria are a good step forward.
Matthew Guy is the new leader of the Liberal Party in Victoria, but he faces battles on several fronts as the party begins a stint in opposition.
Matthew Guy has been chosen to lead the Liberal Party in Victoria as it returns to opposition after just one term in government. Guy, who was planning minister in the Napthine government, defeated former…