The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) has welcomed the statement of Victorian Government of support for Professor Kuravilla George as an associate of EOC (Equal Opportunity Commission) of the Victoria. Jim Wallace, the Managing Director said that as a society they should continue to hold up free speech as well as the right for the head psychiatrist to have an individual opinion that marriage between a woman and a man is the best surroundings for children to be grown up.Mr. Wallace said that, though, an expert opinion against similar-sex marriage is completely legitimate and moreover is also no cause for anyone to be driven from such a position
On the support of the resounding election win of the Liberal National Party in the month of March, 50 of 89 members of the legislative assembly will be on oath in with no parliamentary knowledge. Premier Campbell Newman, former lord mayor of Brisbane, is one of them. An additional high-profile beginner to benefit from LNP whitewash is Neil Symes (23), who won seat of the Lytton after the retirement of Paul Lucas, the ex- attorney-general.
Mr Symes' previous part-time job was like a deli associate at Woolworths as well as he was staying with his parents throughout the election movement.
Victoria reported the biggest fall in unemployment all around Australia, by falling to 5.3 % in the month of April from 5.8 %, as per the ABS statistics released on Thursday. Simultaneously Murray Goulburn declared job cuts across Tasmania and Victoria, by saying the changes are complicated but essential to make sure it remains competitive. The Treasurer Kim Wells said that, whereas monthly unemployment numbers are unstable, the creation of an additional 23,200 jobs in the Victoria is excellent news for Victorian communities and families.
The statement follows Treasurer Kim Wells' permit last week stamp duty exemption of the Government for young farmers required to be reviewed. Kim Wells said that, the start of the program was below anticipations. The Coalition took a pledge to the 2010 election that the farmers under 35 aged wouldn't pay any stamp duty on first $300,000 of agricultural property - a saving of concerning $13,070.Though, if farmer acquires land worth over $400,000 then he or she have to pay the $13,070, and $6000 stamp duty on remaining $100,000 - a sum of $19,070.
This particular policy has been badly criticized by the VFF. In an Estimates Committee and Public Accounts hearings very last week, Mr. Wells said that, only $800,000 was predicted to be spent on the scheme in year 2011-12.
Sources said that the cuts, which are outlined in The Australian online recently, would mean colleges discarding training in low-cost areas like retail, recreation and business, and could pressure TAFEs out of significant trades training.
Victoria will turn out to be one of the few authorities in the developed world to fund public and private education institutes on the similar footing, through stripping TAFEs of extra base financial support of up to 22 %. Baillieu government will cut $100 million from its working out budget by cutting funding from near about $7 per student hour to as small $1.50 in lots of courses.
Most influenced will be sectors seen as oversupplied or of small vocational value, which include security, fitness and hospitality.
Victoria is announcing the Webb Dock container port venture which is worth $1.2-billion. The new port is the first major project of Australian state under the Premier Ted Baillieu’s administration.
The sea gateway venture will create near about 2,500 jobs as well as change the landscape of the city. Moreover the 15,700 jobs at the moment supported by the port and another 1,900 jobs would be produced indirectly by the new container port.
It will be constructed at the top of the Port Phillip Bay as well as is predicted to boost handling capability to near about $100 billion worth of business per annum.