Residents of Victoria’s most polluted suburb have welcomed an announcement by the state government that it will seal two of Brooklyn’s dustiest roads under a $2.6million partnership with Brimbank council. - Full Story
Rural firefighting service the CFA is axing 164 jobs in the lead-up to summer to save $16m a year, a leaked report says.
Victoria’s Coalition government, which is facing an election on November 29, has insisted that the CFA restructure will only affect backroom staff.
Wade Noonan, Labor’s emergency services spokesman, said the job cuts would put Victoria’s population at risk. “We have to support firefighters, because they protect our families,” he said. “Only a Liberal would cut funds to firefighting at the start of bushfire season. Locals aren’t going to forget this.” - Full Story
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