Charles Richardson March 8, 2013 5 Comments
Ted Baillieu might now be regretting his decision to preference Labor ahead of the Greens. In Western Australia, the Liberals and Greens have come to terms. Denis Napthine should consider doing the same.
Charles Richardson March 7, 2013 53 Comments
Why did the Liberal Party cut Ted Baillieu loose? You have to examine the factional background of conservative forces in Victoria. The Right rump never much liked him.
Ben Eltham June 29, 2012 1 Comment
Crikey can reveal the Victorian government today will announce significant funding cuts in its arts portfolio. Smaller companies will be hit hardest.
Crikey April 30, 2012
Ted Ballieu's honeymoon period appears to have conked out barely a year after his government took office. The latest Newspoll gives the Coalition in Victoria a delicate two-party lead of 51-49, reports William Bowe.
Crikey January 19, 2012
Under normal conditions, the Premier of Victoria should be the most powerful figure in Melbourne. But Ted Baillieu isn't, writes Andrew Crook.
Crikey October 24, 2011
The Emergency Services and State Super has spent nearly $1 million employing more than 20 consultants to review its management and business strategies, writes Ross Williams.
Crikey August 31, 2011
Labor’s primary vote of 28 percent in Victoria offers the party new cause for woe: they have now had results in the twenties federally and in all five states covered by Newspoll, writes William Bowe.
Andrew Crook August 9, 2011 4 Comments
Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu draped himself in the iconic Melbourne music venue The Tote's mythical sticky carpet to ram home his message that Liberals "love live music".
Crikey June 17, 2011
Victoria’s 2011 duck shooting season finished this week. By allowing a twelve week season this year, the Baillieu government unnecessarily risked the future of our vital wetlands regions, writes Mark Argyle.