Police numbers cut in Ballarat AGAIN

22 February 2018 Police numbers must be returned to the levels they were in November 2014 when Daniel Andrews was elected, says State Member for Western Victoria Joshua Morris. The police employee numbers, released Wednesday, showed another reduction in full-time sworn police...
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Morris holds Andrews Labor Government to account on Ballarat Bicycle Funding cut

20 February 2018 The Andrews Labor Government was asked earlier today to explain a serious discrepancy regarding their funding of the Ballarat City Council’s bicycle plan. According to the Andrews Labor Government, $9.3 million has been provided to implement a Ballarat’s cycling...
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Andrews Labor Government still not listening on Sturt St

15 February 2018 Daniel Andrews and Labor are still not listening to Ballarat residents who want the planned destruction of Sturt St to be scrapped, says Member for Western Victoria Joshua Morris MP. Ballarat residents and business owners are furious with plans that will...
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Daniel Andrews fails to consult properly with Ballarat residents … AGAIN

14 February 2018 Daniel Andrews and Labor continue to treat Ballarat residents with contempt as they once again fail to properly consult on another major project, says Member for Western Victoria Joshua Morris MP. The Andrews Labor Government announced on Wednesday the design for...
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Time frame blowout for Ballarat bus interchange

13 December 2017 Daniel Andrews and Labor have failed to keep their promise on the time frame for delivery of the bus interchange at the Ballarat Railway Station according to State Member for Western Victoria Joshua Morris MP. Minister Pulford stated in a response to a question...
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Three years of rising crime in Ballarat under Daniel Andrews

14 December 2017 Crime has exploded in Ballarat since Daniel Andrews was elected according the most recent crime figures says State Member for Western Victoria Joshua Morris MP. The figures released on Wednesday show that since 2014 crime overall is up 25.7% in Ballarat, with a...
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Legislative Council passes motion on Ballarat Railway Station Precinct Redevelopment

29 November 2017 A motion calling on the Andrews Labor Government to stop their botched redevelopment of the Ballarat Railway Station Precinct and go back to the drawing board has been passed by the Legislative Council today. The motion, initiated by State Member for Western...
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Labor fails to act on Police car ramming legislation

20 October 2017 The Minister for Police, Lisa Neville, must introduce legislation to target the ramming of police cars into Parliament next sitting week or risk breaking her promise to have the new law in the statute books before the end of the year, says Liberal Member for...
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Crime continues to climb in Ballarat

15 December 2016 New statistics released today confirm that criminal activity in the Ballarat region continues to surge under Daniel Andrews. Local Ballarat MP Joshua Morris has renewed calls for more local police and a strengthening of the justice system in the wake of today’s...
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New early childhood service for Lucas, but still no school

30 November 2016 Local Ballarat MP Joshua Morris has welcomed today’s sod turning at the Lucas Community Hub, which was funded by the Ballarat Council and the former Liberal Government in June 2014. “It’s great that construction of this project, which was funded by the former...
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