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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120 parks slashed from Ballarat station

29 November 2016 Local Ballarat MP, Joshua Morris, has called on the Andrews Government to reverse their decision to scrap at least 30% of available car parks when the Ballarat Railway Station is redeveloped next year. Plans for the redevelopment, which were released today, show...
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New timetable fails to impress

28 November 2016 Local Ballarat MP Joshua Morris has called the new Ballarat V/Line timetable a bitter letdown for local commuters. “The new timetable, which Jacinta Allan has been touting as the solution to commuter’s problems for months, is a complete disappointment,” Mr Morris...
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Train pain ahead for Ballarat cup punters

17 November 2016 Racegoers planning to travel to Ballarat by Public Transport this weekend will be faced with service changes, bus replacements and delays. Local Ballarat MP Joshua Morris raised concerns about significant delays on the Ballarat line due to a number of partial and...
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Ballarat surgery waiting list on the rise

28 October 2016 New health performance data released today shows a large increase in the number of patients waiting for elective surgeries in Ballarat. Since data was last released the number of patients on the elective surgery waiting list in Ballarat has risen by more than 20%...
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