Businesses pay price for levy hikes

THE State Government’s increase to the solid waste levy will result in higher concentrations of illegal dumping in forest plantations, the State Opposition has claimed. According […]

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Higher charges hit tradies with fee hike

THE State Opposition has criticised the so-called “tradie tax” which will see registration fees for tradespeople climb by up to 10pc. State Opposition Leader Peter Malinauskas […]

Regional tourism funding questioned

THE State Opposition has called for a tourism plan to boost the Limestone Coast’s tourism economy by $140m within two years. Shadow Tourism Minister Zoe Bettison […]

Rate cap talks divide mayors

THE region’s mayors are divided on moves by the State Opposition to “end council waste and rorts”, with Labor indicating it will not back rate capping […]