My Latest Twitter Updates

  • Victorian Premier-elect Ted Baillieu is holding a press conference in Melbourne… #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: Our immediate focus is to address the problems we campaigned on: community safety, police on the streets, protective officers… #
  • Baillieu: We will move to set up the Transport Authority… in health we will disclose the content of the deal with the Fed Govt. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: Will conduct an audit of public hospital waiting lists… will move to reduce stamp duty for home buyers… #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: We will release details of the desalination plant… will move to implement all recommendations of bushfire commission. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: We will move to establish the anti-corruption commission… draft legislation for base-line sentencing… #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: Will commission a comprehensive review of the state's financial position… savings plan to cut govt advertising… #vicvotes #
  • Ryan: Ted and I reformed the coalition on 11 Feb 2008 – Nationals vote increased by 25%, we represents three quarters of Victoria. #vicvotes #
  • Ryan: All that is done.. today we step off into a new era. Melbourne is one of the great capitals of the world.. we are champions of regions #
  • Ryan: Yes, Ted, I've waited a long time and I'm not going to miss the chance. #vicvotes #
  • Ryan: We will implement the full basket of policies we set out in the campaign. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu says Parliament will be recalled in the week before Christmas. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu on Gillard: I have no personal issues with her… first step is to look at the National Health Agreements… #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: The future of country hospitals is at the top of the health priority list. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: You can say goodbye to waste and mismanagement… will will reduce stamp duty & ambulance subscriptions… #vicvotes #
  • Ryan: We have announced roads funding and infrastructure funding for regional areas to keep downward pressure on local govt rates. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: Maintaining the expansion of natural gas program is an important priority. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: We remain concerned about debt and PPP obligations… commitments into the future are not accounted for & may impose restraint. #
  • @ben_underscore No… #
  • Baillieu on protective service officers: We would hope to deliver these over time subject to training at the Academy. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu asked, "do you have to pinch yourself?" Baillieu: I'm standing by a guy (Ryan) who's a true, true believer… I'm a stayer.. #
  • Baillieu: I'm an egg hatcher not an egg counter. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu says he's going directly to a Premier and Cabinet briefing on the state of 'the books'… #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu anticipates swearing in of the ministry by the end of the week but won't commit to a specific time. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: We will not be cutting public service numbers – cuts will be to ministerial staff numbers. #vicvotes #
  • Baillieu: There is a role for shredders… we're actually shredding documents in our own offices… but not documents that belong to public. #
  • @GeoffPolHist They've got some very high expectations to deal with now. #
  • .@ben_hr All this talk about shredding demonstrates a pretty shallow understanding of what happens when MPs & Ministers turnover. #
  • No updates since Friday: Vic ALP & Lib sites show commitment to online communication: http://auspol.info/fW6y4C http://auspol.info/fWvWA5 #
  • However, the Public Service knows what has to be done: http://twitpic.com/3bibi0 http://auspol.info/h3Fz0r #vicvotes #
  • Brumby quits as Labor leader: http://auspol.info/fewk2s – The Age #
  • Perceptive piece on the Victorian election from a Tony Blair operative: http://auspol.info/ebettJ (via @HutchHussein) #vicvotes #
  • @optus Any suggestions why my Voicemail has stopped working? I've reactivated it and can hear my message but callers don't hear it. #
  • .@Optus That reset worked perfectly. Thanks for the prompt service. Point of interest: what's the Help number? #
  • The cracks spin can't hide: http://auspol.info/gxYmPD – Shaun Carney on Labor's serious structural problem. #auspol #
  • Rural voters have turned against Labor: http://auspol.info/g421ml – Darren Gray looks at the country vote in the Victorian election. #
  • WikiLeaks animated: http://youtu.be/MhXid6PmkO4 #

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