Archive for 'Letters to the Editor'

Jenny Mikakos

Take-a-Break occasional childcare program funding cut!!!

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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Letter to the Editor – Take-a-Break From Jenny Mikakos  Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader of the Opposition on Children and Young Adults Victorian families may have heard about the Baillieu Government ending funding for the Take-a-Break occasional childcare program.Take-a-Break is a vital service for local families operating out of neighbourhood houses and community centres.   […]

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Oakleigh Monash Leader

Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by .

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I refer to the letter (March 30) by Liberal Michael O’Brien, who asserts that a change in government will ensure introduction of tough new penalties of 24 hour bans and on-the-spot fines for anti-social behaviour outside licensed premises.  This is another example of a lazy opposition not knowing what the actual laws are. Banning notices […]

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Oakleigh – Monash Leader

Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by .

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I refer to the letter 23 March by Liberal MP Gordon Rich-Phillips who wildly asserted that police officers are only available to Monash two days per year. His letter clearly shows that he is part of an Opposition that is lazy and does not understand modern policing methods. Mr Rich-Phillips failed to mention that what […]

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Oakleigh / Monash Leader

Posted on 12. Apr, 2010 by .

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Dear Editor, I write in response to Gordon Rich-Phillips’ letter ‘A right to walk in the streets’ (9 February). As the local member for Clayton, I am committed to working with Victoria Police to further drive down our crime rate, and I am proud to be a member of the Brumby Labor Government which has […]

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