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24 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty says border closure is making it clear: city politicians are happy to hurt us

The sacrifice of the border region on the altar of metropolitan votes is proof the regions need to form their own state, says Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty.

As the destruction from border restrictions takes a daily toll, it is increasingly clear that residents on both sides of the river are expendable, Mr Quilty added.

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30 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty says police should be handing out face coverings instead of hefty fines

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called for Victoria Police to be equipped with supplies of face masks to give to the public in readiness for Monday’s new regulations.

From August 3, all Victorians will be required to wear a face covering while out in public, after Premier Daniel Andrews announced a record high of 723 new COVID-19 cases.

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31 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty makes additional preparations for the next session of Parliament

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty is making preparations to return to Parliament in Melbourne.

As well as the usual work of writing speeches and researching questions for Victorian Government Ministers, Mr Quilty is adding a few new items to his checklist.

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9 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty urges review of bridge closures as border communities become torn apart

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called on the NSW Government to conduct an urgent review of bridge closures along the Victoria-NSW border following an influx of messages from residents whose daily lives have been shattered.

As NSW Police closed off border crossings on Tuesday night, many small communities woke to find that, instead of a police checkpoint, their local bridges had been blocked by heavy concrete barriers.

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7 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty relieved that Stage 3 restrictions are focused on metropolitan Melbourne

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has expressed relief that the government has finally listened to the voice of regional Victoria after Premier Daniel Andrews announced only metropolitan Melbourne is to go back into lockdown.

As of 11.59 on Wednesday night, residents of Melbourne will go back into stage three restrictions following a daily rise in COVID-19 cases.

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6 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty condemns closure of Victoria-NSW border due to Melbourne coronavirus spike

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned the decision to close the border between Victoria and NSW.

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement this morning as a result of the increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne.

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7 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty frustrated by lack of information for border residents as NSW closure nears

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has expressed his extreme frustration at the lack of information for Victorians who will need to cross the border into NSW after it is closed at 11.59 tonight.

After the announcement yesterday of the closure, Mr Quilty’s office began receiving calls and visits from constituents seeking information about what they should do when the border closes.

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6 July 2020

 

Tim Quilty slams closure of Victoria-NSW border, says communities will be wrecked

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has said the decision to close the border between Victoria and NSW will wreck communities and could lead to mental health issues.

Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews made the announcement this morning as a result of the increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne.

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30 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty calls for liberation of regional Victoria in wake of metro lockdown

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called on Premier Daniel Andrews to be even more targeted in his coronavirus strategy and ease restrictions in regional Victoria.

Mr Quilty spoke out in the wake of the Premier’s announcement of the month-long lockdown of 10 Melbourne postcodes, after the number of cases in Victoria spiked dramatically.

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22 June 2020

 

Tim Quilty says constituents can't follow coronavirus rules if the rules are unclear

Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has demanded the Health Minister be more clear on coronavirus messaging.

Mr Quilty told the Health Minister in Parliament that he has received many messages from constituents who are frustrated by a lack of clarity from the Andrews Government.

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