24 August 2021
Tim Quilty puts forward a proposal to ease Victoria back into normal life
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has supported the Liberal Democrats plan to get Victoria out of the never-ending destructive cycle of lockdowns.
A longtime advocate of fewer restrictions and of a more nuanced, less blunt-force method of tackling local outbreaks as and when they occur, Mr Quilty has called for the phasing out of lockdowns, the opening of schools and a day where normal life is resumed.Read more
17 August 2021
Liberal Democrats MPs David Limbrick, left, and Tim Quilty stage their protest on the steps of Parliament House against playground closures.
Tim Quilty and colleague David Limbrick take to steps of Parliament to stage closure protest
Frustrated and angry over the closing down of Parliament, Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has taken to protesting on the steps of the building where he was supposed to be questioning the Victorian Government.
Joined by his Upper House Liberal Democrats colleague David Limbrick, who represents the South East Metro electorate, Mr Quilty carried a placard saying ‘Let Kids Play’.Read more
17 August 2021
Parliament closure is a blatant attempt to evade scrutiny over lockdown damage
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned the Andrews Government’s closing down of Parliament.
The Government used health directions as a reason to close down the current sitting and prevent the asking of questions from MPs concerned about the damaging effects of lockdown.Read more
11 August 2021
Bubble permit system is border closure by stealth, says Tim Quilty
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says the Victorian Government’s introduction of a border bubble permit is in effect a hard border closure.
Mr Quilty said the permits will need to be checked, creating traffic jams in all border communities and therefore indistinguishable from a closure.Read more
9 August 2021
Regional lockdown a mistake which should never have happened, says an angry Tim Quilty
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says the lockdown of regional Victoria was a mistake that should never have happened.
Mr Quilty made his comment as the Premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, announced regional Victoria’s lockdown will end tonight at 11.59pm.Read more
5 August 2021
Tim Quilty condemns ‘contemptible’ snap lockdown, Victoria’s sixth
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has condemned “in the strongest possible terms” the latest Victorian lockdown.
Mr Quilty said the seven-day statewide lockdown will do far more harm than good.Read more
4 August 2021
Premier is happy to be causing harm to border communities just to win Melbourne votes
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says it is crystal clear that Premier Daniel Andrews does not care about Victorians living on the border.
Mr Quilty said the tightening of border bubble restrictions will cause enormous damage to communities and businesses and yet have zero impact on the COVID status of Melbourne - the Premier’s only actual focus.Read more
20 July 2021
Premier putting Victorian lives at risk with ‘come home before midnight’ directive
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says Premier Daniel Andrews is risking road deaths as Victorians race home before the borders close at midnight.
The Premier announced today that from midnight tonight, any Victorians who are in NSW will not be allowed to return home.Read more
19 July 2021
Tim Quilty says extended lockdown without end date will ‘break those already struggling’
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says the extension of Victoria’s lockdown with no end date announced will ‘break those already struggling’.
Premier Daniel Andrews said the recording of 12 new cases meant he will not be removing the lockdown on Tuesday night.Read more
15 July 2021
Tim Quilty says lockdown is overreaction, creating damage and fear across Victoria
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has expressed frustration at the announcement of another statewide lockdown.
Mr Quilty commented as Premier Daniel Andrews announced a five-day snap lockdown of the whole state.Read more