7 September 2020
Road map to recovery is a highway to hell
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says Premier Daniel Andrews has shown contempt for Northern Victorians by keeping them in stage three restrictions.
After the weekend’s announcement of a road map for recovery from coronavirus restrictions, Mr Quilty said the Victorian Government is yet again demonstrating its disdain for regional Victoria.Read more
4 September 2020
Tim Quilty says border bubble map provides good template for a separate state
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has said the expansion of the border bubble zone could provide a template for a new separate state.
The NSW Government introduced an expanded area along the NSW-Victoria border early this morning which gives access to NSW to more residents, following massive backlash against the strict 2km bubble in place for several months.Read more
3 September 2020
This abhorrent arrest is what I tried so hard to stop
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has pointed to the arrest of pregnant Ballarat mum Zoe Buhler as a reason why he was so opposed to the Victorian Government’s emergency powers extension.
A spine-chilling video released yesterday shows police entering Ms Buhler’s home and handcuffing her in front of her children and husband, all because of an anti-lockdown Facebook post.Read more
3 September 2020
Tim Quilty urges public to keep pressure on Government over emergency power extension
After their attempt to prevent the extension of the State of Emergency fell short by one vote in the early hours of yesterday morning, Liberal Democrats MPs Tim Quilty and David Limbrick are urging the public to keep up the pressure on the Government.
Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty said there is now a rising tide of Victorians who are paying a lot of attention to government over-reach.Read more
2 September 2020
Tim Quilty disappointed as Andrews Government secures emergency powers extension
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says he is deeply disappointed that the Victorian Government has been granted an extension of emergency powers.
Mr Quilty voted against legislation which he said in Parliament made every Victorian ‘a prisoner, literally and metaphorically’.Read more
31 August 2020
Tim Quilty, Member for Northern Victoria, says the Rutherglen community should be given the opportunity to consider the option of a bypass.
Tim Quilty says Rutherglen community must be given the option to consider a bypass
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has called on the Victorian Government to present a more complete range of options for dealing with Rutherglen’s truck problem.
Mr Quilty said a Regional Roads Victoria online survey is asking the Rutherglen community which of three options residents would prefer.Read more
25 August 2020
Tim Quilty urges crossbenchers, Opposition not to compromise on emergency powers
Liberal Democrats MPs Tim Quilty and David Limbrick believe they may have the numbers to stop the extension of Victoria’s State of Emergency but are urging crossbenchers and the opposition not to make any compromises.
Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty said the state of emergency should not be allowed to go on one day longer.Read more
25 August 2020
Tim Quilty overwhelmed by support against emergency powers extension
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty says Victoria is saying no to Daniel Andrews’ grab for extended emergency powers.
After the Premier announced his bid to give himself emergency powers for 12 months and Mr Quilty vowed to fight the proposal, the Legislative Council Member has been overwhelmed with support.Read more
25 August 2020
Tim Quilty welcomes return to common sense as border bubble expands to 50km
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has welcomed the first traces of a return to common sense after the NSW Government said the border bubble will return to its original 50km radius.
Mr Quilty said he hopes the expansion will ease many of the difficulties border Victorians were facing.Read more
24 August 2020
Tim Quilty vows to fight Premier's emergency powers extension
Liberal Democrats Member for Northern Victoria Tim Quilty has renewed his vow to fight Premier Daniel Andrews’ attempts to extend emergency powers for 12 months.
Describing the prolonging of what he called ‘common-sense’ rules, Mr Andrews claimed he wanted to protect public health.Read more