October 16, 2014  |  Members Statements

Employment

Mr SOMYUREK — On another matter, last Tuesday — 53 days before the election — the Napthine government released its jobs plan.

Under the Napthine government more than 68 000 people have lost their jobs in Victoria. Victorian Labor understood this years ago. That is why we released our Jobs and Growth plan in 2012, which filled a void left by the then Baillieu government, the members of which were totally clueless.

Last year we announced Project 10,000, our transport plan that has jobs at the centre of it. We have a strong track record, and that is why last Monday, again before the Liberals, we announced our Back to Work policy, our plan if elected in November to work with business leaders, grow our industries and create — –

┬áThe PRESIDENT — Order! Thank you, Mr Somyurek.