It has been a interesting few months for Victoria, with the state now staring down financial consequences caused by the plethora of devastating lockdown policies unleashed during COVID.
After being subjected to the world’s longest lockdown, it seems Victoria’s chickens are coming home to roost, as the state faces an uphill battle to recover from such a reckless policy decision.
- In Victoria’s latest round of woes, Premier Dan Andrews announced that gas connections will be banned in new homes and government buildings from next year.
- Just last week, Andrews confirmed the state will no longer host the Commonwealth Games in 2026 due to financial constraints.
- The post-COVID deficit, will see Victorians handed the bill in a $31.5 billion “COVID-19 Debt Repayment Plan” to “repay borrowed emergency funds.
- Victorian drivers could be slugged close to $10 a day to drive into the Melbourne CBD under a renewed push for a congestion tax.