The Andrews Labor Government’s contempt for the victims of Victoria’s triple zero crisis has deepened.
While the Premier continues to refuse to release the Ashton report into the crisis, his government has now refused to comply with a parliamentary order to produce key documents relating to failures in management of the emergency call system.
The government has told the Legislative Council that it doesn’t have time to comply.
Leader of the Opposition, Matthew Guy, said this is a government whose arrogance is breathtaking.
“It doesn’t just refuse to release the Ashton report – which the public has the right to access – it now says it’s too busy to comply with a parliamentary resolution to produce documents.”
“This government regards the triple-zero crisis as a political and PR problem.”
“It’s not. It’s a human tragedy that must be fixed.”
“Trying to cover up the crisis shows just how out of touch this Premier is.”
Shadow Minister for Health, Georgie Crozier, is demanding the documents be released.
“The families of those who have died deserve better than more secrecy.”
“Sunlight is the best disinfectant – this culture of coverup is simply not acceptable.”