After two days of increasing public pressure, Premier Baillieu has agreed to contribute to the (primarily Federally funded) National Disability Insurance Scheme trial, to the tune of $17 million/year for three years. To put that into context: the Grand Prix cost us $50 million last year.

We go to the polls in 855 days – before you vote, and when you talk with those around you about politics, remember you’re not voting for a Premier (or a PM) but for a party: what are the values that party have demonstrated they uphold? Who and what do they prioritise? Under which party will you, your families, your patients, your colleagues, your state be better served?