Victorian Opposition leader Matthew Guy promises free public transport for healthcare workers ahead of state election


The Victorian opposition has promised free public transport to 260,000 healthcare workers until 2026, if it wins the November state election. 

The initiative could save nurses, aged care workers, paramedics and allied health workers up to $1,800 a year and $7,200 over four years. 

Opposition leader Matthew Guy said the measure is part of the party’s solution to attract, retain and reward workers in the healthcare sector.

“Our nurses have given so much for our community over the past three years – this important commitment demonstrates the value we place on them,” Mr Guy said. 

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