Firefighters fight: Neil Mitchell’s simple question no one wanted to answer

Here’s a list of people who wouldn’t come on-air to answer Neil Mitchell’s questions about the firefighters pay deal today:

  • Industrial Relations Minister Nat Hutchins
  • Emergency Services Minister James Merlino
  • Premier Daniel Andrews

Here’s a comparison of how much NSW and Victorian taxpayers cough up per capita of firefighters (note: NSW firefighters fight more fire):

NSW: $135
VIC: $243

And here’s one of the questions Neil wants answered:


“I believe this is developing as one of the great scandals in recent Victorian history,” he said.

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