Vic parties hone in on tradies, transport

TUESDAY ON THE VICTORIAN ELECTION CAMPAIGN

WHERE THEY WENT

* Daniel Andrews - East Geelong (electorate of Geelong, held by Labor on a 10.1 per cent margin)

* Matthew Guy - Shepparton (Shepparton, held by an independent on a 5.3 per cent margin)

WHAT THEY PROMISED

Labor:

* $9.7 million to make vehicle registration free for eligible tradies

* An apprenticeships task force

* A parliamentary inquiry into bosses and contractors who refuse to pay subcontractors for completed works

Liberal:

* $260m to build stage one of a bypass around Shepparton

* $190m to build five new schools in growing suburbs across Melbourne's west

* 50,000 of 150,000 extra promised lots of land to be unlocked in regional Victoria

Greens:

* Free public transport across Victoria for anyone under 21, $1 a day for concession card holders and capped at $3 a day for other adults

WHAT THEY SAID

* "It's everybody from carpentry, plumbing, hairdressing, cheffing ... and it's a practical way in which we can make sure there is hundreds of hundreds of dollars in their pocket." - Premier Daniel Andrews

* "Those councils have identified land to market. The state government hasn't acted on it for nearly eight years." - Opposition Leader Matthew Guy

* "We will continue to fight for the presumptive laws to remain with the firefighters" - Animal Justice Party MP Andy Meddick on the United Firefighters Union's election scorecard