Vic parties tackle cost of living crisis

MONDAY ON THE VICTORIAN ELECTION CAMPAIGN

WHERE THEY WENT

* Daniel Andrews - Mount Helen (in the new electorate of Eureka, notionally Labor on a 9.6 per cent margin based on 2018 results)

* Matthew Guy - Cheltenham, (in the electorate of Bentleigh, held by Labor on a 11.9 per cent margin in 2018)

WHAT THEY PROMISED

Labor:

* Free TAFE courses for all Victorians

* Invest $170 million to build new TAFE campuses and improve existing ones across the state

Coalition:

* Scrap electricity supply charges to cut household electricity bills by up to $235 in the first six months of 2023

* Quarantine any new gas for Victorian use

Greens:

* End all new coal and gas projects, including gas drilling next to the Twelve Apostles

* Fix housing affordability crisis with rent caps and by building hundreds of thousands more public homes

WHAT THEY SAID

* "Giving everybody the opportunity and the options in their life, a pathway, a possibility, that's what we need and that's what our economy demands right now," - Premier Daniel Andrews on expanding free TAFE eligibility.

* "A $230 saving for each and every Victorian household, particularly families, who are doing it so tough at the moment is a sensible and realistic and affordable initiative to help every Victorian family," - Opposition Leader Matthew Guy on Bill Buster initiative.

* "We have very strong plans for how we can improve integrity of our parliaments. We will on day one of the next parliament introduce our Strengthening Integrity Bill," - Victorian Greens Leader Samantha Ratnam.