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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik said that the Greens wish Steve Bracks the very best for his future outside parliament. “The job of Premier is very demanding and we recognise that Mr Bracks has been an energetic Premier who has been committed to the people of Victoria and the best interests of the...

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Monday, July 30, 2007

"Alarming revelations at the Inquiry into The Port of Melbourne’s proposal to deepen the shipping channels in Port Phillip Bay should prove once and for all that this project is fundamentally flawed and should be stopped,” said Sue Pennicuik, MLC for Southern Metropolitan Region...

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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik has told parliament today that the voters in Albert Park and Williamstown are sceptical about channel deepening, and the Panel Inquiry has only heightened concerns. "Firstly, it became obvious that the Supplementary Environmental Effects Statement wasn't even complete...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik today hosted a forum at Parliament House to present alternative views on the Port of Melbourne’s channel deepening proposal. "Economist Francis Grey, Scientist Dr Simon Roberts, and former Senior Sea Pilot Captain Geoffrey Beevers presented information and...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik today in Parliament called for the Government provide heritage funding for the refurbishment of Palais Theatre to remove the need for massive commercial overdevelopment on the Triangle site on the foreshore of St Kilda."Why won’t the Government prevent this abuse...

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Monday, September 17, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik today in Parliament questioned whether the scope of the Upskirting Bill could include invasive media coverage of celebrities without their consent. The Bill prohibits capturing or distributing images of intimate body parts, including parts covered wholly or partly by...

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Monday, September 17, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik today in Parliament urged all concerned members of parliament to support a cavalcade and carnival on Sunday 7 October organised by community group Blue Wedges.'The event will celebrate the Bay and raise awareness of the threats to its health from the channel deepening...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik told state parliament today that Victoria is failing to meet community expectations for animal welfare, falling behind the UK, USA, Canada, and New Zealand, who are moving away from factory farming methods towards more humane free range methods. "The new Code of...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik has criticised the State Government’s plans to have new school buildings and other facilities effectively privatised under a Public Private Partnership scheme (PPPs)."Claims that PPPs represent value for money are not borne out by experience in the UK. PPPs...

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Friday, September 28, 2007

At Ricketts Point today Sue Pennicuik, Greens MLC for the Southern Metropolitan Region, released a report on the SEES Inquiry into Channel Deepening, which was held from 18 June to 31 July. She pointed to one of the designated dredge material dumping grounds just off shore, where the Port of...