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Colleen Hartland

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has congratulated the community their win, following Brimbank Council’s sudden decision to oppose the proposed new road tunnels. “If Brimbank council has finally figured it out, there’s hope for the State Government yet”, said Colleen Hartland MLC...

Colleen Hartland

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland is calling for residents in the Spotswood / Sth Kingsville / Nth Altona area to get together to campaign for better public transport, not the bigger roads and tunnels the Government seems to want to impose on the area. "The public meeting I held on 1 September went...

Colleen Hartland

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland's "Physician Assisted Dying" bill has been defeated in the Upper House. "We knew it would be difficult to get the Bill passed", said Ms Hartland "I am grateful to the thirteen MPs who had the courage to vote in favour of the Bill. They...

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Last night in Parliament, Greens MLC Colleen Hartland called on the Roads and Ports Minister Pallas to meet with local residents who are concerned about the impact of roads proposals in the Inner West. But Justin Madden MLC announced that he would refuse to pass on her message to the Roads and...

Colleen Hartland

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

"It is unfortunate that the Minster for Public Transport feels the need to put out a media release attacking me, and misrepresenting my views", said Greens MLC Colleen Hartland "I support in principle the public transport initiatives in the Eddington Report. We also support in...

Colleen Hartland

Monday, October 6, 2008

Greens MLC Colleen Hartland has spoken in support of the government's Abortion Law Reform Bill in Parliament today. Ms Hartland commenced her speech with a tacit acknowledgement of cross-party support of pro choice MPs, by repeating the historic words used in Federal Parliament by former Democrats...

Sue Pennicuik

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

The operating rules of the Upper House have been opened up in a non-Government motion in the Victorian Legislative Council. “The changes will increase accountability, improve the diversity of debate and views represented”, said Sue Pennicuik, MLC for Southern Metropolitan Region. The...

Sue Pennicuik

Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The release of the Supplementary Environmental Effects Statement (SEES) on the proposal to deepen the shipping channels in Port Phillip Bay may be asserting that there will be no long term environmental effects from the proposal - the truth of which only a detailed examination of the 15,000 page...

Sue Pennicuik

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Responding to today’s announcement that the state government has agreed to buy back the state’s regional rail freight network from Pacific National, Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik said: “This is a good move, but long overdue, and the government is paying more for the lease now than if...

Sue Pennicuik

Monday, April 16, 2007

The Government has rejected Greens MLC Sue Pennicuik's request to extend the deadline for public participation on the Channel Deepening process, in Parliament question time today."Given the widespread community concern and the significant costs and risks associated with channel deepening, 30...