Speeches from politicians in vic

  • My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education and pertains to reports in the media from 1 March regarding evidence given at a hearing of the commonwealth Joint Standing Committee on Migration by three members of the South Sudanese girls group New Change, who said that there were restrictions in place when they were students in 2010 and that these continue to be enforced at a number of public schools in Melbourne's western suburbs.
  • The Australian International Air Show was held at Avalon from 3 to 5 March. The air show has been around for years and is very popular. Many people in the community though are becoming concerned that it is promoting military might and arms dealing in addition to the thrilling aerobatics that have always been a part of it.
  • With the recent announcement that the Gatwick Hotel is to be sold, the minister said that the government will work with St Kilda Community Housing and a network of agencies to relocate the current residents.
  • People on CCOs have the opportunity to maintain and improve their social and economic support networks in a community setting while they make amends for their offences and undergo any court-ordered rehabilitation. Offenders who receive CCOs also tend to have much lower rates of reoffending.
  • I would like to speak briefly on the motion that the proposed standing order recommended by the Procedure Committee in its E-Petitions report that was tabled last November be adopted to come into effect upon an e-petition system going live on the Legislative Council website.
  • The Greens will be supporting the Crimes Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2016. This bill makes amendments to the Crimes Act 1958, the Criminal Procedure Act 2009, the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 and the Jury Directions Act 2015.
  • My question is for the Special Minister of State...
  • As the Premier’s representative, you would be aware that last year the Premier’s Forest Industry Taskforce unanimously agreed that 36 high-priority interim protection areas should not be logged...
  • I rise today to speak on the Heritage Bill 2016...
  • My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety
  • The Eastern Community Legal Centre (ECLC) provides clients with free and confidential legal advice from a community lawyer...
  • My constituency question is for the Minister for Local Government...
  • The City of Yarra has a large number of properties where residents and businesses have installed rooftop solar panels...
  • My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Public Transport. It concerns the platform interchange at Richmond station. This morning on my way in on the Sandringham line I had to change at Richmond station, as always, because the Sandringham line does not go through the loop and almost three-quarters of the people on the train get off and look for a loop train.
  • Greens health spokesperson Colleen Hartland speaks in favour of a supervised injecting centre in the Victorian Parliament, as MPs debate a private member's bill.
  • Last Wednesday I was pleased to attend a forum hosted by the Bayside Climate Action Group, which has just celebrated 10 years of advocacy for action on climate change. Speakers at the sold-out forum included Alison Rowe, CEO of the Moreland Energy Foundation and chair of the Future Business Council, and Laura Sykes, schools program coordinator of the Australian Youth Climate Coalition.