Rezoning of the Gas and Fuel Land

Members Statement Legislative Assembly 29 May 2019   To the great surprise and concern of my community, on 23 March the Minister for Planning rezoned the former Highett gas and fuel land as residential growth zone schedule 2. This will allow for the immediate construction of 26-metre-high, nine-storey residential apartment blocks. With 70 per cent…

Sandringham Train Line Graffiti

Constituency Question Legislative Assembly 28 May 2019   My constituency question is for the Premier, and I reference my letter to him dated 6 May 2019. I therefore ask: will the Premier commit to the immediate removal of graffiti along the Sandringham train line, including along private property and fences abutting the line, with priority…

Southern Basketball Association

Members Statement Legislative Assembly 01 May 2019   I was recently pleased to write to the Treasurer and convey for his consideration the 2019 Sandringham district budget submission. It is my role and responsibility to ensure that residents, community groups, schools and sporting clubs in the Sandringham district are adequately supported in their work by…

Gas and Fuel Land, Highett

Constituency Question Legislative Assembly 01 May 2019   My constituency question is to the Minister for Planning. Will the minister advise my community of when he intends to release his decision regarding future use of the former gas and fuel land on Nepean Highway, Highett; and further, will the minister please arrange a briefing for…

Sri Lanka

Condolence Motion Legislative Assembly 30 April 2019   One of the most basic tenets of any civilised modern society is respect for the freedom of all people to peacefully assemble and worship according to the customs and traditions of their faith. This is enshrined in article 18 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political…

Victorian State Budget 19/20

Adjournment Legislative Assembly 30 April 2019   My adjournment matter is for the Treasurer, and the action I seek is an urgent response to a letter I sent dated 11 April 2019. On that day, I wrote to the Treasurer outlining the 2019 Sandringham district Victorian budget submission. In this submission, I highlight local projects…

Sandringham Hospital

Members Statement Legislative Assembly 21 March 2019   It will be my great pleasure next Thursday, 28 March, to attend the Sandringham Hospital’s annual Lunch by the Bay, hosted at the Sandringham Yacht Club. Over the past three years this now annual event has raised almost $70 000. It is hoped that funds raised through…

Sandringham District Netball Association

Constituency Question Legislative Assembly 20 March 2019   My constituency question is to the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events. Minister, what financial support will the state government provide for netball in the Sandringham district to ensure that participants can access facilities which adequately provide for increasing levels of involvement? Last week I was…

Mentone and Cheltenham Railway Stations

Adjournment Legislative Assembly 19 March 2019   I wish to raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, who I note is at the table this evening. The action I seek is a written explanation as to why the government-appointed community reference groups for both the Mentone and Cheltenham level crossing…