Caroline Chisholm Society

Together with the members for Pascoe Vale and Hawthorn, I also rise to pay tribute to one of the great champions of the rights of women and children within the state of Victoria, the Caroline Chisholm Society. It was 50 years ago that Dr Philomena Joshua convened a non-denominational citizen army of volunteers, most of…

Sandringham Hospital Guarantee

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health in the other place. The action that I seek is a written assurance from the minister that the urgent infrastructure upgrades and funding needed for the Alfred hospital, which were widely publicised in the media today, will not impact on services—or worse, cause bed closures—at Sandringham…