Hampton Pier

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Fishing and Boating and I ask: can the minister confirm for my community when the Hampton Pier will be repaired to a standard that permits its reopening for community use? It was more than four months ago that the many moorers, recreational fishers and pedestrian patrons of…

Equality for people of faith

Under the Andrews government’s current road map people of faith and places of worship are not being given fair and equitable treatment. Step 3 allows hospitality to open for 50 people outdoors and 20 people indoors while restricting places of worship to 10 people outdoors and individual households indoors. Just as I have stood by…

No Confidence Motion

It is the responsibility of our elected government to govern for the peace, order and prosperity of every Victorian. But in its handling of the COVID crisis the Andrews Labor government has given us nothing but chaos, disorder and adversity. Worse than that, they have divided our state and instilled in its people hopelessness. Our…

Suburban Rail Loop Consultation

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure. The action that I seek is for the minister to visit my electorate and meet with local residents, as soon as is practically permitted under public health directives, for the purpose of answering questions from residents about the proposed construction of the Suburban Rail Loop…

Sole Trader Support

Key contacts Business Victoria Coronavirus hotline 13 22 15   The Hon. Jaala Pulford, Minister for Small Business jaala.pulford@parliament.vic.gov.au The Hon. Martin Pakula, Minister for the Coordination of Jobs, Precincts and Regions: COVID-19 martin.pakula@parliament.vic.gov.au   Guide for Business – Stage 4 Restrictions – Department of Health and Human Services INFORMATION FOR SOLE TRADERS DURING COVID-19…

Statement of Victoria’s integrity agencies

The ability of Victoria’s integrity agencies to investigate corruption and misconduct in Victoria has been hampered due to lack of government funding, a state Parliamentary committee has heard this afternoon. Speaking to the Victorian Parliament’s Integrity and Oversight Committee, IBAC Commissioner the Hon Robert Redlich said despite the “significant growth in IBAC’s workload” over the…

Queens Birthday Honours List 2020

Last Monday four local residents were recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday honours list: Mr Colin Anderson, OAM, Mr Sarki Canella, OAM, Mr Graham Ludecke, OAM, and Dr Heather Simmons, OAM. I want to acknowledge two of these recipients. Col Anderson, supported by his wife, Sue, has served the Cheltenham sporting community for more than…