Sandringham Hospital

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health in the other place. The action that I seek is for the minister’s explicit commitment to ensuring that beds and services at Sandringham Hospital will not be cut and instead a commitment to increasing services and capacity at our community hospital. Having previously raised the prospect…

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Cheltenham Traders

My question is to the Minister for Transport Infrastructure. Minister, with reference to the level crossing removal at Cheltenham, the existing process in place for consultation between traders, residents and the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) has failed. Will you assure my community that going forward their needs will actually be listened to and actioned…

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Sandringham Primary School

On Saturday, 1 February, this year, just after 4.00 am a fire started at Sandringham Primary School. The fire engulfed a significant part of some of the oldest buildings of the school, a school that has served our community continuously for 165 years. Seventy-two hours after the blaze, all students and staff have temporarily relocated to Sandringham East…

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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…

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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…

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Hospital Waiting Times

My constituency question is addressed to the Minister for Health in the other place. I ask the minister: how will this Andrews Labor government address and prioritise a response to the severe and life-threatening delays faced by patients requiring surgery within the public health system? A constituent in an acute state of distress made contact…

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Liberal Nationals announce landmark Zero to Landfill environmental policy

Liberal Nationals announce landmark Zero to Landfill environmental policy In the largest environmental overhaul in Victoria in decades, a Michael O’Brien-led Liberal Nationals government will end household waste being sent to Victorian landfill by 2035. This visionary Zero to Landfill policy will bring energy-from-waste technology currently being used in central Paris, Amsterdam, Germany and Singapore…

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Mentone Car Parks

My constituency question is addressed to the Minister for Transport Infrastructure. The Mentone traders and residents request that the minister provide a precise numerical measure of the number of car parks at Mentone station prior to the level crossing removal works and the number of car parks which will be available at the Mentone station…

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