Mentone and Cheltenham Level Crossing Removal Works

MENTONE AND CHELTENHAM LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL WORKS Media Release 18 March 2019 It’s important to get the Mentone and Cheltenham Level Crossing removal works right.  That means a fair dinkum consultation with the local community. So why have final designs been unveiled and contracts been awarded without a meeting of the Community Reference Group having…

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Ava Wake

Members Statement Legislative Assembly 07 March 2019   Ava Wake had just turned two in April 2017 when her parents, Leanne and James, noticed something was wrong. Leanne is in the chamber today. Their little girl suddenly stopped sleeping, playing or walking and became inconsolable. After multiple medical appointments, Ava was diagnosed with stage 4…

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Land Tax

Constituency Question Legislative Assembly 07 March 2019   My question is to the Treasurer. A Sandringham district resident, Jamie, is the director of a family company that owns a commercial property in Cheltenham. The property is currently being rented by a motor vehicle service group. The tax levied on this property has increased by over…

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Kingston City Council

Adjournment Legislative Assembly 07 March 2019   My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Local Government in the other place. The action I seek is for the minister to confirm that Kingston City Council has complied with community consultation guidelines, specifically in relation to the council’s plan to plant trees along Beach Road between…

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Sandringham and Frankston Train Lines

Constituency Question Legislative Assembly 06 March 2019   My question is to the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: Exactly when will both the Sandringham and Frankston lines be shut down during the month of April, and can the minister guarantee that those who travel on these lines during this period will not be…

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Government Performance

Matters of Public Importance Legislative Assembly 06 March 2019 I rise to speak on a matter of great importance to the Victorian community and in doing so wish to acknowledge the magnificent contributions—outstanding contributions, indeed—by my colleagues, the members for Ripon, Euroa, Forest Hill and Ferntree Gully. Economic security and fiscal responsibility are indeed matters…

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Sandringham Electorate Schools

Members Statement Legislative Assembly 06 February 2019 I rise to draw the attention of the house to the urgent funding needs of both Sandringham College and Mentone Girls Secondary College in my electorate. During the course of the 2018 election campaign I was pleased to make financial commitments to both schools on behalf of the…

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Maiden Speech

MAIDEN SPEECH 19 DECEMBER 2018 Introduction I rise this evening for the first time in this place and, in doing so, wish to firstly remember those who have served our nation in conflict and in war. One hundred years ago just last month, we remembered the events of 11 November 1918, when four years of…

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Rail-under-road for Frankston line commuters

RAIL-UNDER-ROAD FOR FRANKSTON LINE COMMUTERS Media Release 13 November 2018 The Liberal Nationals are committed to rail under road solutions for level crossings along the Frankston line. Unlike Labor, who can’t be trusted, we will ensure that already promised level crossing removals at Cheltenham, Mentone, Bonbeach and Edithvale are delivered as rail-under-road. Daniel Andrews and…

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