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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Mentone Girls Secondary College Funding

Mentone Girls Secondary College needs state government funding to develop a school master plan. They have been asking for this funding for several years now, and I have personally backed their funding request in that time. Every school day Mentone Girls Secondary College provides young women the opportunity to learn and to grow. There is…

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Sandringham Bus Services

My question is for the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: when will the minister direct the Department of Transport, together with Metro Trains, to re-examine and re-coordinate the 600, 922, 923 and 822 bus timetables so that bus departures and train arrivals at Sandringham station are effectively coordinated for local commuters? After surveying…

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