Sandringham Train Station

I raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Public Transport, and the action that I seek is for the minister to provide me with the details of the state government’s current and/or future plans for the infrastructure footprint of Sandringham railway station. The minister will be aware that during the 2019 federal…

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Liberal Nationals’ propose $1 billion fund to bring manufacturing home to Victoria

The Liberal Nationals are today proposing a $1 billion ‘Bringing Manufacturing Home’ fund to encourage businesses to bring facilities and jobs back to Victoria, grow local manufacturing and boost innovation. Over the past 20 years more than 50,000 Victorian manufacturing jobs have been lost. A COVID-19 response is urgently needed to create jobs and boost…

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COVID-19 Supply Bill

At this significant juncture in the economic future of our state, I do not have the opportunity to stand in Parliament and speak on behalf of the Sandringham District Community. Such are the times, and such are the necessary precautions. Yet I make this contribution to the Parliamentary record precisely because the measures the Government…

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STAY AT HOME Directives

For the purposes of these directions, the restricted activity period is the period beginning at 11:59:00pm on 21 June 2020 and ending at 11:59:00pm on 12 July 2020. Definition of density quotient The density quotient limits the members of the public that are permitted in a space at any one time to the number calculated…

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Mrs Ursula McCarthy

I rise to congratulate Mrs Ursula McCarthy on her 100th birthday. Ursula was born in Carlton on 28 February 1920, and her connection to Bayside began early. Her family would travel to Sandringham by train in the summer holidays and share a house just off Beach Road. Together with her late husband, Dennis, she retired at Beaumaris in…

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Australia Day Awards 2020

I wish to congratulate the recipients of this year’s 2020 Australia Day awards. Strong communities like ours require the ongoing contribution of strong and capable individuals prepared to dedicate their time and their service for the betterment of others. Congratulations to: Bayside City Council Citizen of the Year, Reverend Bruce Corben Young Citizen of the…

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Beaumaris Secondary College

My question is for the Minister for Education, and I ask: will the minister guarantee that the upcoming Victorian state budget will provide Beaumaris Secondary College with the funding that is required to complete stage 2 of the college’s school development process? As the minister would be aware, stage 1 of the development process allowed for the…

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Liberal Nationals to lift natural gas ban to cut power bills and cut emissions – with no fracking

Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien has announced a Liberal Nationals Government will lift the moratorium on conventional onshore natural gas in Victoria to lower energy bills, reduce emissions and support jobs. This will be done while maintaining the ban on fracking. It is time for Victorians to benefit from our own natural resources. Opening up clean,…

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