Bayside Citizenship Ceremony Address

Brighton Town Hall Wednesday, 25 September 2019   Your Worship, Mayor Heffernan, State parliamentary colleagues, Bayside councillors, citizenship candidates, families and friends. Yes, tonight I address you as a civic leader. Perhaps more importantly I address you as the son of migrant parents. My late father, Leslie Thomas Rowswell, was born in the United Kingdom…

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Gas and Fuel Land, Highett

Adjournment Legislative Assembly 20 June 2019 My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Planning, and the action I seek is for the minister to meet with Highett residents who will be directly impacted by the Andrews Labor government’s decision to re-zone the former gas and fuel land for private high-rise, high-density development so that…

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Sandringham Graffiti Clean-Up

Members Statement More than three weeks prior to the beginning of the Sandringham line closure on 21 May I wrote to the Premier and six senior statutory office-holders. I sought assurances that this Labor government, its contractors and its agencies would use this rare opportunity to safely access the railway line and clean up graffiti…

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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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Thursday 25 September 2018 Pedestrian crossing and new traffic lights for Tulip Street and Bluff Road intersection

Daniel Andrews has lost control of congestion and failed to get ahead of vital road infrastructure to stop our local suburbs choking with traffic. That’s why an elected Liberal Nationals Government will invest $1.5 million to upgrade the intersection of Tulip Street and Bluff Road in Sandringham by installing traffic lights and a pedestrian crossing.…

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Make Victoria Safe: More PSOs for Mentone Station

Every Victorian deserves to be safe and feel safe while using public transport. An elected Liberal Nationals Government will increase the number of PSOs at Mentone Railway Station to keep Victorians safe on public transport. Commuters will benefit from a second, day time, shift of PSOs as part of the additional 100 transit PSOs under…

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$9 million investment in Sandringham College

If elected in November, a Liberal Nationals Government will invest $9 million to upgrade Sandringham College, the largest single infrastructure investment in the school for more than thirty years. The funding will go toward the finalisation of the school’s masterplan and the development of Stage One of that plan. Priority will be given to removing…

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$7.5 million investment in Mentone Girls’ Secondary College

If elected in November, a Liberal Nationals Government will invest $7.5 million to upgrade Mentone Girls’ Secondary College. The funding will go toward the finalisation of the school’s masterplan and the development of Stage One of that plan in building a dedicated Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Centre. This investment indicates the importance…

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$7.5 million investment in Mentone Girls’ Secondary College

If elected in November, a Liberal Nationals Government will invest $7.5 million to upgrade Mentone Girls’ Secondary College. The funding will go toward the finalisation of the school’s masterplan and the development of Stage One of that plan in building a dedicated Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Centre. This investment indicates the importance…

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