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Summary Offences Amendment (Nazi Symbol Prohibition) Bill 2022

I rise today to speak on the Summary Offences Amendment (Nazi Symbol Prohibition) Bill 2022, a bill which I and the Greens absolutely welcome and support. This bill bans the public display of the hateful Nazi symbol, the Hakenkreuz, when displayed with the knowledge that it is a symbol of Nazi...

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Members statement: Cultural diversity

This week we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and Cultural Diversity Week. It is an important opportunity to reflect on the progress that we have made but also the work left to do in eliminating racism and discrimination from our societies. To do this we...

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Adjournment: Inquiry into the rise of far-right extremism in Victoria

My adjournment matter tonight is for the Leader of the Government in this house, and the action I seek is for the Leader of the Government to write to the Legal and Social Issues Committee requesting that the committee undertake an inquiry into the rise of far-right extremism in Victoria...

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Members statement: Growing far right movement

Soon after we rose from our last sitting of Parliament, an explosive media investigation by 60 Minutes and Channel 9 uncovered the growing far-right movement in Australia and in Victoria specifically. I have spoken previously in this place about this threat on the horizon. We should all be turning our minds...

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Condolences: Christchurch Mosque terror attack

 Today we rise to mourn with the families, friends and loved ones of the 50 people in Christchurch who were so cruelly taken from this world. They were killed in an act of terrorism perpetrated against a Muslim community. I know that words cannot express the horror and grief that...

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