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PARLIAMENT

Adjournment: Homelessness services

My adjournment manner tonight is for the Minister for Housing, and my ask is that he urgently reverses the funding cuts that have been handed down to homelessness services this week and increases ongoing funding for Victoria’s homelessness services. This week is Homelessness Week, and this year’s theme is ‘To...

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Local Government Legislation Amendment (Rating and Other Matters) Bill 2022

I rise to speak to the Local Government Legislation Amendment (Rating and Other Matters) Bill 2022. Our local councils play such an important role in building local communities and providing essential services. They form an entire level of government and are frequently the ones left picking up the pieces and supporting...

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Sustainable Forests Timber Amendment (Timber Harvesting Safety Zones) Bill 2022

The right to peaceful protest is at the heart of our democracy, and it is under attack right across Australia. For those without deep pockets or access to politicians and platforms, protest can be the only tool many in our communities have to be heard and to secure change, yet...

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Members Statement: Solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka

Sending love and solidarity to all those people who are going through so much hardship in Sri Lanka.

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Gambling and Liquor Legislation Amendment Bill 2022

I am pleased to rise to speak to the Gambling and Liquor Legislation Amendment Bill 2022. This is the second gambling bill we are debating this week and the second bill that only tinkers around the edges of gambling regulation in this state. The second-reading speech of this bill makes...

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Adjournment: The Wellington Collingwood

My adjournment matter tonight is for the Treasurer, and the action I seek is that he guarantees core funding of $175 000 per year for three years for the Wellington Collingwood. The Wellington is a community centre located at the Collingwood public housing estate and has been supporting the Collingwood community...

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Questions without Notice: Public Housing redevelopments

Dr RATNAM (Northern Metropolitan) : My question is for the minister representing the Minister for Housing. There have been some major problems with the government’s failed public housing renewal program that began in 2018, which is still continuing, albeit under a different name. Many residents were aggressively relocated from their...

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Constituency question: HRAR funding

My question today is for the Minister for Housing. COVID has highlighted the inequalities and service gaps in our communities, especially for people living in public housing. The high-risk accommodation response program has funded important on-the-ground services and programs for residents living in high-density housing, but with the funding ending...

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Constituency question: North Melbourne Language and Learning

My question today is for the Minister for Housing. I recently met with representatives from North Melbourne Language and Learning, a local learning organisation and community hub based on the North Melbourne public housing estate. NMLL have been supporting residents and the broader North Melbourne community for over 30 years and...

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Members statements: Refugee week

This week marks Refugee Week across Australia, and yesterday was World Refugee Day. It is an opportunity to recognise the immense courage and strength of the millions of people seeking asylum and refuge across the world and the urgent need for global solutions to end the war, poverty and persecution...

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