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PARLIAMENT

Question without Notice: Local Government Rate Cap Impacts

Dr RATNAM : My question is to the Minister for Local Government. Our local councils deliver critical services to our communities and are staffed and governed by some of the most dedicated people you will ever meet, but all too often they are treated as convenient deflections for the failures of...

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Adjournment: Retirement Housing

My adjournment matter is for the minister representing the minister for consumer affairs, and my ask is that the minister expedite reforms to the retirement housing sector to introduce an independent housing dispute service. Victoria’s retirement housing sector has been overdue for reform for over five years now. The LSIC...

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Constituency question: North Melbourne community housing proposal

My constituency question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and relates to the proposal for community housing at 3–15 Shiel Street in North Melbourne. I understand that authority to approve this development sits with the minister now rather than with the Minister for Housing as a...

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Adjournment: Caulfield Racecourse Reserve

My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Planning, and my ask is that the minister ensures that the Glen Eira council immediately receives all relevant planning documents that allowed the destruction of heritage trees and buildings at Caulfield Racecourse. I was disappointed to hear that under the cover...

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Constituency question: Bell Street traffic assessment

My question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure and relates to the Bell station redevelopment. Minister, the Bell Residents group are extremely disappointed at the way they are being misinformed. The Greens have obtained via a freedom-of-information request documents detailing the traffic assessment of access to the new station...

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Members statement: Transition away from fossil fuels

Over the last two weeks the future of Australia’s coal-fired power stations has become clearer. They are closing down—and closing down earlier than governments had planned for because the need to act on climate change and the rapid uptake of renewables are putting these old carbon-polluting behemoths out of business....

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Adjournment: Collingwood public housing estate

My adjournment matter tonight is for the Minister for Housing, and my ask is that the minister meet with residents urgently from the Collingwood public housing estate on Wellington Street to understand and hear their concerns about the government’s plans to build over their scarce open recreational space. Over the...

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Adjournment: Release the Park Hotel refugees

On Tuesday 8 February 2022, I asked the Victorian Government to advocate to release the refugees held in detention at the Park Hotel in Carlton. 

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Sex Work Decriminalisation Bill 2021

 I am very pleased to rise to speak in support of the Sex Work Decriminalisation Bill 2021. This bill has been a long time coming, and it is a very welcome reform. Sex work is work and should be treated as such by our laws. The criminalisation of sex work...

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Racing Amendment Bill 2021

I am always disappointed to rise to my feet in this place to speak on a racing bill that reinforces the special treatment this industry receives from the Labor government. Every racing bill this house debates that fails to start winding up racing is a wasted opportunity. Every time we...

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