Parliamentary Speeches & Responses

Ruby Fagan, & Ballarat Cycle Classic – Member Statement

Happy 100th birthday to Ruby Fagan. I met Ruby for the first time at Bupa Aged Care in Delacombe on her birthday on Valentine’s Day and was immediately impressed by her. She was in excellent health and enjoying all the festivities to mark her centenary.

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

My constituency question is directed to the Minister for Mental Health and is regarding the implementation of the recommendations from the 2021 landmark Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System and how that is benefiting my constituents in Wendouree.

Service Victoria Amendment Bill 2023 – Second Reading Debate

I am delighted to rise, following on from the member for Sandringham, to talk about the Service Victoria Amendment Bill 2023. I am standing up to support this amendment, which will further improve the delivery of digital government services across the state.

Ballarat Events – Member Statement

Ballarat is one of the greatest places to live and visit, and there are so many reasons why, including hosting the AusCycling 2024 Federation University Road National Championships.

Eureka Sports Precinct – Adjournment Matter

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, and it is about the record investment the Allan Labor government is making at the Eureka sports precinct in my electorate of Wendouree. Would the minister please meet with me to discuss the progress being made on the expansion of Eureka stadium with an additional 5000 seats and the construction of the new athletics track at the adjacent former Ballarat Showgrounds site?

Felicitations – Member Statement

On the last sitting day of Parliament for 2023 I wish to take the opportunity to thank my community for the opportunity to represent them in this place.

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

My question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, who is in the chamber, regarding the Allan Labor government’s investment to upgrade Ballarat’s historic train station.

Wendouree Electorate Schools – Adjournment Matter

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education. Will the Minister for Education come to my electorate of Wendouree to see how our record investment in education is transforming our schools and supporting our teachers and students?

Container Deposit Scheme – Constituency Question

My constituency question is for the Minister for Environment. What are the benefits of our government’s $515 million investment into the container deposit scheme for the Wendouree electorate?

Alstom Ballarat Site Visit – Adjournment Matter

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public and Active Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to come to the electorate of Wendouree and visit the Alstom facility.

Diwali – Member Statement

Today I wish to thank president Elangovan Shanmugam and members of the executive of the Ballarat Indian Association for the opportunity to celebrate Diwali with the Ballarat Indian community on the weekend.