Parliament

Ballarat community comes together for bushfire relief

You can watch the video here Whilst the bushfires have been so devastating for so many people, for wildlife and for the environment, the way that members of the Ballarat community have responded shows our community at its very best. I wish to honour and..

RIDE TO REMEMBER & THIS IS DEMENTIA

You can watch me speech here I wish to congratulate Nick Locandro for his outstanding charity work to raise money and awareness of dementia in Ballarat. Recently Nick, Jamie Huggett and Jeremy Cowan rode the 1000km Mawson Trail in South Australia to raise money for..

Dangerous Goods Amendment Bill 2019 – Second Reading Debate

You can watch the video here I stand today to support the Dangerous Goods Amendment (Penalty Reform) Bill 2019 because at the heart of this important legislation is community and workplace safety. Also at the heart of this legislation is protection for the environment. These..

George Devine Treloar Statue & 9/11 Anniversary

you can watch the video here It was wonderful to join with so many members of the Australian-Greek community, as well as Lee Tarlamis, former minister John Pandazopoulos and the Consul General of Greece for the official unveiling of the George Devine Treloar statue by..

Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 – Second Reading Debate

You can watch the video here I stand today to support the Children Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. I wish to thank the Minister for Child Protection and the Attorney-General, their offices and the relevant government departments for the work that has gone into the preparation..

Busy Ballarat Weekend – Members Statement

You can watch the video here What a weekend we have had in Ballarat: performance, motorsport, art and footy—something for everyone. Not only was Ballarat alive with the sound of music at the Royal South Street Eisteddfod but Ballarat hosted world-class motorsport with the Eureka..

Aged Care Services – Adjournment Debate

You can watch the video here I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and the action that I seek is for him to provide me with a detailed update on the waiting times for home care packages for the..

Budget in Reply 2019 – 2020

You can watch the video here. ACTING SPEAKER: The Member for Wendouree. Ms ADDISON: Thank you Acting Speaker. I am so pleased to rise today to talk about the many great benefits that the Victorian state budget will bring to the electorate of Wendouree. From..

Sunshine Letter Campaign – Members Statement

You can watch the video here.   Ms ADDISON: Last week was Homelessness Week and I wish to recognise Ailish Ryan, a young Ballarat girl with a big heart who inspires me. After seeing firsthand people who were homeless, Ailish wanted to make a difference..

Forensic Hub in Ballarat – Adjournment Debate

You can watch the video here   Ms ADDISON: I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Police, and the action I seek is for the minister to join me in Winter Valley in the Wendouree electorate to inspect the new forensic hub and..

Her Majesty’s Theatre – Members Statement

You can see the video here Ms ADDISON: Ballarat’s Her Majesty’s Theatre is in need of urgent structural repairs to be safe for performers, patrons and visitors, and the Andrews Labor government is committed to saving it. Her Maj was opened in 1875 and is..

Constituency Question – Wendouree Roads

You can watch the video here   Ms ADDISON: My question for the Minister for Roads in the other place is about three upgrades to Sturt Street west intersections adjacent to a number of schools in my electorate of Wendouree. There are plans are to..

Workplace Manslaughter Legislation – Adjournment Debate

You can watch the video here   Ms ADDISON:  I direct my adjournment matter to the Attorney-General, and the action I seek is for her to provide me with a detailed update on the progress of the development of the workplace manslaughter legislation and the..

Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2019 – Second Reading Debate

You can watch the video here   ACTING SPEAKER: The Member for Wendouree. Ms ADDISON: Thank you Acting Speaker, I rise today to speak in support of the Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2019. This is an important bill for Victorians. It makes provision for certain..