Parliament

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..

Mount Rowan Secondary College – Constituency Question

You can watch the video here: Ms ADDISON: My question is for the Minister for Education about funding for Mount Rowan Secondary College in my electorate of Wendouree. Over the last four years the Andrews Labor government has already invested $12 million in Mount Rowan..

The 2019 State Budget delivers for Ballarat – Members Statement

You can watch the video here   MS ADDISON: I  am proud that the state budget delivers for Ballarat. We are keeping our promises and delivering for our community. Each and every one of our election commitments is being funded despite a tight budgetary framework…

Plate Up Ballarat – Members Statement

You can watch the video here.   Ms ADDISON: I am very excited about Plate Up Ballarat 2019, Ballarat’s annual premier food festival. Plate Up Ballarat is an annual event that showcases our region’s top local growers, producers, venues, beer and wine. It is on for..

Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019 – Second Reading Debate

You can watch the video here. I am proud to stand in support of the Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019, and I thank the minister for her work on this issue. Like my good friends the Member for Tarneit and the Member for Cranbourne,..

Jekyll & Hyde – Members Statement

You can watch the video here MS ADDISON: Ballarat has a great tradition of high-quality community theatre, and this year’s Ballarat Lyric Theatre production of Jekyll & Hyde The Musical is no exception. I was thrilled to attend the opening night performance at the Wendouree..

Ballarat Cycle Classic – Members Statement

You can watch the video here MS ADDISON: Congratulations to everyone who was involved with the Ballarat Cycle Classic, which was held on Sunday, 17 February. It is a very successful event, where participants can ride, walk or run for cancer research. I was pleased..