Parliamentary Speeches

Program – Business of the House

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (15:32): It is an absolute pleasure to join the government business program debate again and to have such an agreeable opposition. It is always so welcomed when the member for Rowville and the member for Gippsland South are..

Spent Convictions Bill 2020 – Second Reading

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (16:31): I welcome the opportunity to speak in favour of the Spent Convictions Bill 2020 and welcome the government’s introduction of this significant and overdue bill. It is always a pleasure to follow on from my good friend the..

Mental Health in Schools Program – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education and the action that I seek is for the minister to provide me with an update on the mental health in schools program and how it is supporting Ballarat students in my electorate..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree): My question is directed to the Minister for Energy, Environment, Climate Change and Minister for Solar Homes regarding the $250 payment to provide direct support to vulnerable Victorian households experiencing energy bill stress due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This important initiative will..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (11:42): My question is directed to the Minister for Housing regarding the $10 million investment this government is making to revitalise the Delacombe estate. This is an important project as it will improve housing and public areas as well as create better..

Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:12): I direct my adjournment matter to the Deputy Premier in his capacity as Minister for Mental Health in light of the final report from the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System being handed down this week. Issues of mental health..

World Interfaith Harmony Week – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (13:54): It was a great privilege to celebrate the start of World Interfaith Harmony Week with the flag raising at St Peter’s Anglican Church yesterday. Thank you to Margaret Lenan Ellis, the Ballarat Interfaith Network chairperson, and Lokan Ravi,..

Program – Business of the House

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (13:22): Deputy Speaker, I too would like to wish you a very happy birthday. I hope you have a really, really lovely day. I stand today to support the government business program that has been introduced by the..

COVID-19 – Members Statement

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (10:01): It has been a tough year for all of us, and I want to take the opportunity to reflect on the resilience and generosity of my community. The community of Ballarat is strong and kind. We are adaptable, innovative and have..

Wendouree Electorate Health Workforce – Adjournment

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:42): I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Health. The action that I seek is for him to visit my electorate of Wendouree to meet with Ballarat Health Services and Ballarat Community Health to thank our..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (12:47): My question is directed to the Minister for Regional Development in the other place. It is about how the Andrews Labor government is supporting regional communities by creating jobs, supporting local businesses and building our economy. I wish to thank the..

Wendouree Electorate – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:54): This week marks the second anniversary of the 2018 state election and my election to this place representing the electorate of Wendouree, and what an extraordinary two years it has been of delivering for Ballarat. We are..

Program – Business of the House

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (13:48): I am very, very pleased to be on my feet today. This is the first time I have ever spoken on the government business program, so I am thrilled to follow the member for Rowville and the..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (12:53): My constituency question is directed to the Minister for Housing, and it is about the biggest social housing package in our state’s history—$5.3 billion to construct more than 12 000 new homes throughout metro and regional Victoria, as well as supporting..

Residential Tenancies – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:38): I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation. The action that I seek is for her to provide me with a detailed update of the measures that have been put in place to support..