Parliamentary Speeches & Responses

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

My constituency question is to the Minister for Community Sport. How is the Andrews Labor government supporting the community sports sector to recover from the pandemic and operate in a COVID-safe way?

Regional Victoria – Grievance Debate

I am very pleased to stand to contribute to today’s grievance debate, the last one for the parliamentary year, and it is an excellent opportunity to be able to reflect on three years of the 59th Parliament of Victoria and look forward to the state election to be held in November.

Ballarat Foodbank Hub – Adjournment Matter

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and the action I seek is that the minister provide me with an update on the Foodbank hub project in my community of Ballarat.

Improving Brain Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis – Ministerial Response

Firstly, may I offer my deepest condolences to Ms Addison on the recent loss of her beloved father Les Dickinson. The Victorian Government’s investment of $16 million into the establishment of the Brain Cancer Centre will improve brain cancer diagnosis and prognosis for paediatric, adolescent and adult patients by adopting a holistic approach.

Women’s Big Bash in Ballarat – Ministerial Response

The Victorian Government is committed to bringing top-tier national sporting content to the Ballarat region. These events support Victoria’s visitor economy, providing a continued boost for local businesses and tourism operators.

Ballarat Train Station – Adjournment Matter

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Regional Development, and the action that I seek is for the minister to update me on the progress of the Ballarat train station precinct redevelopment.

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

My constituency question is directed to the Minister for Housing. Would the minister please provide an update on what the Andrews Labor government is doing to assist people who find themselves homeless or who are at risk of homelessness?

Attending the Ballarat Cup – Ministerial Response

Victoria’s roadmap to Deliver the National Plan sets out how we can safely reopen, while also supporting our health system to ensure Victorians can still get the healthcare they need, when they need it most.

Pop-Up Mental Health Centres – Ministerial Response

Thank you to the Member for Wendouree for her question in relation to the impacts of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the programs for Victorians who need mental health and wellbeing support in the Wendouree electorate, and Ballarat local area.

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

My question is directed to the Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy. The Andrews Labor government is leading the nation in the fight against brain cancer and providing improved treatments and outcomes for patients and their families.