Parliamentary Speeches

Wendouree Electorate Home and Community Care – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:16:20): 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 elderly in..

Budget Papers 2019-2020 – Motion

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (17:40:18): 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 Brown Hill to Alfredton, from Redan to Mount Rowan and..

Sunshine Letters Campaign – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:43:18): 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 for..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (11:50:06): My question is for the Minister for Roads in the other place and is about the Ballarat Safer Cycling Connections Sturt Street shared path in my electorate of Wendouree. Sturt Street is Ballarat’s iconic boulevard and the spine of our beautiful..

Ballarat Forensic Police Hub – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:15:33): I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, 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 meet the highly..

Her Majesty’s Theatre, Ballarat – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (10:00:25): 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..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (11:38:33): My question is for the Minister for Roads in the other place about three upgrades to Sturt Street west intersections adjacent to a number of schools in my electorate of Wendouree. There are plans are to upgrade the Sturt Street and..

Workplace Manslaughter Legislation – Adjournment

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (19:11:15): 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 work of the implementation task..

Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2019 – Second Reading

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (18:02:03): 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 public holidays, they being Easter Sunday, the..

Wendouree Electorate – Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (11:37:03): 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 Secondary College redeveloping the school…

Budget 2019-20 – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (15:49:38): 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. All the..

Plate Up Ballarat – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:55:07): 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

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (17:13:10): 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..

Anniversary of the Delacombe trench collapse tragedy – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (10:05:58): Today marks one year since the devastating Delacombe trench collapse. Jack Brownlee was 21 and Charlie Howkins was 34 on that Wednesday morning when the disaster occurred. Charlie was buried by tonnes of loose earth and was..

Ballarat Cycle Classic & Lyric Theatre – Members Statement

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:54:54): 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..

Government Performance – Matter of Public Importance

Click here for video Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (15:22:44): It gives me great pleasure to contribute to this matter of public importance debate and reject the assertions of the member for Ripon about the Victorian economy. Despite our electorate sharing a border, we do not have..