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 my electorate of Wendouree..
I recently went to Wendouree Train Station to see the amazing works that are underway. The new overpass has been installed and the second platform is being built. This means more trains, more often.
I am proud to support the Births, Deaths and Marriage Registration Amendment Bill 2019. This amendment bill is about giving trans, gender diverse, intersex and non-binary a birth certificate that matches who reflects who they truly are.
I was pleased to rise in Parliament 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 all the suburbs in between, this is a..
I rose in Parliament to recognise the work of Ailish Ryan, a young Ballarat girl with a big heart. Ailish wanted to make a difference for people who were sleeping rough, so she started the Sunshine Letters Campaign. With the support of her family and..
I asked the Minister for Police, Minister Lisa Neville to join me in Winter Valley to tour the new Ballarat Police forensic hub that is assisting with fighting crime in Ballarat. I look forward to inspecting the new state-of-the-art forensic facility, which will speed up..
The Andrews Labor Government has invested $17.1 million to build a new primary school in Lucas. Recently, I was delighted to join with the newly appointed Principal, Sue Sawyer, to visit the site and see how the school will look. Now you can too! Families..
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. I am calling on the Federal Government to provide the $5 million to complete this project…
I asked the Minister for Roads, Hon. Jaala Pulford MP about the road upgrades on Sturt Street. I asked the Minister, how will the upgrades to multiple intersections on Sturt Street near a number of schools would improve road safety for students, parents, teachers and..
I am proud to speak on adjournment debate and ask the Attorney General for an update of the drafting of the important Workplace Manslaughter Legislation.
I am proud to speak in support of the Public Holidays Amendment Bill 2019. This legislation will give working people certainty in the future as we enshrine Easter Sunday, the Friday before the AFL Grand Final and Christmas Day when it falls on a Saturday..
I welcomed the opportunity to speak in support of the Disability (National Disability Insurance Scheme Transition) Amendment Bill 2019. This bill is about ensuring quality and safety as we transition to the NDIS and making sure there are no reductions in standards in the delivery..
Recently, I stood up in Parliament to ask the Minister for Education, about funding for Rowan Secondary College. I asked about how the additional investment that the Andrews Labor Government of $3.5 million in the state budget benefit students, teachers and broader school community.
The Andrews Labor Government keeps our promises and is getting things done. That is why in the 2019 State Budget, each and every one of our election commitments are being funded, all while we have maintained our AAA rating and delivered a $1 billion surplus
Today I spoke in the Parliament about Plate Up Ballarat 2019 – Ballarat’s annual premier food festival. I am looking forward to a month of celebrating our region’s top local growers, producers, venues, beer and wine. I congratulate Kate Davis and her team on all..
I am proud support of the Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019. It was the first time I spoke to a bill in Parliament and welcomed the opportunity to participate in this important debate. I am pleased the heart of the Bill reflects the values..
Today marks one year since the devastating Delacombe trench collapse which resulted in the deaths of Charlie Howkins and Jack Brownlee It is a year since their two families’ hearts were broken; their lives were changed forever when Charlie and Jack did not come home..
am always proud to stand up in the Parliament to talk about all the great events going on in Ballarat and what a terrific community we have. Last week, I had the opportunity to congratulate everyone involved in the Ballarat Cycle Classic and also talk..