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Ballarat Health Services and Ballarat Community Health: Adjournment Matter

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 outstanding health workforce for..

Regional Jobs Growth: 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..

Delivering for Ballarat: Members Statement

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 getting on with our..

The Big Housing Build: 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..

Ballarat VCE Students: Members Statement

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:42): Year 12 exams commence this week, and I want to acknowledge our principals; school leadership teams; heads of department; VCE, VCAL and VET teachers; and the 60 000 students who have had a VCE like no other. COVID has impacted not only on..

Keeping Ballarat Moving: Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (12:56): My question is directed to the Minister for Roads and Road Safety and is about the Andrews Labor government’s commitment to keep Ballarat moving by upgrading key intersections and addressing traffic congestion across the electorate of Wendouree. Ballarat drivers know firsthand..

Ballarat Aged Care: Adjournment Matter

Click here to read this adjournment matter – and the Minister’s response – on the Parliament of Victoria website. I direct my adjournment matter to the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and the action I seek is for him to visit my electorate of..

Regional Media: Matter of Public Importance

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (16:03): I am very, very pleased to have the opportunity to speak today on the member for Shepparton’s matter of public importance. It is lovely to hear my friend Craig Wilson being acknowledged by the member for Ripon, and I certainly have..

Education and Training Reform Amendment Bill 2020: Second Reading Debate

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (17:11): It is always an absolute pleasure to follow the member for Tarneit, who makes such wonderful contributions. Like me, she is a mother of two children who has been battling with remote learning, so we have a greater appreciation for teachers..

John Mildren and Craig Fletcher: Members Statement

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (13:56): The 18th of October marked the 40th anniversary of the election of John Mildren, OAM, to the federal seat of Ballarat. John’s election win was significant because it ended 25 years of Liberal representation in the seat of Ballarat. John’s win was also..

Tourism in Ballarat: Constituency Question

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (12:46): My question is directed to the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events and is about state government support to encourage tourists to visit and stay in Ballarat. I wish to thank the minister for his support for Ballarat businesses that..

Early Childhood Education – Motion

I was proud to stand in the house to talk about the work that the Andrews Labor Government is doing to deliver on it’s election promise of free 3 year old kinder to all of our littlest Victorians. I thank ECKA and all of our Early Educators..

Community Sport – Members Statement

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (13:53): Like many people, I love community sport. I know how important it is for building safer, stronger and healthy communities. Local clubs, leagues and associations have been hit hard by the coronavirus restrictions, and that is why the Andrews Labor government..

100 Years of the Arch of Victory – Members Statement

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (10:01): On 2 June 2020 we marked an important anniversary in Ballarat: the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Arch of Victory by His Royal Highness Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales. This prominent landmark, situated in Alfredton, is significant for many reasons,..

Wage Theft Bill 2020 – Second Reading Debate

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (12:12): I rise to speak in support of this very important legislation, the Wage Theft Bill 2020, an important bill that delivers on the Andrews Labor government’s commitment to criminalise wage theft and to establish Wage Inspectorate Victoria with functions and powers to..