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Site Map of Lucas Primary School (interim name)

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..

Her Majesty’s Theatre

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…

Wendouree Roads: 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 Matter

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 Debate

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..

Mount Rowan Secondary College: Constituency Question

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 2019 State Budget delivers for Ballarat

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 while we have maintained..

Plate Up Ballarat

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..

Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019

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..

Anniversary of the Delacombe trench collapse tragedy

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..

Ballarat Cycle Classic and Jekyll and Hyde

I 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..

Government Performance – Matter of Public Importance

The Andrews Labor Government is creating jobs, delivering world class health care, investing in schools and infrastructure, and supporting first home buyers with stamp duty relief. It is what good governments do. I was pleased to speak in the Parliament about our economic management and..

Walking off the War Within

I am proud to support Walking Off the War Within, an annual event to raise awareness of depression, PTSD and suicide.     Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (09:58:31): I rise to draw attention to Walking off the War Within, an annual Ballarat community event to raise..

First Speech

Ms ADDISON (Wendouree) (17:03:17): I acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which we meet, the Wurundjeri people. I would also like to acknowledge the Wathaurong people, the traditional owners of the land of the Wendouree electorate, and pay my respects to elders past,..