Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (18:08): I stand to speak on the Renewable Energy (Investment and Jobs) Amendment Bill 2019, and I do so with the pride of understanding how important this legislation is, as we as a government are delivering on our promise to increase..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:49): (1041) My constituency question is to the Minister for Youth Justice, and I ask: what is the Andrews Labor government doing to support our youth justice workers? Recently I was approached by a constituent whose son works in a youth..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (16:40): I rise to also speak on the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2019. The main purpose of this bill before us, as everyone has stated, is to introduce a ban on lightweight single-use plastic shopping bags. It is good to see..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:28): It would seem that it is anniversary season in Mount Waverley district. Firstly, I would like to start off with my congratulations to Janice and Norman Parsons, who are celebrating 60 years of marriage on 15 August. Norm and Jan..
It was great to have the Premier out to the Mount Waverley district in April to visit the Glenallen School. Glenallen, under the guidance of principal Michael Cole, caters to students with a wide range of intellectual and physical abilities. Michael toured the Premier and..
My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC, and the action I seek is for the minister to visit my electorate of Mount Waverley to see the condition of our roads and view the progress of..
I am delighted to speak on the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Amendment Bill 2019. As some of you in this place may know, in my previous career I was a small business owner, also a member of the Labor party—go figure—and also an IT..
My constituency question is to the Minister for Mental Health, and I ask: how is the Andrews government supporting people in my electorate who live with acute mental illness? I have been contacted by a family in Mount Waverley who are very familiar with our..
MOUNT WAVERLEY RESERVE MASTER PLAN I am very happy to share that the Andrews Labor government is fulfilling another election commitment by providing $150 000 to fund the master plan for the redevelopment of Mount Waverley Reserve. The master plan will greatly benefit the three..
HINDI NIKETAN Last month I was invited by the president of Hindi Niketan, Dr Rahul Gupta, to attend their annual VCE Hindi awards presentation night. Hindi Niketan is one of the oldest Indian community organisations in Victoria and has been serving the community for more..
The matter I wish to raise is for the attention of the Minister for Education and concerns Brentwood Secondary College. The action I seek is that the minister join me in visiting the school to meet with the principal, John Ballagh. The Andrews Labor government..
DANNY AND CHRISTINA WARD I wish to inform the house that Danny and Christina Ward will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on 1 June this year. In 1959 Danny and Christina were married in Bangor, Northern Ireland, and moved to Melbourne, where they made a new home..
With a heavy heart I rise today to support the Premier’s condolence motion on the horrific terror attacks on Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. I express my sincerest condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, both here and there, as they grieve the loss of..
My constituency question is to the Minister for Roads in the other place, and I ask: what are we doing to support cyclists in my electorate travelling from Syndal to Monash University? Work is currently underway on a user-operated pedestrian crossing on Waverley Road, which..
JACK ROZINSZKY I rise to extend my congratulations to an aspirational local business, the Melbourne Taekwondo Centre (MTC), and its legendary owner, Grand Master Jack Rozinszky, and congratulate Mr Rozinszky on receiving his 9th dan black belt from both Jidokwan and Kukkiwon, the latter of..
CLIVE AND GLYNIS WINDLEY I would like to highlight 15 March this year as a special day for Mount Waverley’s own Clive and Glynis Windley. They will be celebrating their golden wedding anniversary next Friday. Clive spent his working life at the Age newspaper, following in the footsteps..