NEWS AND MEDIA

Member’s statement: First responders and Greg Dean

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (10:05): I rise to recognise and acknowledge the incredible work being done in the community by our first responders, our SES and their volunteers following our recent once-in-a-century severe weather event here in Victoria. The storms and flooding from 9 June resulted..

MUTUAL RECOGNITION (VICTORIA) AMENDMENT BILL 2021

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:54): I also rise to speak on the Mutual Recognition (Victoria) Amendment Bill 2021. It is great to hear about the aspects of this bill that will benefit the people of Tarneit from my colleague over there. Over on the eastern side..

Adjournment-Mount Waverley Reserve Master Plan

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:02): (5922) My adjournment item this evening is for the Minister for Community Sport, and I ask the minister to update the house on the progress of the Mount Waverley Reserve master plan project. In the lead-up to the 2018 election..

ENERGY LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (ENERGY FAIRNESS) BILL 2021

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:17): I rise also to speak on the Energy Legislation Amendment (Energy Fairness) Bill 2021. What a pleasure it is to follow the member for South Barwon, my whip colleague. It is a privilege to assist him in his duties in this noble..

Grievance Debate- Opposition Performance

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:46): Well, where do I start? I grieve also for the state of our opposition, but only so much so because my parents are lifelong conservative voters. Mr Rowswell: On a point of order, Acting Speaker, in relation to standing order 110,..

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:44): And yes, happy birthday. I rise to recognise the hard work being done by our healthcare workers to vaccinate Victorians at centres and hubs across our state. The COVID-19 vaccination program began in Victoria on 22 February. Since then we have..

Bill-Education and Training Amendment Bill

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:24): I rise also to speak on the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021. It is very pleasing to see that there seems to be agreeance throughout the whole chamber on this one, which is a good..

DIGITAL SKILLS AND JOBS PROGRAM

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (09:48): I rise to inform the house about the Andrew Labor government’s commitment to tech, innovation and jobs growth, particularly in the digital space, and how we are working with industry to identify the digital needs of the Victorian businesses in the..

PIPE TRAIL PEDESTRIAN CROSSING, GLEN WAVERLEY

MR FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:06): (5874) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. The action I seek is for the minister to join with me at Glendal Primary School in my patch to pass on the fantastic news..

Bus Route 733

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:28): (5860) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Public Transport. Recently I met with the Public and Active Transport Victoria group, who are very passionate about Melbourne’s public transport system and in particular our bus network. To..

Adjournment – Online gaming regulation

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:03): My adjournment item this evening is to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation. The action I seek is for the minister to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government can raise awareness of gambling-like gaming which..

MEMBERS STATEMENT – ONLINE GAMING REGULATION

  Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (09:45): I rise to highlight a little-known aspect of gaming—computer gaming, that is. Loot boxes, as they are called, are a collection of virtual items which may or may not assist with gameplay for players. Some games like FIFA, for..