NEWS AND MEDIA
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (10:01): I rise to recognise and acknowledge an exceptional Mount Waverley district community member, crossing supervisor and volunteer Anne Hamilton. For the past 36 years Anne has been a well-known fixture at Pinewood Primary School, working tirelessly as a lollipop lady to help..
Thursday, 19 November 2020 This year, Mount Waverley families have done an incredible job in supporting students to learn from home. As kids get back into the classroom, we want to make sure they have the fantastic new learning spaces they deserve. The Andrews Labor..
Mr FREGON: On a brighter note, I would also like to congratulate Avila College on receiving a $2 million grant from the Victorian Non-government Schools Capital Fund towards the building of their new Ballygriffin senior learning centre. This will be a fantastic project for the ladies of..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:11): I think the last thing I was saying on Tuesday evening was that as European cities grow older and older, more and more people rent and that becomes the norm, which is why our rental amendments are so important. It..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (09:59): I need to report that I have just been asked by the great people down at the Transport Workers Union if I will meet with Qantas workers on Monday afternoon regarding the 2500 positions that are about to be outsourced by Qantas…
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (18:53): I happily rise to speak on the Consumer and Other Acts Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2020. I do thank the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation for her considerable work on what is, as others have rightly said, a..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:49): Last year at this time I noticed that November is Australian Music Month, and in a year when we proudly passed what is now the Gender Equality Act 2020 I noticed that my contribution mentioned Boys in Town. This year we said goodbye to..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (16:35): I am very excited to speak on this bill today, the Marine Safety Amendment (Better Boating Fund) Bill 2020, and I do appreciate the vast array of experience of my colleagues and the opposition on this, because fishing and boating..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (09:43): If you ask any Melburnian what makes our city great, they will tell you it is our food, coffee, live music, festivals or theatre—it is our culture. But most importantly it is our multiculturalism and our people that make our..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (18:58): In the very brief time I have I just want to point out on this bill the importance of enabling the employment of our assessors. Our assessors turn up every year, both currently employed and retired educators, year after year..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:15): I am very happy to rise as we come to the close of the day to speak on the Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2020. This bill makes amendments to the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018 and the Retirement Villages Act..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:21): (4617) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that the minister write a letter to personally recognise and congratulate a stand-out student from the Mount Waverley district, Zian Shang. As..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (4516) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is for the minister to visit Jordanville railway station and join me to inspect upgrade works at the site. With funding allocated as part of Labor’s..
Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) As we continue to rise to the challenges that this year gives us, we continue to support our teachers, students and wider school communities. This year has meant adapting and finding innovative ways of educating our kids. Whilst we’re on..