NEWS AND MEDIA

Second Reading-GENDER EQUALITY BILL 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (16:00): I rise also, as have many of my colleagues, to speak on the Gender Equality Bill 2019. Firstly, I would like to thank the minister at the table for her tireless advocacy for women’s rights and equality. This bill is..

Constituency Question- Music Industry

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (11:39): (1830) My question is for the Minister for Creative Industries, and I ask: what is the Andrews government doing to continue to grow and encourage our local musicians and artists in the Mount Waverley district? I am very pleased to..

Adjournment-BRENTWOOD SECONDARY COLLEGE

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:14): (1842) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is for the minister to update the house on the progress on the Brentwood Secondary College upgrade. I was very pleased, as I..

LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:21:32): I rise to speak, as everyone else has, on the Local Government Bill 2019. I am looking forward to some very good contributions for the rest of the day. I know the member for Bayswater is champing at the bit..

Constituency Question-Myki Touch

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (11:41:12): (1770) My question is for the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: what is the status of the rollout of the new fast Myki touch machines for my constituents of Mount Waverley district? The next-generation Myki readers scan cards..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-GOVERNMENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:06:10): November is Ausmusic Month, and with that in mind, at early voting in 2018 there were a whole heap of people wondering if they were ever going to see my face again. No secrets come election day, and the results..

MOUNT WAVERLEY NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:04:59): (1633) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education. The action I seek is for the minister to provide funding for Mount Waverley North Primary School in my electorate, which has applied for a new covered and resurfaced outdoor..

Second Reading-TRANSPORT LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2019

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:19:24): I rise to speak on the Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. Firstly, I would like to thank the Minister for Transport Infrastructure for her work and her office’s work, and also the work of the departments that are involved in this..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-BATTLE OF THE FREEWAY BOWLS COMPETITION

Mr FREGON: On another matter, I would like to give a shout-out to the member for Oakleigh for helping me co-host our inaugural Battle of the Freeway bowls competition. The sun shone down on the Parliament bowling green as each club set up for the..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-BRENTWOOD SECONDARY COLLEGE

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:18:29): Last month I was proud to join the Premier at Brentwood Secondary College, where we met with principal John Ballagh to view the location where our new VCE centre will be and hear the latest updates. I would like to..

GLEN WAVERLEY SOUTH PRIMARY SCHOOL

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:05:45): (1425) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health in the other place, and the action I seek is for the minister to provide funding to Glen Waverley South Primary School in my electorate, which has applied for a school..

JUSTICE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (CRIMINAL APPEALS) BILL 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:29:15): It is my pleasure to stand and speak a little bit on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Criminal Appeals) Bill 2019. I should probably start by acknowledging and showing our great thanks to the Attorney-General for her very dedicated work on..

Second Reading-Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:21:47): I rise to speak on the Justice Legislation Amendment (Serious Offenders and Other Matters) Bill 2019. I thank the previous members for their contributions, and I note the members for Broadmeadows and Bendigo West for their important comments, which I..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-DIWALI

Mr FREGON: On another matter, in the spirit of Diwali I say namaste, namaskar, kam cho, vanakkam and sat sri akaal. I rise to extend my best wishes to all celebrating Diwali. As the member for Mount Waverley I have the great privilege of representing..