Parliament

GAMBLING REGULATION AMENDMENT (WAGERING AND BETTING TAX) BILL 2021

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (16:52): I also rise to speak on the Gambling Regulation Amendment (Wagering and Betting Tax) Bill 2021. I thank all previous members for their contributions. It is wonderful to see that the opposition will not be opposing this bill and that we..

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..

Members Statement-Mount Waverley Primary School and Holmesglen Tafe

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (10:05): I rise to recognise the incredible work being done by the students and teachers at Mount Waverley Primary School, who are waging a war on waste and leading the way in sustainability and recycling within both their school and our..

Bill- ZERO AND LOW EMISSION VEHICLE DISTANCE-BASED CHARGE BILL 2021

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:07): I rise gladly to speak on the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021, and I would just like to start by referring to something my colleague the member for Burwood was pointing out. He made a fantastic argument..

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..

16th March 2021 INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LEGISLATION AMENDMENT BILL 2021

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:39:339:): I rise to also put forward my contribution on the Industrial Relations Amendment Bill 2021, and I thank the Treasurer in his capacity as the Minister for Industrial Relations for bringing this bill before us because it does go to..

ADJOURNMENT – ROYAL COMMISSION INTO VICTORIA’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:29):  My adjournment matter this evening is for the Deputy Premier in his capacity as the Minister for Mental Health, and I ask him to update the house on how the Andrews Labor government will be assisting people in the Mount Waverley..

Matter of Public Importance-VICTORIA’S BIG BUILD

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:34): It is my pleasure to rise to speak on the matter of public importance today. It is incredibly important for the people of Victoria. I noticed the member for Ferntree Gully did start his contribution by saying that this is not..

ADJOURNMENT – SOUTH EAST VOLUNTEERS

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:03): My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and the action I seek is for the minister to update the house as to how the Andrews government is supporting the work of volunteer organisations in..

MEMBERS STATEMENT – NORM AND TOPSY GIBBS

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (09:55): I rise to congratulate two very much loved members of my community, Norm and Topsy Gibbs, who yesterday reached the milestone of a 70th wedding anniversary. Would you believe that? And a big clap for them. It is a fabulous achievement by..

Business of the House-Program

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:15): Thank you, Deputy Speaker, and can I also add my congratulations on your birthday. I would sing but I will not, because I will do you all a favour. What a great government business program we have, and isn’t it fantastic..

MEMBERS STATEMENT – MARJORIE WALKER

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:58): I rise with a somewhat sombre tone to recognise, acknowledge and celebrate the life of an exceptional and much-loved Mount Waverley district community member, Marjorie Walker. Marj was an active member of our community, an inspiring arts educator, a treasured..

CONSTITUENCY QUESTION – MOUNT WAVERLEY NORTH PRIMARY SCHOOL PLAY SPACE

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:51): My constituency question today is for the Minister for Education, and my question is: what is the status of the inclusive outdoor accessible play space project at Mount Waverley North Primary School? This is a cracker of a school. In..