Parliament

Second Reading-BUILDING AMENDMENT (CLADDING RECTIFICATION) BILL 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (17:41:55): I rise to also speak on the Building Amendment (Cladding Rectification) Bill 2019. I thank previous members for their contributions, especially the member for Geelong and of course the member for Mordialloc, who did us the service of providing a..

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..

MEMBER-STATEMENTS-MICHELE AND FILOMENA GIULIANI

Mr  FREGON (Mount Waverley) (14:08:29): I would like to inform the house of the 70th wedding anniversary of Michele and Filomena Giuliani. Michele migrated to Australia from Italy in 1951, and a year later his wife, Filomena, joined him in Australia with their firstborn daughter…

CHILDREN’S SERVICES AMENDMENT BILL 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:34:38): What serendipity it is to have the Parliamentary Secretary for Schools sitting there as we talk about this sensational bill—the Children’s Services Amendment Bill 2019. I would like to start by giving a big special thanks to the Deputy Premier..

Second Reading-Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:29:36): I rise with great delight to speak on the Consumer Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. I would like to thank the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation for all the work that has been done in bringing forth these..

Mount Waverley Electorate Sporting Clubs

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:20:16): (1276) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events, and the action I seek is for the minister to update the house on what the Andrews Labor government is doing to support our local sports..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-SUPPORTING YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH

Mr FREGON: On another matter, last week I had the honour of representing the Minister for Suburban Development at the opening of another fantastic Victorian government Pick My Project initiative, Supporting Youth Mental Health. The project was granted $200 000 in funding to provide mental..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-MONASH MEN’S SHED

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:22:52): It was great to get down to my local Monash Men’s Shed alongside Monash deputy mayor Cr Brian Little and men’s shed president Greg Male to help open their newly refurbished hall. The Victorian government is a proud supporter of..

Constituency Question- Small Business

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:35:30): (1204) My question is addressed to the Minister for Small Business in the other place, and I ask: how will my constituents of Mount Waverley district benefit from the focus and support that the Andrews Labor government is providing our..

Second Reading- Dangerous Goods Amendment (Penalty Reform) Bill 2019

FREGON (Mount Waverley) (15:14:11): I rise happily to speak on the Dangerous Goods Amendment (Penalty Reform) Bill 2019. I would like to start by firstly thanking the Attorney-General and obviously the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change for her work on this bill as..

MEMBERS STATEMENT-CLIFFORD BAKER

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (13:41:51): I rise to mark the passing of a remarkable member of the Mount Waverley community, Mr Clifford Aubrey Baker, AM. Cliff passed away on 13 August at the age of 91 years. Using his skills and experience as a civil..

Constituency Question-Family Violence

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (12:44:13): (1112) My question is to the Minister for Prevention of Family Violence, and I ask: what is the Andrews government doing for my constituents of Mount Waverley district who are experiencing family violence? Recently I sat down with Monash council..

Holmesglen Education First Youth Foyer

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:06:57): (1124) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Housing. The action I seek is for the minister to visit my electorate of Mount Waverley to see the Education First Youth Foyer based at the Holmesglen institute’s Waverley campus. The..

Adjournment- Wavlink Neighborhood House

Mr FREGON (Mount Waverley) (19:12:07): (1079) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers, and the action I seek is for the minister to visit WavLink neighbourhood house in my electorate of Mount Waverley district to discuss how the government is..