GREENS CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO COMMIT TO 50 NEW TRAMS FOR MELBOURNE
MEDIA RELEASEThursday, April 23rd 2015 Victorian Greens MPs, Sam Hibbins MLA, Nina Springle MLC, and Samantha Dunn MLC gathered at Dandenong’s Bombardier factory today, to call on the government to commit to ordering an additional 50 trams as part of their contract options with Bombardier.
TIME TO ABANDON FAILED VET MARKETISATION POLICY
MEDIA RELEASEFriday, April 17th 2015 Coalition must now abandon failed VET marketisation policy. Sam Hibbins, Greens spokesperson for TAFE & Training says it is time to stop forcing TAFE institutes to compete against private operators for government funding.
Second Reading: Domestic Animals Amendment Bill 2015
Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Domestic Animals Amendment Bill 2015. Taking this bill at face value, it places a one-year moratorium on the destruction of restricted breed dogs whilst a parliamentary inquiry into restricted breed legislation takes place. In previous debates regarding this matter — on previous bills and motions — the Greens have supported a review of how we can best prevent dog attacks. It is on that basis that we will be supporting this bill.