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Point of Order: Prahran Secondary School 19 March

Mr Hibbins — On a point of order, Deputy Speaker, I draw your attention to the failure of the Minister for Education to respond to an adjournment matter I raised in this place on 12 February regarding the proposed state secondary school in Prahran. Sessional orders require the minister to respond in writing to adjournment matters within 30 days, so I would appreciate your writing to the minister to seek a response to that adjournment matter.

Constituency question: Prahran Mission drop in centre

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (Question 109) My question is to the Minister for Mental Health. The Prahran Mission drop-in centre in Chapel Street, Prahran, was forced to close after the previous government cut funding to non-clinical community-based mental health services. 

Member statement: Great Forest National Park

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I recently travelled to Victoria's native forests of the Yarra Ranges and Central Highlands, the source of Prahran's drinking water and the Yarra River and home of the Leadbeater's possum, Victoria's faunal emblem.

Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Child Safe Schools) Bill 2015

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — It is with a sense of great responsibility that I speak for the Greens on the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Child Safe Schools) Bill 2015. This bill represents one of the final steps in enacting the recommendations of the Family and Community Development Committee report entitled Betrayal of Trust — Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations.