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members statement: Idahobit

Mr HIBBINS — International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was a day to reaffirm our commitment to stand up against discrimination and hate and support love and equality. I joined Senator Janet Rice, the Greens federal LGBTI spokesperson, and members of the Queer Greens for a discussion about the issues facing...


Question without notice: Disability Housing

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing. Minister, last week members of the Health and Community Services Union rallied at Parliament to oppose the privatisation of disability group homes. At the last election Labor promised it would not privatise public disability services. Can you explain...



Manchester terrorist attack

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) (By leave) — I rise to express my condolences for the lives lost in the terrorist attack in Manchester. Manchester is one of the few cities outside Melbourne that I have been lucky enough to live in and call home, and while my time there was relatively short, it is...


City of Greater Geelong Amendment Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the City of Greater Geelong Amendment Bill 2017. It is always good to see a lot of passion in the chamber about local government. Certainly the Greens and I are very passionate about local government and are very big supporters of the local government...



Route 58 Tram Stop

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 689) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for minister to fix the tram stop at the corner of Chapel Street and Toorak Road, stop 128 on route 58 outbound. This stop is notoriously unsafe for commuters getting off at this stop...


Members Statement: Prahran Football Club

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I recently attended the 80-year university of the Prahran football club's first premiership, where in 1937 they defeated Brunswick by two points in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) grand final in front of 10 000 people at Toorak Park. It was great to hear club legends Jack Morgans and Charlie...



Members Statement: Guarding the Galilee

Mr HIBBINS — I attended a screening of Guarding the Galilee, which is a 30-minute documentary on the battle to stop the biggest coal mine in Australian history, the Adani Carmichael project. The documentary was by the Stonnington Climate Action Network and the Australian Conservation Foundation.


Constituency Question: South Yarra Road Safety

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 651) My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: what is the minister going to do to make the intersection of Yarra Street and Toorak Road, South Yarra, safe for pedestrians?



Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Greens amendments to the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017. These are commonsense amendments put forward by the Greens spokesperson for women in the other place, Nina Springle. These enshrine in legislation a review of section 31(3) of that act, which is being changed...


Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens on the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment (Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner) Bill 2017. This bill creates a Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation commissioner. It outlines that commissioner's functions, which are to plan for the rehabilitation of coalmine land and...



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