Member Statement: Youth Parliament
I was fortunate enough to be Speaker for a session of the YMCA Victoria Youth Parliament, where I presided over a debate on a bill for increased opportunities for homeless youth.
Member Statement: Melbourne High School
I recently addressed the Melbourne High School Political Interest Group, where I shared my experiences as an MP and discussed the place of the Greens in the political landscape and the main issues facing the Prahran electorate and Victoria.
Member Statement: Prahran Electorate Netball
I attended the launch of the Prahran Assumption Football Club's new netball teams. The netball teams are part of the commitment of the Prahran football club's netball team, the Two Blues, to the wider community through the community sports program.
Second Reading: Crimes Amendment (Child Pornography and Other Matters) Bill 2015
Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Crimes Amendment (Child Pornography and Other Matters) Bill 2015. The Greens certainly support this bill, which will make it easier to prosecute and investigate online child pornography offences in Victoria.
Member Statement: Victorian Student Representative Council
I attended the Victorian Student Representative Council annual congress, where student representatives debated a number of issues that directly affect young people, including needs-based funding and mandatory student involvement in decision-making processes.
Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2015
Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2015. The Greens will be supporting this bill, which will amend the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 to extend the powers of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) in relation to the...
Question with notice: Gay conversion therapy
This week I called on the government to take action to stop gay conversion therapy.
Question without notice: Political donations 6 Aug
On 6 August I asked the Premier if he will commit to working with this parliament to reform Victoria's weak political donation laws.
Second Reading: Road Safety Amendment (private car parks) Bill 2015
Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Road Safety Amendment (Private Car Parks) Bill 2015, and what a good, common-sense reform it is. You know that something is a good, common-sense reform in this house when the Greens were the first to champion it.
Question on Notice: RTO and Vet funding
QUESTION ON NOTICE — Mr Hibbins to ask the Minister for Education for the Minister for Training and Skills — In 2014–15: (1) How many times has the Department of Education and Training undertaken an audit or review of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). (2) How many times was an RTO found to be in non-compliance...