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Question on Notice: Hawskburn and Toorak stations

Mr Hibbins to ask the Minister for Public Transport — With reference to proposed rail service increases for Hawksburn and Toorak Stations: (1)    What are the details of the service increases. (2)    When will increases come into effect. (3)    Will the Minister monitor patronage at Hawksburn and Toorak Stations to ensure service levels are adequate.

Second Reading: Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2015

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Justice Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. This is an omnibus bill that amends a number of pieces of legislation relevant to the Victorian justice system.

Question on Notice: Second entrance for Prahran station

Mr HIBBINS to ask the Minister for Public Transport — With reference to the Government's election commitment of a second entrance and two extra Myki readers at Prahran Station: (1)    What are the details of the proposed works. (2)    When will the works be completed. (3)    What is the total budget for the works.  

Question on Notice: public transport concessions for post graduates

Mr HIBBINS to ask the Minister for Public Transport — Will the Minister expand eligibility for public transport concession fares to post-graduate and international students.

Question without Notice: western distributor

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the Premier. It is in regard to the western distributor toll road. The Premier has already said, 'This is an outstanding proposal'. He has already said, 'this project is exactly the sort of project Tony Abbott would want to partner with us on'. Is stage 3 of the market-led proposal guidelines a genuine assessment or just a rubber stamp?

Second Reading: Crimes Amendment (Repeal of Section 19A) Bill 2015

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Crimes Amendment (Repeal of Section 19A) Bill 2015, which the Greens welcome into this house. This bill seeks to repeal section 19A of the Crimes Act 1958, which was brought in in 1993 and which makes it an offence to intentionally infect another person with HIV. 

Adjournment Matter raised for South Yarra Station

I raised an Adjournment Matter regarding South Yarra Station in Parliament on 14 April.

Response from Education Minister received

I have received a response from the Education Minister to the adjournment matter I raised in February regarding the school.

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.

Answer to 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.