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Adjournment: Public Sector Wage Gap

Mr HIBBINS : My adjournment matter is for the Treasurer, and the action I seek is for the Treasurer to abandon the government’s low 2 per cent public sector wage cap. This wage cap is suppressing wage growth across both the public and private sectors of our economy. This 2 per...


Question without Notice: Climate Emergency

Mr HIBBINS : My question is to the Premier. Premier, this week the federal Labor opposition supported a Greens motion to declare a climate emergency. They also proposed theirown motion to declare a climate emergency because, and I quote the shadow minister: … future generations deserve nothing less. Premier, will the...



Adjournment: Congestion Levy

Mr  HIBBINS :  My adjournment matter is for the Treasurer, and the action I seek is for the Treasurer to allocate every cent that is raised from the current congestion levy on parking to sustainable transport projects in the inner city. Unlocking the congestion levy would be a boon for the...


Members Statement: Windsor Primary School

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): Good local public schools are so essential to a livable community, so it was really pleasing to spend some time at Windsor Primary School as part of the principal for a day program and join principal Peter Seddon and meet some of the staff, including some student teachers,...



Members Statement: Melbourne Bike Share Scheme

Mr HIBBINS: I also wish to express my disappointment in the government’s decision to scrap the Melbourne Bike Share scheme. Almost every world-class city has a successful public bike share scheme. But Melbourne’s is half‑baked scheme never got the support it needed from government to work. It was almost as if...


Adjournment: North East Link

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, and the action I seek is for the minister to rethink the North East Link. Today on the steps of Parliament local residents spoke about the devastating impact that this toll road will have on their local...



Question with Notice: Climate Strike Demands

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Premier. Next week there will be another climate strike, again led by students striking from school. Whilst the Premier has stated his support for the striking students, his government has not given support to their demand of 100 per cent renewable energy...


Constituency question: Upgrade Tram Stop 128

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is to the Minister for Public Transport, and I ask: when will the minister fix the dangerous tram stop on the corner of Chapel Street and Toorak Road, stop 128 outbound on route 58? Commuters are frequently experiencing or witnessing near misses from vehicles not...



Constituency question: Bangs Street Redevelopment

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Minister for Housing, and I ask the minister: what is the latest information on the Bangs Street public housing estate redevelopment in the Prahran electorate? Many local residents in the area are concerned that the buildings are now sitting apparently vacant. People...


Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak on the Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019, which the Greens strongly support. This bill will set an additional target to the Victorian renewable energy target of 50 per cent by 2030. Before I move on, it is worth going into...



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