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Budget Reply 2019-2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Greens to respond to the budget. This budget really is the Premier’s and the government’s missed moment, their missed moment to hand down a budget that would put our climate and our environment at its heart. It is not a budget that...


Constituency questions: South Yarra Station Draft Masterplan

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My constituency question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, and I ask again: what is the latest information and time line on the South Yarra station upgrade and master plan? In response to my previous question the minister stated that work would commence this year and...



Metropolitan train and tram services

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport. The action I seek is for the minister to run metropolitan trains and trams at least every 10 minutes from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m., seven days a week. That would create turn-up-and-go train and tram...


Member Statement: Waste & Recycling Management

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) – I rise to express my disappointment in the failure of the government to use the budget to fix the waste crisis. This is what the government could do now: stand up to Coca-Cola and the beverage industry and implement a container deposit scheme, which has the overwhelming...



Native Forest Logging

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) In November 2016 members of the Forestry Industry Taskforce wrote to the Premier stating a desire to work with the Premier and the government. However, the Premier, I am led to believe, never responded. Isn’t it true that the taskforce did reach consensus and did want to...


Constituency question: Bike Safety

Mr HIBBINS(Prahran) - My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads, and the question I ask is: what is the latest information on the St Kilda Road safe bike lanes? This has been project I and many others have been advocating for, and certainly I welcome the funds for the...



Members Statement: Transport Infrastructure

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak in support of a number of councils and communities that are pushing for sustainable transport projects and policies in their areas. We have got the City of Melbourne and its necessary plans to pedestrianise Elizabeth Street and other parts of the CBD, building...


Members Statement: Budget for Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on the last sitting day before the budget to put on the record what we would like to see and some of the things that would be of benefit to the Prahran electorate. Firstly, I would urge the government to make good on their promises at...



Adjournment: Climate and Environment Budget

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My adjournment matter is for the Treasurer, and the action I seek is to make the upcoming state budget a multibillion-dollar climate and environment budget: to plan to stop burning coal and gas by 2030; to end the waste crisis; and to protect and restore our natural...


Question without Notice: Coal Fired Power Stations

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Premier. Premier, half of Victoria’s greenhouse gas emissions come from our coal-fired power stations, which means if you do not have a plan for coal, you do not have a serious plan for climate change. Premier, why doesn’t your government have a...



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