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Adjournment Matter: Windsor Station & Australian Timetable Association

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure as the minister I believe is responsible for VicTrack, and the action I seek is for the minister to work with VicTrack and the Australian Timetable Association to facilitate their tenancy of the vacant Windsor station building. Having...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Protection of School Communities) Bill 2021. This bill amends the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 in an effort to address the risks of occupational violence and aggression directed towards school staff from adult members of the school community,...

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Members Statement: Wage Growth

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to draw the house’s attention to the need for higher wages, particularly for our essential workers who are continuing to work on site during lockdown. We all say thanks to them, but now it is time to demonstrate thanks with higher wages and secure jobs....

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Constituency question: Amendment C313

Mr HIBBINS: My constituency question is for the Minister for Planning, and I ask: will the minister respect our community’s wishes on amendment C313ston, which would allow for the granting of a rejected planning application at 196–206 High Street, Windsor. The community have had their say. They are opposed to this...

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Members Statement: Chapel Street–Toorak Road Tram Stop

Mr HIBBINS: It should not be a surprise to anyone in the Prahran community that the tram stop at the intersection of Chapel Street and Toorak Road was listed today in the Herald Sun as one of the most dangerous tram stops. There are frequent near misses. It needs to...

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Members Statement: Prahran Cricket Club

Mr HIBBINS: I want to congratulate the Prahran Cricket Club on winning the Premier cricket premiership, their first premiership in around 36 years. It was a dominant display at the Junction Oval from the True Blues, winning by 24 runs over Dandenong, with a century by Damon Egan and four wickets by...

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Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran):  I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the Transport Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill 2021. It is always good to be up and speaking on transport bills and bills that relate to my portfolio area of transport. Now, this is an omnibus bill that makes a...

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Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021

Mr Hibbins (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf the Greens to the Zero and Low Emission Vehicle Distance-based Charge Bill 2021, a bill that will put a standalone tax on electric vehicles, a bill that is coming at a time when we are facing a climate crisis; when transport is...

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Members Statement: Urban Environment

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to urge the state government to improve and consider our urban environment. I cite two examples where I recently met with residents where this needs to happen. Firstly, the Queens Way retaining walls, which were once porous green walls, have now been completely concreted over, with...

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Question without Notice: Gas Imports

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Minister, whilst last sitting week this house supported the ban on gas fracking in Victoria’s constitution, there are still currently plans for two gas import terminals in Victoria—in Western Port and Geelong. Can the minister...

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