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Adjournment Matter: Prahran Arts and Education Precinct

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Training and Skills. The action I seek is for the government’s support in the development and the realisation of a Prahran arts and education precinct at the Prahran TAFE campus. The Prahran TAFE campus is an asset with incredible...

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Matter of Public Importance: Victoria’s Big Build

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the matter of public importance put forward by the member for Eltham in regard to the government’s investment in transport infrastructure. Look, certainly credit where credit is due: the approach of this government when it comes to investment in transport infrastructure certainly...

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Constituency Question: Support for Kinders

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is for the Minister for Early Childhood. Can the minister outline what actions the government will take to support quality not-for-profit kinders in the Prahran electorate that are facing significant financial shortfalls if they participate in the government’s free kinder scheme? The government’s free...

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Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Miscellaneous) Bill 2020, which is a bill that makes a number of amendments to the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 relating to the powers and functions of the Victorian Institute of Teaching. These include increasing the duties and...

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Members Statement: Duck Hunting

Mr HIBBINS: The state government will soon decide on whether to proceed with this year’s duck shooting season. If you ask me, killing and maiming native animals for sport should not go ahead this year. It should be banned outright, just like in WA, New South Wales and Queensland.

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Members Statement: President Biden Climate and Justice Policies

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): Joe Biden’s recent election was a welcome rejection of Trumpism in the United States, which unfortunately has become a feature of politics here at home, but what has also been welcome is the steps he has taken to address climate change and justice in the US. I thought...

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Question without Notice: Electric Vehicles

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The latest Victorian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report, released in December last year, found that transport had Victoria’s largest growth as a source of emissions, now accounts for a fifth of our state’s entire emissions and...

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Change or Suppression Conversions Practices Prohibition Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Victorian Greens to speak in support of the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020. I will start by acknowledging the survivors of this harmful, insidious practice and also those who did not survive this incredibly damaging practice and this ideology that...

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Members statements: COVID-19 Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to thank everyone in our community in the Prahran electorate for their efforts this year. Whether you have been essential workers on the front lines in health care and social services, our awesome teachers and childcare workers, delivery drivers and retail workers who have been serving us...

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Constituency questions: Housing in Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is to the Minister for Housing, and I ask: will any of the funding for housing initiatives in this year’s budget be expended within the Prahran electorate, and if so, where, when and how many units? I was certainly pleased to see the state...

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