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PARLIAMENT

Constituency Question: Live Music Venues

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is to the Minister for Creative Industries, and I ask: will the minister establish a support fund for live music venues so live music venues in the Prahran electorate can survive this pandemic? Live music venues—the clubs and pubs in the Prahran electorate around the...

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Members Statement: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander incarceration

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): Black lives matter, Indigenous lives matter, and I acknowledge in speaking on this issue there is actually no Indigenous person in this place to do the same. The murder of George Floyd, an African-American man, by a police officer in Minneapolis, USA, has turned the world’s attention...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Regulation of Student Accommodation) Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Victorian Greens to speak to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Regulation of Student Accommodation) Bill 2020. This bill is bringing school boarding premises under the remit of the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA), ensuring that boarding schools must comply with...

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Question on Notice: Bangs Street redevelopment:

QUESTION ON NOTICE — Mr Hibbins to ask the Minister for Housing —    In regards to the Bangs Street, Prahran, redevelopment:   (1) When will the plans be released for local residents and members of the public to view and consider.   (2) When will construction begin.   (3)...

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Second Reading: Retails Leases Amendment Bill 2019

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak to the Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2020. I will speak briefly on it and I will just go to what is in the bill, which is confirming the current practice of landlords passing on the cost of repairs,...

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Adjournment Matter Student Resources

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is for the minister to allow every Victorian school student who has received a laptop or tablet from the state government to learn from home to keep them. I commend the government for providing...

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Second Reading Speech Wage Theft Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Greens to speak in support of the Wage Theft Bill 2020. This bill is criminalising wage theft, the act of failing to pay or deliberately underpaying workers wages or the other entitlements, like leave, allowances and superannuation that they are entitled to....

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Question on Notice: Upgrade South Yarra Station

Question on Notice: Mr. Hibbins to ask the Minister for Transport Infrastructure In regards to the upgrade of South Yarra Station: (1) What is the latest information on the upgrade on the South Yarra station? (2) When will the works under planning permit 0483/19, which was approved in July 2019, commence?...

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North East Link Bill 2020: Second Reading

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the North East Link Bill 2020. This bill will establish the North East Link tolling corporation; provide for the imposition, collection and enforcement of tolls; and provide for the tabling and amendment of the North East Link tolling agreement....

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PUBLIC ACCOUNTS AND ESTIMATES COMMITTEE: Report on the 2019–20 Budget Estimates

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee report into the budget estimates 2019–20. Within those budget estimates it did provide for a $1.8 billion so-called efficiency dividend, which we know will be cuts to the public service. The budget outlined these whole-of-government efficiencies of $201.3 million...

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