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PARLIAMENT

Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak on the Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Suburban Rail Loop Authority as a statutory authority to plan and deliver both the Suburban Rail Loop—the tunnel and the trains and the stations and what have you—and...

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Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Bill 2021. This bill puts in place essentially the same scheme we had last year, with much of the detail not in the bill but actually left to regulations to support commercial tenants. It will run until January...

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Question without Notice: Rental Support

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation. Minister, many people who rent their home are still facing financial and housing insecurity due to the pandemic, yet the government has not provided any specific measures to support them during the latest two...

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Members Statement: Homelessness Week

Mr HIBBINS: This week is Homelessness Week, and a wealthy society like ours should not have people without safe, secure places to call home. Yes, we need to build more homes for people in need. Yes, we need to end unfair tax breaks that lock people out of home ownership....

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Members Statement: Prahran Climate Emergency

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I thank everyone in the Prahran community that has signed thePrahran climate emergency declaration so far. Our community’s voice is loud and clear. We are in aclimate emergency. We are already experiencing the devastating effects of climate change, and weneed our governments to go further and faster....

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Constituency Question: Windsor Station

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, and can I ask for further details on the budget item ‘planning for an upgrade of the Windsor station southern platform second entrance’, including the amount of funding, the extent of planning, the time lines and when any...

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Second Reading: Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens to the Education and Training Reform Amendment (Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership) Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership. Great teachers, quality teachers, are just so important to our...

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Members Statement: Precinct Revitalisation

Mr. Hibbins (Prahran): It was great to be back out in the Prahran electorate after lockdown visiting Prahran Market and the shops on Chapel Street and taking the kids to Grattan Gardens and Prahran Square, and I can tell you the streets are as vibrant as ever. Our local shopping...

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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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