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Constituency question: Mental health staffing for Alfred Hospital

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran)  My constituency question is to the Minister for Mental Health. And I ask: what is the government doing to address the severe understaffing at mental health wards at Alfred Health? As HACSU recently stated, understaffing has resulted in unsafe working conditions, poor outcomes for consumers, workers, and...

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Members statements: Eviction Moratorium

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) I again urge the state government to reinstate the moratorium on evictions for renters. Every other state in lockdown and South Australia has the ban in place. The government’s scheme will still leave people without support and facing eviction. Especially tenants whose landlords refuse to negotiate a...

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Questions with Notice: Extremism

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Premier. Far-right nationalist groups andanti-vaccine misinformation groups are a threat to the harmony, the health and the safety of our diverseVictorian community. I ask: what action is the government taking to counter these movements andtheir influence in Victoria? Mr ANDREWS (Mulgrave—Premier)...

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Adjournment: Rental Eviction Morotorium

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs. The action I seek is for the minister to reinstate the moratorium on evictions for renters who can’t pay the rent due to COVID-19. The rent relief scheme announced by the government recently is too narrow, and...

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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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Question without Notice: Water Safety

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is for the Minister for Community Sport. Victorianchildren have now missed out on the best part of two years’ swimming lessons. Last summerdrownings and water rescues increased dramatically, and when we eventually come out of lockdownwe are facing another dangerous summer at our beaches...

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Members Statement: Prahran Climate Emergency Declaration

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) 1177 locals have signed the Prahran climate emergency declaration. I want to say thank you. I’m taking your voice to Parliament. The declaration is about demanding stronger action on climate change from our governments. We are in a climate emergency. We are already experiencing the effects of...

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Constituency question: Future of the Prahran TAFE campus

My question is for the Minister for Training and Skills. I ask: what is the latest information on the future of the Prahran TAFE campus? For the past year I’ve been meeting with campus tenants, community leaders and government departments to discuss the future of the Prahran TAFE campus. It’s...

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Adjournment: Victorians stuck in NSW

My adjournment is for the Minister for Health and the action I seek is for the minister to allow Victorians who are stuck in NSW to return home. Many Victorians, including Prahran residents, have been inadvertently stuck in NSW and need to get home. Many are still paying rent in...

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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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