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Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Bail Amendment (Stage One) Bill 2017. This bill aims to implement many of the recommendations of the Bail Review: First Advice to the Victorian Government. The review was conducted by the Honourable Paul Coghlan, QC, following the tragic events in January in Bourke Street. This...

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LGBTI homelessness

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 784) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Housing. The action I seek is for the minister to develop and implement an LGBTI homelessness action plan to address the high rates of LGBTI people who are homeless and improve their access to homelessness services. LGBTI communities are over-represented...

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Members Statement: Windsor Primary School and Windsor Community Children's Centre

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I recently attended a ceremony to commemorate the renaming of Windsor Primary School, which since 2001 has been known as Stonnington Primary School. Windsor primary is one of the oldest schools in the state and has been known by several names, so it is great to see them return...

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members Statement: Prahran Mission

Mr HIBBINS — I attended the launch of the Prahran Mission winter breakfast in support of the great work Prahran Mission does for those in need. At the breakfast we heard from a volunteer who detailed how the Voices Vic program for people who live with hearing voices had changed her life...

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members statement: Idahobit

Mr HIBBINS — International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia was a day to reaffirm our commitment to stand up against discrimination and hate and support love and equality. I joined Senator Janet Rice, the Greens federal LGBTI spokesperson, and members of the Queer Greens for a discussion about the issues facing...

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Question without notice: Disability Housing

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing. Minister, last week members of the Health and Community Services Union rallied at Parliament to oppose the privatisation of disability group homes. At the last election Labor promised it would not privatise public disability services. Can you explain...

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Manchester terrorist attack

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) (By leave) — I rise to express my condolences for the lives lost in the terrorist attack in Manchester. Manchester is one of the few cities outside Melbourne that I have been lucky enough to live in and call home, and while my time there was relatively short, it is...

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City of Greater Geelong Amendment Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the City of Greater Geelong Amendment Bill 2017. It is always good to see a lot of passion in the chamber about local government. Certainly the Greens and I are very passionate about local government and are very big supporters of the local government...

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Route 58 Tram Stop

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 689) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for minister to fix the tram stop at the corner of Chapel Street and Toorak Road, stop 128 on route 58 outbound. This stop is notoriously unsafe for commuters getting off at this stop...

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Members Statement: Prahran Football Club

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I recently attended the 80-year university of the Prahran football club's first premiership, where in 1937 they defeated Brunswick by two points in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) grand final in front of 10 000 people at Toorak Park. It was great to hear club legends Jack Morgans and Charlie...

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