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Members Statement: Guarding the Galilee

Mr HIBBINS — I attended a screening of Guarding the Galilee, which is a 30-minute documentary on the battle to stop the biggest coal mine in Australian history, the Adani Carmichael project. The documentary was by the Stonnington Climate Action Network and the Australian Conservation Foundation.

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Constituency Question: South Yarra Road Safety

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 651) My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: what is the minister going to do to make the intersection of Yarra Street and Toorak Road, South Yarra, safe for pedestrians?

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Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Greens amendments to the Family Violence Protection Amendment Bill 2017. These are commonsense amendments put forward by the Greens spokesperson for women in the other place, Nina Springle. These enshrine in legislation a review of section 31(3) of that act, which is being changed...

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Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens on the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) Amendment (Latrobe Valley Mine Rehabilitation Commissioner) Bill 2017. This bill creates a Latrobe Valley mine rehabilitation commissioner. It outlines that commissioner's functions, which are to plan for the rehabilitation of coalmine land and...

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Constituency Question: changing the phasing of the traffic lights at the Chapel Street and Dandenong Road intersection

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 528) My question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: will the minister change the phasing of the traffic lights at the Chapel Street and Dandenong Road intersection to assist both pedestrians and vehicles doing a U-turn in the absence of the Hornby...

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State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I am going to support the amendment by the opposition in this instance to debate the establishment of a select committee before moving to the budget. The Greens have put forward their preference for this matter to be sent to the Privileges Committee for further investigation and for...

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Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Order) Bill 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on behalf of the Greens on the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Order) Bill 2017. This bill gives the police powers to direct people wearing masks in certain circumstances to leave a designated area; introduces new public order offences to replace the existing common-law and...

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South Yarra Station: Invitation to the Minister

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (12 538) My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is that the minister go to South Yarra railway station in the morning peak and witness the congestion firsthand. The minister will be able to see the crowded single entrance on Toorak...

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Victorian Budget Reply 2017

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the budget on behalf of the Victorian Greens. It is unfortunate that this budget has been handed down under a cloud — over this government and over this Parliament — because of this government's failure to do what is necessary and what is right about the rorting of...

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CONSTITUENCY QUESTION: Prahran High School Enrolments

Mr Hibbins to ask the Minister for Education —  My constituency question is to the Minister for Education, and I ask: what is the latest information on the new Prahran High School? Many constituents have expressed to me that they are impressed with the recently released designs for the new school, which will...

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