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PARLIAMENT

Apology for Historic Gay Convictions

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise as the Victorian Greens LGBTI spokesperson to support this motion and to support this parliamentary apology for laws that criminalised homosexuality and for the harms they caused. Laws that target or discriminate against LGBTI communities and individuals have no place in Victoria. In Victoria laws that criminalised...

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Members Statement: Art Town

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — Along with local residents, I recently joined the Art Town walk put on by the Chapel Street Precinct. Attendees were treated to a showcase of artists using Chapel Street as an inspirational canvas. The final results were impressive at the Art Town awards night at Chapel off Chapel with...

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MEMBERS STATEMENT: South Yarra Station

Mr HIBBINS — In last night's federal budget no funds were provided for South Yarra station. In question time in the Legislative Council the government confirmed that the federal government has not sought to include South Yarra station in the Melbourne Metro rail project. South Yarra residents have been left swinging in...

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Motion: Parliamentary Apology

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the motion for the suspension of standing orders for a parliamentary apology for the laws criminalising homosexuality. I welcome the changes to this motion, which will allow not only the Premier and the Leader of the Opposition but also the Minister for Equality and...

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Questions Without Notice - Social housing advocacy and support program

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the — — Honourable members interjecting. The SPEAKER — Order! The member for Prahran is entitled to silence. All members will allow the member to ask a question in silence. Mr HIBBINS — Thank you, Speaker. My question is to the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing and is regarding the social...

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Victorian Budget Reply 2016

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to give the budget reply on behalf of the Victorian Greens and the residents of Prahran and not only to give our response to the state government's budget but also to outline our vision and our plan for Victoria. Victoria really is a great place to call...

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Pigeons

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, who I note is in the chamber tonight. The action I seek is that the minister invest in measures to prevent pigeon infestation at public housing estates in the Prahran electorate.

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Question Without Notice: Egg Production Standards

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, and I refer to the reforms agreed to by the Victorian government at the recent Council of Australian Governments meeting of consumer affairs ministers regarding free-range egg standards. Given that the CSIRO model...

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Constituency Question: Prahran High School

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — (Question 7079) I recently asked Prahran residents what constituency question they would like me to ask in Parliament. Unsurprisingly the most popular topic for questions was regarding the new Prahran state secondary school. On behalf of Katie, Justin, Carissa, Katie, Tina, Kim, Morag, Geraldine and Helen, I ask the Minister...

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MEMBERS STATEMENT: Stonnington Russian Seniors Group

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I was recently hosted by the Stonnington Russian Seniors Group at the Horace Petty public housing estate in South Yarra. The Prahran electorate has a strong Russian community, many members of which migrated to Australia during the 1970s and in the years after. We shared a meal and discussed...

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