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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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MEMBERS STATEMENT: Rugby Rainbow Round

Mr HIBBINS — I attended the opening of the Melbourne Chargers rugby season for the Rainbow Round at Orrong's Romanis Reserve in Prahran with Greens Higgins candidate, Jason Ball. I was pleased to be able to wear my rainbow laces along with the players to show my support for the fight against...

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MEMBERS STATEMENT: Duck Season

Mr HIBBINS — I condemn the Labor government's decision to proceed with this season's duck shooting season. It has resulted in the death or injury of ducks, protected species and non-game species. If it had any sense, it would make this year's duck season the last ever in Victoria.

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Local Government (Greater Geelong City Council) Bill 2016

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — I rise to speak on the Local Government (Greater Geelong City Council) Bill 2016, a bill that will essentially sack the Greater Geelong City Council. Before I get into the details of the bill, I will say at the outset that I do think this process has been poorly...

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Amendment: Port of Melbourne Lease Transaction Bill 2015

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — The question put before us is: do we agree to these amendments? The Greens will not be opposing these amendments, because while they do go to mitigating the very worst of the privatisation of the port they certainly do not provide for a port that would be in any...

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Adjournment: South Yarra Railway Station

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is that the minister set up a South Yarra station task force to lead and guide investment in South Yarra station. Funding to upgrade South Yarra station is needed in the upcoming state budget,...

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MEMBERS STATEMENT: St Mary's Primary School, St Kilda East

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — Congratulations to the students, families, teachers and staff at St Mary's Primary School in St Kilda East for their successful Bicycle Network Victoria Ride2School day. It was great to meet so many students and so many families who rode, walked, scooted, skated or caught public transport to school. 

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MEMBERS STATEMENT: Clean Up Australia Day

Mr HIBBINS — On Clean Up Australia Day I spent my Sunday morning picking up cigarette butts from around Windsor Plaza and the Windsor railway station. I was joined by Jason Ball, Stonnington Greens and the community, who also cleaned up the Windsor siding and Gladstone Gardens, where bottles and cans made...

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This Week In Parliament February 26

This week in Parliament, I have: Questioned the Treasurer about the Western Distributor Congratulated the Midsumma Festival and spoken out for LGBTI Equality Called for the Greyhound Racing industry to be shut down Spoken out in support of the Safe Schools Program

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Questions: Western Distributor

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) — My question is to the Treasurer, and it is regarding the western distributor business case. Yesterday the Melbourne Metro rail business case, released by the Treasurer, included references to an independent peer review undertaken of the transport modelling and forecast. Can the Treasurer confirm that the traffic modelling and...

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