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PARLIAMENT

Adjournment: Upgrade the #78 Tram

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Public Transport, and the action I seek is for the minister to upgrade the 78 tram. Now, we love the 78 tram in my community. It is our neighbourhood tram. It runs right through the electorate along Chapel Street but then up across the...

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Question without Notice: Banning offshore drilling for oil and gas

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Minister, two weeks ago the New South Wales government announced that they will effectively ban offshore drilling for oil and gas. Will the Victorian government now do the same? Ms D’AMBROSIO (Minister for Energy, Environment...

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Constituency question: Prahran pop-up bike lanes

My constituency question is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and I ask: what is the latest information on the proposal for pop-up bike lanes within the Prahran electorate? In Prahran the lack of safe, separated cycling routes, particularly along Chapel Street, is regularly raised with me by...

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Members statement: Protecting LGBTIQ teachers and students

 As a progressive politician I would have thought choosing between protecting trans and gay students and teachers and supporting Scott Morrison would be a pretty easy decision, yet disgracefully the Liberals’ religious discrimination bill passed federal Parliament last night with the help of Labor and so-called moderate Liberals. Protecting LGBTI...

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Members statement: First Nations healing ceremony

I want to thank the Wurundjeri traditional owners and Stonnington council for the healing ceremony that they put on on 26 January this year. It was an insightful, warm ceremony. I was so pleased that children, including my own, were able to take part. Apparently Pauline Hanson has a problem with...

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Grievance debate: Transport emissions and air pollution

I rise today to join the grievance debate. I want to focus my grievance on the emissions and air pollution created by our transport system here in Victoria, adding to the climate crisis and damaging the health of Victorians.   Emissions from Transport Now, the facts are startling. Around a...

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Major Events Legislation Amendment (Unauthorised Ticket Packages and Other Matters) Bill 2021

MR HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the Major Events Legislation Amendment (Unauthorised Ticket Packages and Other Matters) Bill 2021. This bill obviously builds on previous legislation that we have passed in this Parliament that put restrictions on ticket scalpers and onsellers to major sporting events and other major events in...

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Constituency question: Plan for Prahran TAFE site

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is to the Minister for Training and Skills, and I ask for further detail on the plan to acquire the Prahran TAFE site and develop a master plan, which is an important step forward towards realising the shared vision of an arts and education precinct...

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Members statements: Out and About in Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): It has been great to be out and about in the Prahran electorate meeting up with residents, businesses, community groups and organisations. In recent weeks I have spoken at Reconciliation Stonnington about the high rates of Indigenous incarceration in Victoria and the need for criminal justice reform. I...

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Members statements: Far-Right Ideology and Protest

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to condemn the inciting of violence, the parading of gallows and the torrent of racist, sexist and transphobic abuse that has been directed at my parliamentary colleagues. Peaceful protests, demonstrations and even some direct action are the hallmarks of a democratic society, but what is...

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