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PARLIAMENT

Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak on the Suburban Rail Loop Bill 2021. This is a bill that will establish the Suburban Rail Loop Authority as a statutory authority to plan and deliver both the Suburban Rail Loop—the tunnel and the trains and the stations and what have you—and...

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Question without Notice: Water Safety

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is for the Minister for Community Sport. Victorianchildren have now missed out on the best part of two years’ swimming lessons. Last summerdrownings and water rescues increased dramatically, and when we eventually come out of lockdownwe are facing another dangerous summer at our beaches...

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Members Statement: Prahran Climate Emergency Declaration

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) 1177 locals have signed the Prahran climate emergency declaration. I want to say thank you. I’m taking your voice to Parliament. The declaration is about demanding stronger action on climate change from our governments. We are in a climate emergency. We are already experiencing the effects of...

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Constituency question: Future of the Prahran TAFE campus

My question is for the Minister for Training and Skills. I ask: what is the latest information on the future of the Prahran TAFE campus? For the past year I’ve been meeting with campus tenants, community leaders and government departments to discuss the future of the Prahran TAFE campus. It’s...

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Adjournment: Victorians stuck in NSW

My adjournment is for the Minister for Health and the action I seek is for the minister to allow Victorians who are stuck in NSW to return home. Many Victorians, including Prahran residents, have been inadvertently stuck in NSW and need to get home. Many are still paying rent in...

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Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Bill 2021

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Bill 2021. This bill puts in place essentially the same scheme we had last year, with much of the detail not in the bill but actually left to regulations to support commercial tenants. It will run until January...

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Question without Notice: Rental Support

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation. Minister, many people who rent their home are still facing financial and housing insecurity due to the pandemic, yet the government has not provided any specific measures to support them during the latest two...

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Members Statement: Homelessness Week

Mr HIBBINS: This week is Homelessness Week, and a wealthy society like ours should not have people without safe, secure places to call home. Yes, we need to build more homes for people in need. Yes, we need to end unfair tax breaks that lock people out of home ownership....

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Members Statement: Prahran Climate Emergency

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I thank everyone in the Prahran community that has signed thePrahran climate emergency declaration so far. Our community’s voice is loud and clear. We are in aclimate emergency. We are already experiencing the devastating effects of climate change, and weneed our governments to go further and faster....

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Constituency Question: Windsor Station

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is for the Minister for Transport Infrastructure, and can I ask for further details on the budget item ‘planning for an upgrade of the Windsor station southern platform second entrance’, including the amount of funding, the extent of planning, the time lines and when any...

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