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PARLIAMENT

Question without Notice: Electric Vehicles

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. The latest Victorian Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report, released in December last year, found that transport had Victoria’s largest growth as a source of emissions, now accounts for a fifth of our state’s entire emissions and...

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Change or Suppression Conversions Practices Prohibition Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise on behalf of the Victorian Greens to speak in support of the Change or Suppression (Conversion) Practices Prohibition Bill 2020. I will start by acknowledging the survivors of this harmful, insidious practice and also those who did not survive this incredibly damaging practice and this ideology that...

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Members statements: COVID-19 Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to thank everyone in our community in the Prahran electorate for their efforts this year. Whether you have been essential workers on the front lines in health care and social services, our awesome teachers and childcare workers, delivery drivers and retail workers who have been serving us...

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Constituency questions: Housing in Prahran

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My constituency question is to the Minister for Housing, and I ask: will any of the funding for housing initiatives in this year’s budget be expended within the Prahran electorate, and if so, where, when and how many units? I was certainly pleased to see the state...

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Members Statement: COVID-19 Chapel Street

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): It was great to be out and about on Chapel Street over the weekend and see our local shopping strips coming back to life. Our shops, our restaurants and our bars—I was not short of a beer during the lockdown, but it was great to have a beer...

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Questions without notice: Electric Vehicles

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Minister, governments around the world are increasing the uptake of electric vehicles by lowering costs and making them more affordable. Locally new electric vehicles make up less than 1 per cent of car sales, some...

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Constituency Question: Home Energy Upgrades

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, and the question I ask is: will the minister fund home energy upgrades for homes in the Prahran electorate in the upcoming state budget? Too many homes in the Prahran electorate, particularly rented homes, just are...

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Transport Legislation Amendment Bill 2020

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): The member for Mordialloc must be so visionary—he has already envisaged my speech that I have not actually given yet. He has taken visionary to a whole new level there. I hope my speech matches up with the one he has already got in his mind. The Transport...

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Grievance Debate: COVID-19 and Green New Deal

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to join this grievance debate to grieve for all those Victorians who have become unemployed, who have lost work or who have had reduced hours who are now facing both financial and housing insecurity brought on by the COVID economic crisis. It is an understatement...

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Statement on Parliamentary Committee Report: PAEC Inquiry into the Victorian Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the interim report of the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee’s inquiry into the Victorian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been an extensive inquiry. We have heard from ministers and a number of groups across a wide range of areas...

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