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PARLIAMENT

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak on the Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Amendment Bill 2019, which the Greens strongly support. This bill will set an additional target to the Victorian renewable energy target of 50 per cent by 2030. Before I move on, it is worth going into...

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Members Statement: Pedestrian and Cycling Infrastructure

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran): I rise to speak on the need for safer pedestrian and cycling infrastructure in the Prahran electorate. Being able to walk and ride around safely in our community is absolutely essential to keeping Prahran a liveable place and making it accessible for everyone, particularly for those who cannot...

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Members Statement: Presentation College Windsor

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to express sympathy to the students and parents at Presentation College Windsor (PCW), who were shocked and heartbroken at the news that their school would be closing at the end of next year. I fully support the efforts of the parents and the school community...

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Members Statement: The World Is One Kilometre: Greville Street, Prahran

Mr HIBBINS: I recently attended the release of Dr Judith Buckrich’s new book, The World Is One Kilometre: Greville Street, Prahran. This was held at the new Prahran High School and was very well attended. Greville Street has a fantastic history—Indigenous, civic, political, artistic—and counterculture for music, clothes, food and lifestyle....

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Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2019

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise on behalf of the Greens on the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2019, which will provide for the self-determination of sex marker on a person’s birth certificate and remove the requirements for surgery. This bill is such an important step forward for Victoria...

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Question without Notice: Native Wildlife Protection

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change. Minister, one of the reports that came out recently about Crown partnering with junket operators backed by Asia’s organised crime syndicates included evidence that high rollers were hunting and killing wombats in Victoria, which also...

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Adjournment: Port Phillip EcoCentre

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, and the action I seek is for the minister to provide the funding required to support the Port Phillip EcoCentre redevelopment. The Port Phillip EcoCentre is a leading community-managed organisation led by a dedicated...

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Matters of Public Importance - Homelessness and Public Housing

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : Last week Victorians shivered through a week of severe cold. It also happened to be Homelessness Week. Just think what that week would have been like for people who do not have safe places to call home. The Greens put forward this matter of public importance today...

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Single Use Plastics Ban - Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2019

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) : I rise to speak on the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2019, which is a bill to ban certain single-use plastic bags here in Victoria. This is a bill that the Greens strongly support. In fact it is something that my Greens colleagues and I have been pushing...

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Adjournment: Prahran Public Housing Upgrade

Mr HIBBINS (Prahran) :  My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Housing, and the action I seek is for the minister to upgrade public housing estates in the Prahran electorate, of which there are several in South Yarra, Prahran, St Kilda and Windsor—all around the Prahran electorate, including building new...

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