Victoria’s first all-electric bus depot will be powered up in coming weeks, marking a major milestone in the Andrews Labor Government’s push towards a cleaner and more sustainable bus fleet. Premier Daniel Andrews and Minister for Public Transport Ben Carroll today visited the Ventura depot..
The Andrews Labor Government is giving more community groups across Victoria the chance to receive grants to address local road safety issues.
Victoria has had the largest increase in the number of government schools that have opened over the past five years, ahead of any Australian state or jurisdiction, new data shows.
I am delighted to update the house on the success of the power saving bonus and Solar Homes program in my electorate.
I rise to congratulate the Epping-Wollert Nepalese Community on their enormous contribution to the local community and Victoria more broadly.
I rise to acknowledge the volunteers and staff at the Greenbrook Community House in my electorate of Mill Park and the role that they play in empowering and supporting the local community.
I rise firstly to congratulate Andrew Giles, the re-elected federal member for Scullin, who had a wonderful victory along with the federal Labor Party.
I want to acknowledge a number of sporting clubs in my electorate of Mill Park and the players and volunteers who are the backbones of these community organisations.
I rise to acknowledge a very significant investment in the Merriang Special Developmental School announced in last week’s Labor government budget of 2022–23.
I rise to congratulate Rudra Sekhri, a young climate change activist and future astronomer from South Morang who I recently had the pleasure of meeting at an event celebrating the 2021 ABC Takeover Melbourne competition winners.
In this spirit I was also delighted to host a community celebration for Harmony Week with my community again this year, acknowledging the diverse cultural contribution of our rich multicultural community in my electorate.
I also had the opportunity last week to visit the Whittlesea City Basketball Association leadership team at the Mill Park basketball stadium.
I rise to acknowledge some of the inspiring young leaders in my community, the young women of Al Siraat College in Epping.
I rise to congratulate proud Kokatha/Gunditjmara man David Arden, a noted guitarist, singer and storyteller who lives in my electorate of Mill Park.
(Thursday, 5 August 2021): I rise to acknowledge and thank the Northern Health staff, volunteers and everyone involved in vaccinating our community in the electorate of Mill Park.
(Thursday, 10 June 2021): I wish to place on the record my heartfelt gratitude to Sikh Community Connections and their volunteers, who have stepped up to the challenges that the pandemic has brought, making sure that those in difficult financial circumstances or those who isolate to protect our community have access to a freshly cooked vegetarian meal.
(Wednesday, 26 May 2021): I am pleased to inform the house that last week I was able to honour some of our local environmental volunteers at an afternoon tea in my electorate office.
(Thursday, 6 May 2021): I was privileged to recently attend and address the public memorial for George Zangalis, a giant of the left in Australia, who passed away on 26 March aged 90.