(Wednesday, 25 November 2020 10:13): I rise to congratulate Josie Minniti, who was recently awarded a Westfield Local Heroes award in recognition of her volunteer work over many years. This award is given to individuals and affiliated organisations that have had a positive impact on their community.
I rise to congratulate one of my constituents, master craftsman Dionysius Paraskevatos, for his recent exhibition of model ship replicas, entitled A Mariner’s Passion, at Macleod College, the opening of which I was very pleased to attend. I have known Dionysius for many years, and his passion for model ship making and history is inspiring.
A landmark reform to provide portable long service leave in industries where short-term contracts and movement between employers are common has achieved a major milestone, breaking through 200,000 registrations in little over 30 months.
The Victorian Government is taking extra steps to protect young children and their families and minimise transmission in vital early childhood education and care settings, with free at-home rapid antigen tests to support Victoria’s youngest learners.
Victorian major projects, led by the Andrews Labor Government’s unprecedented pipeline of new roads, rail, hospitals, schools and other community-building infrastructure, have reached record levels.