First All-Electric Bus Depot Powering Ahead

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..

Victoria Leads Nation On New Government Schools

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.

Member's Statement: Energy Policy

I am delighted to update the house on the success of the power saving bonus and Solar Homes program in my electorate.

Member's Statement: Greenbrook Community House

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.

Member's Statement: Federal Election

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.

Member's Statement: Rudra Sekhri

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.

Member's Statement: Harmony Week

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.

Member's Statement: David Arden

I rise to congratulate proud Kokatha/Gunditjmara man David Arden, a noted guitarist, singer and storyteller who lives in my electorate of Mill Park.

Member's Statement: NORTHERN HEALTH

(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.

Member's Statement: George Zangalis

(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.