Adjournment debate: Port Fairy CFA/SES

My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, and the action I seek is a commitment to the co-location of the Port Fairy CFA and SES to the soon-to-be former Ambulance Victoria site. I have raised this matter in the house several times, but there is still no firm […]

Second Reading Debate: Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

I rise today to speak on the Primary Industries Legislation Amendment Bill 2019, which is a bill that I spoke on in 2017. It has been said by the speakers before me that it is very much like deja vu. For me, this reflects that the government talk the talk but do not actually believe what […]

Members Statement: Portland Ring Road height restrictions

My question is to the Minister for Roads in the other place, and I ask her for the latest information on requests from the Glenelg Shire Council and industry for the government to address height restrictions on the Portland ring-road. Minister, as you know, this road leads to the port of Portland, but the Bridgewater […]

Portland freight rail must become priority for government

The Andrews Labor Government has botched the Murray Basin Rail Project and is leaving the Port of Portland at a competitive disadvantage, Member for South West Coast and Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight Roma Britnell says. Ms Britnell said the Andrews Labor Government needed to take responsibility and complete the important project to standardise […]

Common sense approach needed for Portland bridge height issues

Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell has called on roads minister Jaala Pulford to take a common sense approach to fixing height issues with the Bridgewater Road overpass on the Ring Road. In Parliament on Tuesday, Ms Britnell said there was an easy and common sense solution to the issue, which is forcing trucks […]