Adjournment Matter: Warrnambool SDS playground funding.

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Education, and the action I seek is that he provide information about what specific equipment is funded as part of the new build of the Warrnambool Special Developmental School. On 19 September last year, in response to a question from me in this place about budget allocations for […]

Constituency Question – Warrnambool Base Hospital

My question is to the Minister for Health in the other place, and I ask: will the minister visit my electorate and discuss the much-needed upgrade to the Warrnambool Base Hospital, and if so, when? Minister, I sent you an email on 6 December inviting you to visit the hospital but you have ignored my correspondence. […]

Address in reply

 I am pleased to rise today to give my address-in-reply to the Governor’s speech. It is the first time I have had the opportunity to make such an address, but of course it is not my inaugural speech, having been elected at a by-election in 2015. I thought that my election to this role in […]

Questions without Notice – Port of Melbourne

Ms BRITNELL (Shadow Minister for Ports and Freight)  My question is to the Minister for Ports and Freight. Major stevedoring companies that operate at the port of Melbourne have increased their infrastructure access fee from $3.60 in 2017 to more than $80 per container at the start of 2019. Minister, in March 2016 the Treasurer promised […]

Members Statement – Tribute to Max Cameron

I rise to pay tribute to a stalwart of the Liberal Party in South West Coast, Max Cameron, who passed away suddenly on 9 February. Max was a true gentleman and probably typical of the type of bloke you would find in a small country community—always up for a chat, capable, practical and available to help […]

Adjournment Matter: Animal Activists

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Agriculture in the other place, and the action I seek is a government-backed campaign so the community can be confident in what farmers do to protect the environment and care for animals. Many members may not be aware, but late last month animal activist group Aussie Farms […]

Members Statement – Achievements

Since joining this place three years ago I have been blown away by what can be achieved when a community gets together and advocates strongly to get things done. In South-West Coast we have seen time and time again what happens when we band together and have a strong and active local member. We had […]

Adjournment – Roadside Management

My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Emergency Services, and the action I seek is for him to coordinate a meeting of government departments to develop a comprehensive plan for fire preparedness in South-West Coast which eliminates cumbersome red tape. Minister, for three years I have had Country Fire Authority volunteers from across the […]