Labor’s Roads Minister spins while country roads fall apart

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Even when being urged by members of Victoria Police to do something about the state of country roads, Roads Minister Jaala Pulford sticks to government spin. Following on from a serious accident on the Warracknabeal-Rainbow Rd where a woman was injured, Leading Senior Constable Tony Clark told the Warracknabeal Herald that: “VicRoads seriously needs to […]

Second Reading: Great Ocean Road and Environs Protection Bill 2019

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Today I rise to speak on the Great Ocean Road and Environs Protection Bill 2019. It is a bill that is actually going to attempt to streamline management responsibilities for the region along its whole length. The idea is very good in principle, and that is why prior to the last election that was an […]

Constituency Question – Tower Hill

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My question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, and I ask her for the latest information on the development of the Tower Hill master plan. Public consultation started in October last year and the Engage Victoria website says that a consultation findings summary is to be released in January 2020, but […]

Our commitment – a container deposit scheme for Victoria


Member for South West Coast Roma Britnell says community groups and the environment will be the big winners under a Liberal Nationals plan to introduce a Container Deposit Scheme. Ms Britnell said a Michael O’Brien led Liberal National Government would introduce the scheme which will reduce litter and help clubs and groups fundraise. “Victorians have […]

Minister asked to look at management of koala populations in the south-west

Member for South West Coast has put on the record her condemnation of the act of cruelty in Cape Bridgewater which has lead to multiple koala deaths. Speaking in State Parliament on Thursday morning, Ms Britnell said she was shocked an appalled at the images and videos which circulated on social media. “Animal cruelty is […]

Going into bat for Portland District Health

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In Parliament on Wednesday evening, Ms Britnell called on the Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos to review the classification of Portland District Health’s urgent care centre to determine if it should be reclassified as an emergency department. “My office has been contacted by a number of constituents who have presented at the urgent care centre […]

Adjournment: Portland District Health

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My adjournment matter is for the Minister for Health in the other place, and the action I seek is for her to review the classification of the urgent care centre at Portland District Health. This is a situation that is disadvantaging people who live in the far south-west of the state and needs to be […]

Members Statement: Cape Bridgewater Koala deaths.

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I want to put on the record my condemnation of the abhorrent act of cruelty that lead to a number of koala deaths at Cape Bridgewater in my electorate. Animal cruelty is not acceptable in any instance, and those responsible must face the full brunt of the law. I am pleased that an investigation has […]