It is a pleasure to rise to speak on this important matter of public importance. I will take a moment to pick up on some of the things said by the previous speaker, the member for Bundoora.
Commentators across the world have for some time been warning about the fragile nature of the world's economies and those of our nation and state.
Commentators across the world have for some time been warning about the fragile nature of the world's economies and those of our nation and state. With the commodities boom a distant memory and the car industry getting ready to join it, it is clear we are not immune.
To the Legislative Assembly of Victoria:
We, the undersigned citizens of Victoria, call on the Legislative Assembly of Victoria to note the harmful impacts of the decision by the Daniel Andrews Labor government to declare new public holidays in Victoria.
I rise to condemn this anti-small business Labor government for the damage it will continue to inflict on Victoria's small business community through its Grand Final Friday public holiday on 2 October.
On 26 August I was pleased to join my colleague Wendy Lovell, a member for Northern Victoria in the upper house,
On 17 August the Australian Industry Group released a report on the impacts of the Premier's grand final eve public holiday
It is a pleasure to rise and speak on this matter of public importance. Firstly, I would like to wish everybody a very happy Small Business Month, because it is Small Business Month.
On 13 August I was pleased to join the member for Ripon in speaking to small businesses in Ararat, Stawell, Maryborough and Creswick.
Today I rise to call on the Minister for Police to fulfil the clear directions given by the Chief Commissioner of Police, Ken Lay, as detailed in his letter last year for the Somerville police station, and provide the 16 hours a day service Chief Commissioner Lay had committed to in writing for the people of the Somerville community.