Parliament

Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — I take pleasure in joining the debate on the bill before the house which will repeal the Medical Treatment Act 1988 and amend relevant provisions of the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986 and the Powers of Attorney Act 2014. The objective..

Painted Hills recreation Reserve

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 932) I wish to raise a matter for the attention of the Acting Minister for Sport, and the action I seek is that he support the funding application of the Whittlesea City Council for $650 000 from the Community Sports Infrastructure Fund..

State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — It is with great pleasure that I join the debate on the State Taxation Acts Further Amendment Bill 2016. I want to commend the Treasurer for his great stewardship of the Victorian economy. We had confirmation only last week that the..

Land For Disability Respite in Whittlesea

GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 914) My constituency question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change in her capacity as the minister responsible for Crown land, and I ask: is there any available state-owned land in the Whittlesea local government area for a new..

Jennifer Leigh Cuxson

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — Diamond Creek lost one of its true gems on 20 October 2016. Jenny Lynn Cuxson, nee Morse, passed away peacefully at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre of that terrible disease, pancreatic cancer. I was proud to call Jenny a friend,..

Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — I take great pleasure in joining the debate on the Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016. Fishing is something that I am really growing to love. I have always loved to be outdoors, but in my younger years I probably found it..

Alpine Resorts Legislation Amendment Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — I take great pleasure in joining the debate on the Alpine Resorts Legislation Amendment Bill 2016. As the Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism and Major Events and the Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Victoria, I am acutely aware of the importance of our..

Suicide Prevention

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 826) Today I rise to discuss a difficult issue that many of us in this place have been connected to in some way personally. It is certainly something all members will be aware of in their electorates from time to time,..

Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — I take great pleasure in joining the debate on the Victorian Fisheries Authority Bill 2016. Fishing is something that I am really growing to love. I have always loved to be outdoors, but in my younger years I probably found it a..

Wattle Glen CFA Station Upgrade

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 789) My question is to the Minister for Emergency Services. What is the progress of the Wattle Glen fire station upgrade, which has been funded by the Andrews Labor government? Can the minister provide further information to the Wattle Glen brigade..

Betsey Chapman

 MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — It is with great privilege and sadness that I rise in this place to pay tribute to my dear friend Betsey Agar Chapman, who was born on 30 July 1927 and passed away, sadly, on 18 September 2016 in her 90th year. Betsey..

Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Amendment Bill 2016

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — Sometimes it is easy to speak in this place. Sometimes it is not. Sometimes when you follow someone that is younger than you and has the most aged and archaic views, it is really, really hard. I join the debate on..

Heidelberg-Kinglake Road, Cottles Bridge

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 710) I wish to raise a matter for the attention of the Minister for Roads and Road Safety, and the action I seek is a safety assessment and upgrade of the Heidelberg-Kinglake Road in Cottles Bridge between Laceys Road and Church..

Police Resources

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — The emperor has no clothes. Do as I say, not as I do. When those opposite were occupying the government benches there was no such concern for law and order. They talked a lot. They talked the tough game, but when..

Suicide Prevention

MS GREEN — I would also like to thank Minister Foley who announced that Whittlesea will be part of six regions taking part in a community-based trial as part of the Victorian suicide prevention framework which aims to halve the number of suicides in Victoria over the..

Whittlesea Respite Care

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — Last month I was pleased to welcome the Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing to Whittlesea to announce that the Andrews Labor government will build a six-bed respite facility. I take this opportunity to pay tribute to Trevor Carroll and the..

Hurstbridge Rail

MS GREEN (Yan Yean) — (11 651) My question is to the Minister for Public Transport. What are the time lines for the Level Crossing Removal Authority’s investigation and planning for duplication of the Hurstbridge rail line beyond Greensborough? As the minister knows, many of my constituents..