Today Infrastructure Victoria – an independent statutory authority created by the Labor Government – begun consultation on the preparation of the 30-year infrastructure strategy. Infrastructure Victoria will take short term politics out of infrastructure planning, and keep our pipeline of major projects full to grow..
The Report and its findings continue to be based largely on subjective assumptions... I welcome any investigation by a proper Authority and I will fully cooperate in this process. I continue to vehemently deny any wrongdoing.
The Andrews Labor Government has made $1.3 million for extra support services to reduce the harm caused by ice in Melbourne's Western Suburbs.
The Andrews Labor Government announced the removal works this week and construction will start by the end of the year to lower the train line underground and rebuild Ginifer and St. Albans stations.
It was an honour to attend the official opening of the Victorian Assyrian Community’s new centre, Urmia House, yesterday on behalf of the Multicultural Affairs Minister Robin Scott. The VAC was established in 1983 to provide the Assyrian Community in Victoria with social and recreational..
The Andrews Labor Government has handed down the first budget of its term, and it has shown that only Labor will deliver for families in Melbourne's West. It delivers Victoria’s biggest ever education budget, a huge boost for health and a record investment for public transport.
In the lead up to the Centenary of ANZAC recently, I had the honour of attending the City of Maribyrnong ANZAC memorial tree planting ceremony. I was joined by with the Member for Footscray, Marsha Thomson, and my fellow Western Metropolitan Members of the Legislative Council, Khalil Eideh, Bernie Finn and Colleen Hartland.
It was an honour to join with the Vietnamese Youth Group on the steps of Parliament House to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon. The Youth Group campaign for freedom and democracy in Vietnam.
I joined the Board Chair of Western Health, the Hon Bronwyn Pike, the CEO of Western Health, Associate Professor Alex Cockram, Mary-Anne Thomas MP representing the Minister for Health, together with Western MPs Marsha Thomson MP, Natalie Suleyman MP and Khalil Eideh MP to officially open the Intensive Care and Cardiac Services Unit at Sunshine Hospital.