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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 - Second reading

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 - Second readingMr T. SMITH (Kew) (22:05:10) — It is a difficult thing we are doing this evening in debating the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017. I know that there are very heartfelt views on both sides of the chamber, and indeed within parliamentary ...
  Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Political Donations - Matters of Public Importance

Political donations Matters of Public Importance 20 September 2017Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to follow the ill‑informed and indeed misled member for Mordialloc on this important matter of public importance as submitted by the member for Keysborough. I remind the member for ...
  Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 - Second Reading

Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 - Second Reading 19 September 2017 Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my melancholy duty to rise to speak on the Renewable Energy (Jobs and Investment) Bill 2017 — the kill jobs bill, the kill household budgets bill, the killing bill for ...
  Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Vale Paul Fitzgerald AM - Members Statement

Mr T. SMITH — Paul Fitzgerald, AM, was Australia’s most pre‑eminent portrait artist for many decades. He painted Her Majesty the Queen on no less than three occasions, numerous prime ministers, including Sir Robert Menzies, and Sir Henry Bolte when he was Premier of Victoria. Paul was ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Vale Claude Ullin AM - Members Statement

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — I rise to mourn the loss of two dear friends of mine who passed away recently, the first being Claude Ullin, AM. Claude was a councillor at the cities of Malvern and Stonnington for many years. Claude was first elected as the mayor of Malvern in 1987 and served as the ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Energy Policy - Matters of Public Importance

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is my pleasure to join this matter of public importance as moved by the member for Caulfield. It is apt that I follow the member for Eltham, who made some extraordinary claims in her less than, shall we say, accurate oration of some note this afternoon. I remind the ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Kew's Walmer Street Bridge - Adjournment

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — (13 026) My adjournment matter this evening is for the Minister for Roads and Road Safety. The action I seek is that the minister fund an upgrade of the Walmer Street bridge, which crosses the Yarra River between the City of Yarra and City of Boroondara in Kew. The Walmer ...
  Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Vale Hon. Fiona Richardson - Condolence

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — It is an honour to join this condolence motion to farewell my dear friend Fiona Richardson in the presence of her husband, Stephen Newnham, my good friend. The last day I saw Fiona was 30 May. It was at a Public Accounts and Estimates Committee hearing. Fiona was clearly ...
  Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Member for Tarneit - Member Statement

Mr T. SMITH — We cannot see yet if the member Tarneit is going to turn up today. He probably should not. He ought to hang his head in shame. He ought to resign.Honourable members interjecting.Mr T. SMITH — I am glad the Premier is here. The Premier should boot the member for Tarneit out ...
  Thursday, 22 June 2017

Vicky the Truck - Members Statement

Mr T. SMITH (Kew) — Honourable members will be aware of the presence yesterday of Vicky the propaganda truck that was parked outside the Parliament. This ridiculous semitrailer, $1 million worth of semitrailer paid for by the taxpayers of Victoria — —Honourable members ...
  Thursday, 22 June 2017